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Board service lessons learned from past crises + thoughts for the future

MWi emeritus members, Gail Lione, and Mary Ellen Stanek share their board experience and lessons learned during a crisis, and their thoughts on the future. Gail and Mary Ellen serve on multiple public and private corporate boards. Kristin Dufek, MWi program chair moderated the discussion.

Gail Lione is a senior executive with business strategy, intellectual property, human resources, and corporate governance experience in the C-Suite. She is Senior Counsel at Dentons US LLP, and an adjunct professor of intellectual property law at Georgetown University Law School. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Sargento Foods Inc. since 2006 and Badger Meter, Inc. (NYSE:BMI) since February 2012.

Mary Ellen Stanek, CFA, has over 40 years of investment management experience. She currently serves as Managing Director of Robert W. Baird & Co. and Chief Investment Officer of Baird Advisors responsible for over $87 Billion in Assets under Management. Mary Ellen serves on the boards of Baird Financial Group, Northwestern Mutual, and WEC Energy Group (NYSE:WEC).



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