National Committees

Below are the Private Directors Association®  standing National Committees and Chairs. All of the Committee Chairs and Members volunteer their time to support the organization. The Committees meet on a regular basis. As a Member of the Private Directors Association® , you are welcome to serve on any Committee. To do so, please contact the Chair of the Committee as listed below. Interested in learning more about one or more of our committees, click here to read the COMMITTEE DEFINITIONS!

Executive Committee

TITLE NAME COMPANY NAME
Chairman and Director Joseph S. Poehling Prometheus Group, Inc.
Director and President & CEO Kenneth B. Hoganson, Jr. RBI Advisors, LLC
Director and Vice-President & COO Dennis Kessler Midwest Family Business Advisors
Director Phil Grybas Great Plains Communications
Director Lawrence M. Molinari Perlick Corporation
Director and Vice-President for Chapters  Roy Verstraete Independent Board Director
Director and Vice-President & Corporate Secretary Paul Marcela Governance Partners Group LLC

 

AUDIT & Risk COMMITTEE

TITLE NAME COMPANY NAME
Chairman and Director Phil Grybas Great Plains Communications
Director and President & CEO Kenneth B. Hoganson, Jr. RBI Advisors, LLC
Director Dave Watkins Formerly East Balt Bakeries

Nominating & Governance COMMITTEE

TITLE NAME COMPANY NAME
Chairman and Director Lawrence M. Molinari Perlick Corporation
Chairman of the Board of Directors Joseph S. Poehling Prometheus Group, Inc.
Director and President & CEO Kenneth B. Hoganson, Jr. RBI Advisors, LLC
Director and Vice-President & COO Dennis Kessler Midwest Family Business Advisors
Director and Vice-President for Chapters  M. Jay Heilbrunn The Distributor Board Inc.
Vice President for Membership Raphael Lavin Standard Professional Services, LLC

National Committee Leadership 

TITLE NAME COMPANY NAME
Chairperson Board Opportunities Bets Lillo Positive Coaching Alliance Chicago
Chairperson Body of Knowledge Shepherd Pryor Teamwork Technologies
Chairperson Chapters M. Jay Heilbrunn The Distributor Board, Inc.
Co-Chairperson Digital Matt Hartzman RedMane Technology LLC 
Co-Chairperson Digital Gail Holmberg Fortium Partners
Chairperson Director Development & Referral Bill Edwards Renewal Alliance LLC
Co-Chairperson Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Sherrin Ingram Int'l Center for Strategic Planning
Co-Chairperson Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Kim Theiss Independent Board Member
 
Chairperson e-Newsletter Editorial Barbara Ford Phoenix Strategic Advisors
Chairperson Family Business Centers David Spitulnik Spitulnik Advisors
Co-Chairperson Marketing Scott Steer Steering IMC, LLC
Co-Chairperson Marketing Tracy Till T4 Verge, Inc.
Chairperson Membership Raphael Lavin Standard Professional Services, LLC
Chairperson Model Board Meeting Rob Sligh The Family Business Consulting Group
Chairperson Resource Shepherd Pryor Teamwork Technologies 
Chairperson Speakers Bureau Deby Glidden Core Point Partners, LLC
Chairperson Sponsorship Dennis Kessler Midwest Family Business Advisors
Co-Chairperson Webinars Andria Long Growth Accelerator
Co-Chairperson Webinars Juliette Nimmons EXO Living, LLC

 

FULL COMMITTEE LIST