Webinar | Executing your Fiduciary Duty during a time of Crisis - What Directors Need to Know

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM CST
Zoom Information Will Be Shared the Day of the Event



Boards and their directors always need to understand their roles and fiduciary duties but these can be especially vexing in times of crisis. Distinguishing between overseeing running the company versus actually running the company, this webinar seeks to assist directors in understanding their roles in the context of fiduciary duties and also outlines some of the tools and important considerations when supervising management and the situation.

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Bruce Goldstein
Managing Director, Restructuring Advisory
Amherst Partners

Bruce Goldstein is a Managing Director at Amherst Partners and a cofounder of the Private Directors Association.  He is a seasoned operations and financial advisor (CEO, CRO, COO, CFO, VP Finance, etc.) with 35 years of experience in mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, corporate finance, general management, market expansion and franchising, including executive positions at Amherst Partners, MorrisAnderson, SALA Capital Corporation and PricewaterhouseCoopers.


Bruce Werner
Managing Director

Kona Advisors LLC

Bruce Werner is the Managing Director of Kona Advisors LLC,  which provides governance and owner advisory services to middle market businesses. His range of assignments has included M&A, strategy, finance, workout, succession planning and all facets of family business consulting. Mr. Werner is an experienced outside  director,  having served on numerous boards during periods of growth, restructuring and crisis management.

He writes and speaks on governance issues impacting the middle market.


Elizabeth B. Vandesteeg

Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP

Lisa Vandesteeg is the chair of both the Litigation and Dispute Resolution and the Data Security and Privacy groups at Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP in its Chicago office. She concentrates her practice in the areas of bankruptcy, commercial litigation, business disputes, and privacy and data security issues. Lisa is a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the U.S. Private Sector, as qualified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, which is the world’s largest information privacy organization. Lisa assists clients with developing and implementing information security programs that are reasonable and appropriate for their specific business needs and risks, and she also advises clients on their various cybersecurity compliance and regulatory issues.