March 22, 2018

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Early registration discounts end on March 25

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Featured Articles

PCGS 2018 is ideal for: 
•    Private and public company directors and advisory board members 
•    Private company and family-owned company owners, shareholders and investors 
•    Private equity-owned company investors and managers 

Business Disruption and the Effective Private and Family Company Board 

Featured Speakers 

Julia H. Klein 
Chairwoman and CEO, C.H. Briggs Co.

Ronda Ritter Ray 
Lead Family Director, E. Ritter & Company

David W. Henderson 
President and CEO, Samaritan Medical Center

Manuel Diez 
Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, Diesco Ltd. 

Rebecca Peterson 
Board Member and Family Council Member, Sasser Family Holdings

Timothy E. Ellsworth 
Director, Chair, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc.

Roger Koch 
Principal and Co-Chairman, Koch Development Company 

Ivy Silver 
Director, Fulton Bank, CIMG 

Robert E. Chappell 
Former Chairman and CEO, Penn Mutual; Director, Quaker Chemical, The South Chester Tube Company, CSS Industries 

Chris Herschend 
Vice Chairman, Herschend Entertainment 

Andrew D. Pitcairn 
Chair, Pitcairn Family Council; Board Member, Pitcairn 

Joanna Peters 
Managing Principal, StratConGlobal, Inc.

Jon M. Peterson 
Chief Executive Officer, The Peterson Companies 

Roberta Sydney 
Board Chair, Sydney Associates, Inc. 

Member, Board of Advisors, IPC Global Solutions 


Early registration discounts end on March 25

Six reasons to attend the Private Company Governance Summit 
  • Our speakers are private company owners, shareholders and board members sharing real world ideas
  • Advance your board toward effectiveness and excellence, no matter what kind of board you have
  • Network with your peers and share governance ideas
  • In-depth keynotes from McKeel Hagerty, CEO, Hagerty; Craig Duchossois and Ashley Joyce, The Duchossois Group; and Eric L. Motley, Executive VP, The Aspen Institute, and Board Member, Barry-Wehmiller Companies
  • Workshops on private board compensation, the mechanics of an effective board meeting, board evaluation/refreshment and more
And one reason to register now 
  • Early registration discounts expire May 25 (this Sunday)

The Private Company Governance Summit, Washington, D.C., May 16-18, 2018, focuses on how private and family businesses build and use an engaged and effective board of directors to effectively navigate today’s turbulence. 

McKeel Hagerty 
Chief Executive Officer, Hagerty
Craig J. Duchossois 
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Duchossois Group
Ashley D. Joyce 
President, The Duchossois Foundation

Eric L. Motley, PhD 
Executive Vice President, The Aspen Institute; Board Member, Barry-Wehmiller Companies

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Conference Venue 


The Westin City Center, Washington D.C. 

A limited number of rooms are available at a special conference group rate of $299 per night which includes complimentary guest room internet, plus taxes which are presently 14.5% and subject to change. Reservations must be made prior to the cut-off date of Tuesday, April 25, 2018. Reservations may be made online here. 

Reservations may also be made by calling 1-888-627-9035 and reference “Directors and Boards” 

The hotel is located close to three airports: Reagan National Airport, 4 miles; Dulles International Airport, 27 miles; and Baltimore Washington International Airport, 32 miles. 

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