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Women Governance Trailblazers with Liz & Courtney: Maryrose Sylvester (3/15/24)

In the latest episode of Women Governance Trailblazers, Courtney and Liz are joined by Maryrose Sylvester to discuss:

  1. Maryrose’s transition from the corporate world to the public company board world, and how she evaluates board service opportunities.
  2. What traits are essential to bring to the boardroom.
  3. Methods for staying informed as a director on the latest industry trends and the broader business environment.
  4. The most valuable lessons Maryrose has learned from board service.
  5. Advice for women who aspire to become directors.
  6. Effective approaches to communicating and collaborating with fellow board members and with management teams.
  7. How directors can measure and evaluate their own performance and impact as a board member.
  8. What Maryrose thinks women in the corporate governance field can add to the current conversation on the societal role of companies.




Liz Dunshee is a Senior Editor at CCRcorp and a Partner at Fredrikson & Byron P.A. 

Courtney Kamlet is VP, AGC and Corporate Secretary at Vontier Corporation 

Maryrose Sylvester is an Independent Director at Vontier Corporation, Flex, Waste Management, and Harley-Davidson and previously served in executive and leadership roles at General Electric for over 30 years. 

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