Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB)
September 26, 2017
The Atlanta Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the advocate for the profession of directorship, today announced the election of Luis Aguilar, Director, Envestnet, Inc., Donnelley Financial Solutions, Inc., and MiMedx Group, Inc. and former Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Tim Bentsen, Director, Synovus Financial Corp. and formerly with KPMG for 37 years, and Mario Concha, Director, Applied Minerals, Inc., and former President, Chemical Division, Georgia Pacific Corp. The elections increase membership of the Board of Directors to 13.
“Our NACD Atlanta Chapter embarked on a very ambitious strategy to improve every aspect of our service and value to members, sponsors, and the business community,” said Eric McCarthey, NACD Atlanta Chairman. “The centerpiece of this strategy was expanding our board with the very best experienced directors. With Mario, Luis, and Tim, we have exceptionally talented new directors who will add substantially to our programming content design ideas and to additional subject-matter experts that each of their respective networks can bring to our sessions. We are so excited about them joining and adding new momentum to our mission.”
Luis Aguilar served as a Commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from July 31, 2008, to December 31, 2015. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Aguilar was active in both business and law. He has received many honors, including his 2017 selection as one of the Emory Law 100, recognizing him as one of the 100 most influential alumni of the Emory University School of Law in the past 100 years.
“I am excited to devote my time and effort to NACD Atlanta and the director community,” said Mr. Aguilar. “I consider it an honor to be part of an organization that is dedicated to exceptional board governance and leadership. The NACD’s sharp focus on helping directors and boards perform at the highest level results in immeasurable value to shareholders and our communities and economy. Its many events, publications, and programs are unique, creative, and truly informative.”
Mr. Bentsen said, “I look forward to joining this exceptional group of NACD Atlanta directors and working together to build a local NACD brand that…