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Level 5 provides insight, counsel, and support through our Board Services including Compensation, Nominating, Organization and Governance committees.  We also employ our extensive network of professional resources in the areas of leadership development and executive coaching.

Services Include

Nominating, Governance, and Organization Committee

  1. Evaluative and advise regarding the balance of expertise and diversity among Board members.
  2. Conduct searches for new Board members and corporate officers.
  3. Conduct background investigations and obtain references for candidates in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and all other applicable laws and regulations.
  4. Recommend orientation and continuing education procedures for new and existing Board members.
  5. Develop annual performance evaluation structure for the Board, individual Board members, committees, CEO and other officers.
  6. Develop succession planning structure for the company’s senior management.
  7. Develop and/or review the company’s business ethics policy as it applies to Board members, officers, and employees.

Compensation Committee

  • Evaluation and/or development of total compensation structures the company’s corporate officers including base salary, incentive awards, equity-based awards, and any other long-term incentive awards.
  • Evaluation and/or development of total compensation structures the company’s employees, when within the scope of the committee.
  • Development and/or audit of employment agreements, severance agreements, change-in-control agreements, and change-in-control provisions affecting any elements of compensation and benefits.
  • Development and/or audit of the Company's incentive compensation and other equity-based plans.
  • Audit of the company's compliance with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 relating to 401(k) plans and loans to directors and corporate officers and with all other applicable laws affecting employee compensation.

Board resources

The mission of Directors & Boards is to help management and the board have the most productive relationship possible -- so that great value is created for the company and its shareholders. This publication publishes the most expert, thoughtful, and well-written advisories on every aspect of the role of the board.

Corporate Board Member
 magazine is an information resource for senior officers and directors of publicly traded corporations, top private companies, and Global 1000 firms. Each issue provides readers with decision-making tools to help them deal with the challenges confronting their boards.

Founded in 1977, the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is the premier educational, publishing and consulting organization in board leadership and the only membership association for boards, directors, director-candidates and board advisors.

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