Peter R. Gleason

Board of Advisors Member

Peter Gleason is President of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the only national association devoted exclusively to serving the information and educational needs of corporate directors. Mr. Gleason also serves as Treasurer for the NACD Board of Directors and oversees NACD's Research department that focuses on helping establish and refine leading practices to enhance board performance.

Mr. Gleason is a recognized expert on board leadership and corporate governance issues. He serves as a member of NACD's national faculty, is regularly quoted in the national media, and is a frequent presenter on the subjects of corporate governance, executive and director compensation, risk, strategic planning, board/shareowner relations, and board evaluation. He has served as a Commissioner on every NACD Blue Ribbon Commission report issued over the past 15 years, including the most recent releases on Long Term Value Creation, Strategy Development, Talent Development, and Board Diversity.

Mr. Gleason is currently a member of the Board of Nura Health, Inc., a development-stage health care company, serves as Chair of the International Professional Practices Framework Oversight Council of the Institute of Internal Auditors, and as a director of the Capital Area Chapter of NACD. He was formerly a director of The Patriot Fund and was also a member of the Executive Advisory Panel for the Open Compliance & Ethics Group (OCEG).

Before joining NACD, Mr. Gleason was a management consultant with both Ernst & Young and with Pritchett & Associates. In addition, Mr. Gleason spent eight years in the Research Department at Institutional Shareholder Services including service as Vice President and Director of U.S. Research.

Mr. Gleason is a graduate of Dartmouth College, has an MBA with concentrations in both Finance and Marketing from Virginia Tech, and is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow.