A great Board of Directors can be the difference between success and failure of an organization.
But what makes a Board great?
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Boards will provide you with practical tips and strategies on how you can make your Board more successful. Covering areas from Board composition to best practices for meetings, you’ll leave with ideas you can implement right away to help your Board—and your organization’s overall success.
Andy Freed, CEO
As Virtual’s CEO, Andy oversees the company’s client teams, along with the organization’s overall service quality and management practices. He has more than 20 years of experience working with associations, non-profits, and political organizations, and he has managed a wide range of entities, from small startups to multi-million dollar organizations with members spread throughout the globe. With Virtual for the past 18 years, Andy previously served as Vice President and CIO of the Massachusetts Hospital Association and currently serves on the organization’s board, as well as the Board of Overseers of Wellforce Healthcare. He is a graduate of Harvard University, and he received his master’s degree in public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
Elissa Matulis Myers, Senior Director
Elissa Matulis Myers is a strategic visionary for associations. With a deep background in association management, she works with clients to develop organizational plans that help them optimize their potential. In over 40 years as an association executive, she has developed a passion and expertise for helping associations achieve their missions by reaching beyond their geographic borders. Elissa is currently the CEO of the Academy of Eating Disorders in her role as a Senior Director at Virtual, Inc. She has previously served as the CEO of the Electronic Retailing Association and the Partnership for Prevention, as well as helped literally hundreds of associations to strengthen their governance process and their strategic orientation.
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