Editor: Tell us about your background with NACD.
Gleason: I am managing director and CFO, as well as head of research – a role I have held since I joined NACD 13 years ago. During my tenure with NACD, I have held a variety of positions, including COO.
Editor: What role does NACD play in training directors to be mindful of their responsibilities?
Editor: Tell us about your background and experience.
Gleason: I have been at NACD for over 11 years. The organization was much smaller when I started – just over 1,100 members. My prior experience includes working with Ernst & Young as a consultant and running the U.S. Research group for Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS).