Ever wondered about, or wanted to contribute to, non-profits as a board member?

Our panel will address the following questions (and more)!:

  • How to get started to serve on a non-profit board?
  • How to be a good board member and what it means?
  • What are the typical responsibilities of board service?
  • What are the rewards that come with board service?
  • How to select the board that's right for you?

Speaker Profiles

Lalita Badinehal (Moderator) MBA '03 VP, Corporate Citizenship, Credit Suisse Americas
Lalita Badinehal oversees Credit Suisse's grantmaking in the Americas region spanning the Education and Engagement focus areas. She has also led Credit Suisse's Community Engagement programs, inspiring employees to actualize their passion, purpose, and skill-set to make a deep and sustained impact in the community through a variety of ways, including service as non-profit board members.

Courtney Hall (Panelist) JD/MBA '03 MD, Hillcrest Partners
Courtney Hall  has several philanthropic interests of note, including:

  • Gen Next, Member: Gen Next's goal is to solve generational challenges in three areas: economic growth, education, and global security
  • Randall's Island Park Alliance: Member, Board of Trustees
  • Civic Builders: Board of Directors
  • Several prior non-profit organizations

David Drinan MBA '01 MD, Phoenix Capital Resources
David Drinan's primary non-profit service has been as a Strategic Advisor to Robin Hood Foundation grantees. Both as a Board Member and a pro-bono consultant, he applies his business experience to help underperforming non-profit organizations improve operations, reporting, and measurable results. His diverse experience in non-profit service includes:

  • Strategic Advisor to Robin Hood Grantees
  • Board Member to a non-profit with financial management issues and merged into a highly efficient organization
  • Board Member to a non-profit start-up
  • Board Advisor to an underperforming non-profit

Mary Anne Guediguian AB '04, BA '11 EVP, PIMCO
Mary Anne Guediguian's experience in non-profit service includes:

  • Figure Skating in Harlem (FSH) Board of Trustees and Executive Committee Member
  • Young Leadership Board Member for America Needs You (ANY)
  • PIMCO Foundation Volunteer Steering Committee Member



Event Information

Cost: $40


6:30PM - 8:30PM Tue 15 Oct 2019 ( Timezone: Eastern )


Club Quarters Hotel
40 West 45th Street
New York, NY United States

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Event Contact
Richard Freeman MBA 1977
(203 )658-6740