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CNA, Eli Lilly, MITRE, PepsiCo, Priceline, Valvoline and 25 Other Companies Join NACD in Q2 2017

Public, private, and nonprofit boards have demonstrated their commitment to excellence in the boardroom by joining NACD

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Thirty-one corporate boards joined the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the advocate for the profession of directorship, during the second quarter of 2017. These new member boards span a wide range of industries: aerospace and defense, automotive, chemical manufacturing, computer software, construction, consumer goods, education, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health care, insurance, manufacturing, medical products, metals, natural resources, professional services, retail, and more. Of the 31 boards, 20 are from public companies, 5 are from private companies, and 6 are from nonprofit organizations.

/EIN News/ -- NACD membership enables boards to serve as strategic assets for their enterprises, and empowers corporate directors to serve with confidence in the boardroom. NACD connects directors to a network of more than 17,000 board members from leading public, private, and nonprofit organizations, as well as to 87 percent of the Fortune 1000.

NACD delivers exclusive access to thought-provoking publications and digital resources that address current and emerging leadership issues as well as renowned director-development programs, and provides opportunities to earn NACD Fellowshipthe Gold Standard Director Credential®.

“We are proud to welcome these organizations as NACD Full Board Members. They join more than 1,250 boards enrolled in NACD membership—peers from Fortune 50 corporations, small- and mid-cap companies, private companies, and nonprofit organizations—that are committed to advancing exemplary board leadership. There is no better investment in their board’s development,” said Peter Gleason, president and CEO of NACD.

NACD commends the companies that have become Full Board Members of NACD during the second quarter of 2017 for their commitment to their board’s development:

AdvanSix Inc.   Novant Health Inc.
Alcoa Corp.   Nuvectra
American Eagle Outfitters Inc.   PepsiCo Inc.
AT Home Group Inc.   Red Lion Hotels Corp.
Dairyland Power Cooperative   SandRidge Energy Inc.
DaVita Inc.   Savannah College of Art and Design
Donnelley Financial Solutions Inc.   Steelcase Inc.
Eli Lilly and Co.   Sterling Construction Co.
Elkay Manufacturing Co. Inc.   Stout Risius Ross LLC
FCCI Insurance Group Inc.   Tailored Brands Inc.
Independence Contract Drilling Inc.   The CNA Corp.
Keysight Technologies Inc.   The MITRE Corp.
L3 Technologies Inc.   The Priceline Group Inc.
Lincoln National Corp.   Valvoline Inc.
Lower Colorado River Authority   W.L. Gore & Associates Inc.
Nardello & Co. LLC    

To learn more about NACD, visit To join, visit

About NACD
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) empowers more than 17,000 directors to lead with confidence in the boardroom. As the recognized authority on leading boardroom practices, NACD helps boards strengthen investor trust and public confidence by ensuring that today’s directors are well prepared for tomorrow’s challenges. World-class boards join NACD to elevate performance, gain foresight, and instill confidence. Fostering collaboration among directors, investors, and corporate governance stakeholders, NACD has been setting the standard for responsible board leadership for 40 years. To learn more about NACD, visit To become an NACD member, please contact us at or 202-572-2081. If you are already a member, contact your NACD Membership Advisor at to ensure that you are receiving the best value from your membership.

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