A board of advisors is a small group of people you trust who understand the industry, your vision, and strategy, and have functional expertise and contacts that can benefit your business. An engaged and connected board of directors is one of the best tools an entrepreneur has for building an outstanding company. In the best-managed startups, we see entrepreneurs involving their boards in strategy discussions and using board members informally as “sounding boards.”
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About the Speaker: Janis Mitchell, CEO of Precise Resource
Mitchell has been honored by U.S. Small Business Administration as Small Business Person of the Year for Central Ohio, and by the National Association of Women Business Owners as one of the organization’s 2005 Visionary Award winners, Janis Mitchell is a serial entrepreneur consistently in Ohio’s Top 50 Women Owned business for the past 15 ten years. Mitchell founded Precise Resource, Inc., an Executive Search and Technical staffing firm that specializes in providing talent resource management, for Global Fortune 500 companies like PWC, Citibank, Bank Leumi, Express Scripts, The Hartford, and Nationwide Insurance to rising small businesses.
Mitchell founded Precise Resource after 15 years of successful entrepreneurial endeavors in the technology industry. She previously founded Info Fortress Solutions, a provider of complex IT security, identity access management and communication solutions for large corporations. Info Fortress Solutions implemented the nation’s first security assertion mark-up language (SAML) and cross-country authentication technology in the financial services industry.
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