Independent Corporate Director, Governance Expert
Margaret Pederson has been serving as an Independent Corporate Director for public companies since 2011, private companies since 1996, and industry associates and other not-for-profits since the 1980s.
Pederson is unique in serving on both public and private company boards as well as family, private equity based companies and not-for-profit (NFP) organizations. Most of her corporate career has been spent in service industries yet she has been on an industrial board for 20 years. Her functional expertise is in strategy, marketing and business development; her business passion is adding value to companies and organizations. She has expertise in board governance, best practices across public and private boards, emerging areas of responsibility for boards (digital, social, risk) and strategy as a board responsibility. She speaks and writes on each of those topics and is considered a thought leader on Strategy and Innovation as a Board Responsibility.
Current Boards include Viad (NYSE), Xamax, and NACD Connecticut.
Past Boards include TextureMedia Inc, WCD, SISO, IAEE and NFP organizations.