Mark A. Pfister is a proficient Board Director and CEO with experience across multiple industry verticals. He is the creator of the ‘Board as a Service’ (BaaS) engagement model, an industry he is credited with inventing, and frequently lectures on this topic. He is also a 'Board Macro-Influencer' reaching monthly 27,500+ exceptional business leaders, Board Directors, Board Advisors, and C-Level leaders in over 70 countries through his widely-read 'Across the Board' newsletter. He holds an International Board Director Competency Designation (IBDC.D) through M. A. Pfister Strategy Group, an Executive Masters Professional Board Certification through the American College of Corporate Directors (ACCD), is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute, earned a Global ESG Board Certification (GCB.D) through the Competent Boards program, and holds a Certified Cyber Intelligence Professional Board Certification (CCIP) through the McAfee Institute.

In Board Director circles, Mr. Pfister has earned the nickname 'The Board Architect.'


I am always excited to learn about motivated organizations and the mutual opportunities they present. Looking for an Independent / Outside / Non-Executive Board Director, or Board Advisor who not only brings experience and enthusiasm, but also the structure and knowledge of modern Board operations? Want a known 'Board Macro-Influencer' on your team? I'm your candidate. Available for public, private, and nonprofit organization opportunities with Board Committee focus in Strategic Planning, Governance, Technology & Cybersecurity, and Nominating.

Click on the 'Ask' button to email me with your organization information, status of your Board, Company Values, Vision, & Mission, and any other information you deem pertinent - we can then set up a call to discuss all Board details.


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