Career Partners International – Seattle Publishes Report on the Importance of Evaluating Board Member Contributions


Career Partners International is a leading global provider of outplacement, career transition, executive coaching and other talent management services.Chapel Hill, NC (3/26/15) – Mike Humphries, President of Waldron, the Seattle offices of leading global outplacement, executive coaching and talent management services provider Career Partners International, recently published a report on the New York Stock Exchange’s site,, on the importance of utilizing evaluations to improve board member performance and effectiveness.

The report, titled Board Performance: Evaluating Board Members to Drive Accountability, Leadership and Impact, describes a competency-based approach to evaluate the contributions of individual board members.

“When the goal is to optimize individual contributions and influence, how does a board evaluate one another when members are accustomed to operating as peers?” Humphries poses in the abbreviated version published on the (NYSE) Governance Services site earlier this month. “[The] answer: very deliberately and with rigor.”

Humphries’ approach helps to establish an accountability culture among the board, identifies competency criteria for each member and uses individual evaluation process best practices. Backed by a variety of research on board effectiveness and evaluations, this methodology enables board members to positively impact their organizations.

“Mike is an expert at providing boards the skills necessary to help their organizations thrive and succeed in a competitive environment,” commented David P. Hemmer, President and CEO of Career Partners International. “We are incredibly proud of the hard work done by Mike and his team which enables organizations to improve their performance every day.”

For more information or to see the full report on evaluating board performance, visit the Knowledge Center at To view the abbreviated version of his article, visit the NYSE Governance Services website

About Career Partners International

Career Partners International enhances organizational performance and people’s lives every day! As a global leader in talent management consulting since 1987, organizations of all sizes and industries trust Career Partners International for the very best outcomes to their most challenging and important talent strategies and initiatives. With the most experienced and respected consultants in more than 45 countries, Career Partners International provides clients with one-on-one access to local experts in talent development, career management, executive coaching, outplacement and career transition services to successfully assess, engage, develop and transition talent to drive organizational performance. More information may be found at

About Waldron/Career Partners International - Seattle                                                 

Founded in 1982, Waldron is the consulting partner strategic leaders choose to help attract, engage and inspire effective leaders. Waldron provides a unique combination of executive search, leadership development and career transition services across sectors and industries. Our passion is helping people and organizations realize their full potential and increase their impact. Headquartered in Seattle with offices in Portland and San Francisco, Waldron is an equity-owner of Career Partners International, a global talent management firm, serving its clients in over 270 locations worldwide.

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