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NACD Hosts Thomas J. Fuller To Speak At Small-Cap Governance Forum

Board Composition as a Strategic Advantage for Small-Cap Companies

NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Thomas J. Fuller, CEO & Managing Partner of Epsen Fuller Group, will be featured this year at the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Small-Cap Forums in San Antonio, TX on April 10, and San Francisco, CA on July 17, 2014. Mr. Fuller will be speaking about "Building a High Performance Board" for small-cap companies, and how that can be a significant strategic advantage. Mr. Fuller explains, "We all know that recruiting the right boardroom talent is crucial. Small-cap companies have particular challenges in this area because they have to compete with larger companies for that talent, with fewer resources at their disposal."

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An NACD Certified Governance Fellow, Mr. Fuller serves as Independent Director and Lead Compensation Advisor for Tingley Rubber Corporation, and board director of IMD International and the non-profit Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC).

Median market capitalization of all public companies is $450 million. "For small-cap companies, even though the principles of good governance remain the same, the practice of exercising sound governance is very different than at large-cap companies", says Fuller. In addition to board composition, the NACD Small-Cap Forums will focus on other unique challenges of small-cap governance, including strategy and risk, financing and the capital markets, key committee issues, shareholder communications and shareholder activism.

NACD's mission is to advance exemplary board leadership. Their focus is on meeting the needs of board members and supporting directors to perform more effectively and efficiently. NACD amplifies the collective voice of directors in the national dialogue on board governance issues.
The events are set to take place in San Antonio, Texas on April 10, 2014, and San Francisco, CA on July 17, 2014. Review all of the program details at NACD Online.

About NACD
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is the only membership organization focused exclusively on advancing exemplary board leadership. Based on 35 years of experience, NACD identifies, interprets and provides insights and information that corporate board members rely upon to apply their wisdom and knowledge to make sound strategic decisions and confidently confront complex business challenges and enhance shareowner value. With more than 11,500 corporate director members, NACD provides world-class director education, director training and proprietary research about leading boardroom and corporate governance practices to promote director professionalism and bolster investor confidence.

About Epsen Fuller Group
Epsen Fuller Groupepsenfuller.com, is a Top-20 retained executive search and leadership consulting firm headquartered in New York, and with offices in New Jersey, San Francisco and major markets and business centers throughout the world, providing instant access to a world-class executive talent pool serving the global economy.

Epsen Fuller Group delivers integrated talent management solutions through four business units focused on the acquisition, assessment, and acceleration of talent. EF|IMD conducts senior executive search, TalentKinect executes mid-management recruitment projects, iDestiny offers a variety of leadership assessment, development, and coaching solutions, while EF|Advisory delivers Board advisory services to enhance governance best practices and maximize transaction value for Private Equity Groups.

The firm specializes in three industry verticals – consumer goods & services, life sciences, and the tech|comm|media sectors –placing top talent in blue-chip client organizations worldwide.

Media Contact: Calgary Branagan, Epsen Fuller Group, 8888009931, [email protected]

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