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Board Positioning Membership
This is a 12-month membership
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ESA Board Positioning Membership


ESA is committed to providing opportunities for high-level professional growth, so that you have the power to transform your organization and impact others by obtaining board roles. Through the ESA Board Positioning Membership we offer the opportunity to learn about all aspects of board service, network monthly with Board Members and Peers, learn in sessions with experienced Board Members, and Consultants, and participate in monthly Start up Advisory Board Sessions through the ESA Board Positioning Membership.


ESA Board Positioning Membership price of $499 annually includesthe following:


1)   Discounted first year Membership in the Private Directors Association (PDA( First Year Discount of $70)

  • Access to a national association 100% focused on private company, boards, directors, owners and advisors with over 2800 members nationwide, 22 Chapters, 300% annual growth rate
  • PDA Certificate in Private Company Governance with Board Bio/resume creation with one-on-one guidance
  • Access to board opportunities to match board-ready PDA members
  • Monthly newsletter featuring the latest governance best practices


2)   Access to Operating Partner Roles and Start Up Advisory Board Positions through Overton Venture Capital and Targeted Velocity Work Tech Advisory Board  (included)

  • Serve as a subject matter expert to help validate Overton's due diligence process on new investments and provide an expert sounding board for problem solving and engaging with early-stage companies as a part of a monthly Work Tech Advisory Board.
  • Advise companies aligned with your passions and interests at the same time networking and discussing with your peers.
  • Learn about venture capital and the due diligence process for evaluating startups
  • Learn about Start Up Board Positions through a firm (Targeted Velocity) that advises Start Ups on their Board participants.


3)   Participation in monthly exclusive sessions with experienced board members and consultants addressing current board topics, finding the right board fit and networking with these Board Members and your peers. (included)

  • Engage in open discussion with peers creating a safe space where you learn from these board member experts and each other about board governance, risk and fit. 
  • Learn from these experienced board members how they prepared to land a Board Position
  • Learn Financial Acumen and the ability to understand and discuss critical Financial Statements at the Board level.
  • Learn and understand the execution on M & A
  • Learn Board level Technical Understanding of Digital Transformation
  • Learn Board level Cyber Threat Awareness
  • Learn and understand how to quantify Human Capital


In Addition, ESA has curated the following offerings for those that want to invest additionally in services that could increase their opportunities for Board Service including:


1)   Digital Branding Package through Coruzant Technologies (discounted packages starting at $399)

  • Build a web-based Executive Profile expanding your digital brand critical for career growth, advancement, paid advisory or board seat and participate in a Globally Syndicated Podcast
  • Gain exposure to Coruzant's 300,000 executive Global Social Network
  • Branding package valued at $900 offered to our members starting at $399.


2)   Individualized Coaching through Leadership Accelerated and Rochelle Campbell ($350 per hour)

  • Understand how to navigate your own personal board journey.
  • Receive the first 30 minute consultation as part of your Board Positioning Membership price


Partnered with NACD to refer members to the appropriate NACD offering. NACD's Certification has proven results for a higher chance of Board selection. (NACD Pricing)


ESA wants to increase your understanding and opportunity for board service at an affordable price so as many executives as possible can be involved. Excluding the PDA annual membership fee, the ESA Board Positioning Membership will have a first-year annual fee of $499 with a renewal fee of $129 annually in subsequent years. The PDA price is an additional $280 for the first year (a 20% discount off their normal rate) and they will work directly with you to set up your membership once a Board Positioning Member with ESA. 


Additional resources are available for purchase as you desire.  Coruzant's discounted package starts at $399 and they will contact you directly after you are a Board Positioning Member to determine if you are interested in engaging with them. Leadership Accelerated will be available after the 30-minute consult to deliver customized services at their hourly rate of $350 for those interested. If you want additional resources, we have developed a relationship with NACD to help determine if some of their certifications can add value to your board search.

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Membership Refund Policy

For our paid memberships, full refunds up to 30 days after payment. Email us at No refunds after 30 days.