This session will provide participants with a framework for understanding governance as a process, and what separates great governance from poor governance. Using this framework, the goal is to establish a collective set of governing values that can withstand the constant transition of board members.
Ray P. Cronin
CEO & Co-Founder of Club Benchmarking
Ray Cronin is CEO of Club Benchmarking, the club industry’s only centralized data-sharing platform. Cronin has been leading high technology companies for more than 30 years and he specializes in building teams and navigating early startup phases. He's known in the club industry for his high-energy presentations and he has gained a reputation among club managers and controllers for being a top-rated speaker on board education. Cronin is vice president of Thorny Lea Golf Club in Brockton, Mass., and a member of the board of "So Can You," a nonprofit aimed at helping high school students achieve. He holds a BSEE from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Harvard Business School.