United States

McGladrey's Joe Adams and Phyllis Deiso Named to 2012 NACD Directorship 100

Leading directors and governance experts to be recognized in NYC on Nov. 27


CHICAGO, IL — Joe Adams and Phyllis Deiso, with McGladrey LLP, the nation's leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services to the middle market, have been named to the 2012 National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship 100, in recognition of their exemplary leadership in the boardroom, and for promoting the highest standards of corporate governance. The NACD Directorship 100 recognizes the most influential leaders in the boardroom and corporate governance community.

"It is an honor to be recognized by NACD and to be included with such an esteemed group of dedicated corporate directors and corporate governance leaders," said Joe Adams, managing partner and CEO for McGladrey. "Phyllis and I look forward to continuing our commitment to the highest principles of board leadership."

"I'm fortunate to be associated with such a dedicated team of industry leaders," said Phyllis Deiso, partner and national SEC practice leader for McGladrey. "It's a privilege to contribute while learning from some of the best of the best."

This year's honorees will be recognized during a gala dinner at the sixth annual NACD Directorship 100 Forum on Nov. 27, in New York City.

"The NACD Directorship 100 honorees represent the most influential leaders who set the right tone in the boardroom, enabling sustainable growth and innovation around the globe," said Ken Daly, president and CEO of NACD. "These stewards of exemplary board leadership serve as role models for others, and it is important for NACD to recognize their contributions in the boardroom and to corporate governance."

The full list of the 2012 NACD Directorship 100 honorees can be found on the NACD website.

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 make sound strategic decisions, confidently confront complex business challenges and enhance shareowner value. With more than 13,000 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. Furthermore, to create more effective and efficient corporate boards, NACD provides independent board evaluations and custom-tailored in-boardroom education and training programs, as well as director-led conferences, forums and peer-exchange learning opportunities to share ideas about current and emerging issues. Fostering collaboration among directors and governance stakeholders, NACD is shaping the future of board leadership. To learn more about NACD, visit their website. To join, contact Kelly Dodd at or 202-380-1891.

About McGladrey
McGladrey LLP is the largest U.S. provider of assurance, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market, with more than 6,500 professionals and associates in 75 offices nationwide. McGladrey is a licensed CPA firm, and is a member of RSM International, the sixth largest global network of independent accounting, tax and consulting firms. For more information join our Facebook fan page at McGladrey News, follow us on Twitter @McGladrey and/or connect with us on LinkedIn.


Terri Andrews
Director, National Public Relations



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