Board Placement Opportunities

Board Placement Opportunities

Please find below a list of some of our nonprofit partners that help their members find corporate board/advisor opportunities that align with their experience and interests. If any organizations are of interest, feel free to reach out to the contact reflected below and mention you’re with Gaingels.

To see any board positions Gaingels is currently recruiting for, please find them here. If interested in any opportunity, feel free to fill out the form here for consideration.

For more information regarding our Board Diversity Program, please take a look at this deck and for any additional information feel free to reach our Director of Board Diversity Program, Brandon Parkes (brandon@gaingels).com.

Alliance of Chief Executives

The Alliance of Chief Executives is an active community of business leaders that focuses on deep strategic exchanges, challenging existing assumptions and generating fresh ideas.

Gaingels contact: Paul Witkay -


Athena activates the connections, knowledge, and opportunities executive leaders need to break through the barriers that line the “last mile” of their career – to the C-suite, boardroom, or the world of entrepreneurship and investing.

Gaingels Contact: Stacy Crooks -


Our mission is to significantly improve the success and lives of CEOs and executives, their families, and their companies. We achieve this through facilitated peer group learning, customized one-to-one mentoring and ongoing learning and networking events featuring world-class thought leaders.

Gaingels contact: John Wilson -


Modern Leadership – an initiative to provide senior leaders with the resources, insights, partnerships, and technology they need to further catalyze diversity in their organizations and modernize governance.

Gaingels contact: Diana Mitrea (

The Executive Leadership Council (ELC)

The ELC opens channels of opportunity for the development of black executives to positively impact business and our communities.

Gaingels contact: Damon Williams -


Him For Her engages business luminaries to connect the world’s most talented “Hers” to board service.

Gaingels contact: Laura Gluhanic -

Latino Corporate Directors

We are at the forefront in preparing Latinos for board service and promoting them onto boardrooms.

Gaingels contact: Ozzie Meza


Ascend Pinnacle provides a platform to support experienced Pan-Asian Corporate Board members to develop aspiring candidates for future board service with the goal to increase the number of Asian-Americans on U.S. Corporate Boards.

Gaingels contact: Gloria Li -


Quorum, dedicated to increasing representation of openly LGBT directors on corporate boards

Gaingels contact: Fabrice Houdart -


WCD represents the preeminent women leaders in business today. WCD members serve on thousands of boards across six continents

Gaingels contact: Cynthia Falardeau -


Access on-demand executives and board members from our diverse talent network and scale your company with mentor-driven programs

Gaingels contact: Bethany Crystal -

Black Corporate Board Readiness

The BCBR program accelerates diverse representation in corporate governance by accompanying highly experienced, qualified Black leaders through a structured executive education program. The BCBR program connects participants to seasoned board members, rigorously prepares them to excel, and builds a community devoted to better business performance and racial equity.

Gaingels contact: Thane Kreiner -

Women Corporate Board Readiness

The WCBR program features faculty who are highly successful women with board experience, and expertise in their chosen field. #ITSTIME to build your network with other high-performing, accomplished, and ambitious women and develop your own personalized action plan to seek and obtain a board directorship that aligns with your personal brand and values.

Gaingels contact: Thane Kreiner -

Non Gaingels Partners

Above Board

We expand access to career opportunities and resources for underrepresented groups of executives, including Black, Latinx/Hispanic, and women.


Create a powerful, diverse shortlist of exceptional candidates, invisible to traditional headhunting.