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Using Advisory Boards The Affordable Secret Weapon for Growth

2/14/2013 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Presenter: Mark D. Brown, partner, Florida CFO Group

Find the answers to your questions about Advisory Boards:

What is an advisory board?

Advisory board vs. consultants

Advisory board vs. statutory board of directors

Advisory board vs. management

When to use an advisory board

Benefits of using an advisory board

Setting up your advisory board

Compensating advisors

Managing your advisory board

Running meetings

Communicating with your advisors

Changing advisors as needs change

Pitfalls to avoid

USF CONNECT events are presented by experienced executives and are focused towards the business aspects of technology firms. We host monthly seminars on various topics of interest for start-up companies; visit our calendar at for a complete listing of USF CONNECT and partner events.

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