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Founded in 1999, The Value Alliance has provided education, information, and advisory services to directors and executives from hundreds of companies including large Fortune 500 multinationals as well as smaller entrepreneurial start-ups, both publicly traded and privately held corporations, and both taxable and tax exempt organizations. We help our clients anticipate change, manage risks, and seize innovative opportunities. Our solutions are delivered by authors and leading authorities in corporate governance and value, whose work and expertise in corporate governance and long term value creation is recognized both in the US and internationally.
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Eleanor Bloxham is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Value Alliance Company and the Corporate Governance Alliance, a board and senior executive education, information, and advisory firm. She is recognized internationally as an authority on corporate governance and valuation.
She is an author, speaker, and advisor to organizations on governance, public policy and board related matters. She has provided information and advisory services to the largest global and Fortune 500 firms and other smaller organizations, with a focus on the kinds of information and processes Boards, senior leaders, lenders, and investors need to do their jobs, in their analytic, oversight and strategic capacities.
As a corporate advisor, she helps organizations to improve their performance and their relationships with internal and external stakeholders, working with CEOs and boards of directors to help them anticipate change and establish programs and practices that effectively manage risk, and encourage innovation.
She has written extensively on the topics of governance, value, public policy and economics. She is the author of two books, Value-led Organizations and Economic Value Management: Applications and Techniques (published by John Wiley and Sons). Both books have been recommended for CEO, investor and directors' libraries, receiving strong praise from the most prominent governance and value authorities in the US today. Her books have been sold on all five continents and Economic Value Management has been translated into orthodox Chinese. In addition, she is the author of the governance chapter of The Investor Relations Guide (published by Kennedy) and many articles in director, business and financial publications.
She has published Conversations that Build a Bridge of TrustTM, a video library of over 800 taped segments and transcripts which include conversations with directors, CEOs, institutional investors and policy advocates. This library of information is equivalent to 15 full length books on Board and governance topics. She has published (with John M. Nash) The Corporate Governance Alliance Digest, a publication on corporate governance and value topics.
She has been the featured and keynote speaker at major director and investor conferences as well as private forums of directors, CEOs, and investors. She has also been an invited guest lecturer and speaker at numerous universities, including Stanford, Carnegie-Mellon, the University of Washington, the University of Wisconsin, George Washington University, Youngstown State, Ashland and the Ohio State University as well as numerous public and private conferences and seminars across the globe, where she has chaired and spoken on the topics of corporate governance, public policy, economics, performance, value, compensation and risk.
She is frequently called upon to provide commentary and expertise regarding corporate governance, public policy, valuation and board matters to the financial, national and international Press.
Prior to founding The Value Alliance in 1999, she headed a KPMG practice focused on economic value, enterprise risk, corporate strategy and governance, and executive compensation with financial institution clients that spanned the globe. Prior to that, she held executive positions at Prudential Financial Services and at Bank One (now JP Morgan Chase), where she managed strategic, financial, operations, technology, risk assessment and compliance functions. At Prudential she managed domestic and international equity operations for Prudential's general and institutional client accounts as well as its mutual funds, and Prudentialís entry into emerging markets in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. She also built the first-ever expert system for securities law compliance for Prudential's investment advisor. At the time, Prudential was the largest institutional asset manager in the US and the tenth largest mutual fund manager. At Bank One (now JP Morgan Chase), she implemented the first-ever economic value management performance measurement and compensation processes at a major US bank.
She holds an MBA in Finance from New York Universityís Stern School of Business (where she was a Stern Scholar). Other academic honoraries include Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, and Beta Gamma Sigma
M. Nash is the Founder and President Emeritus of the National
Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and a leading authority on
corporate governance. From its founding in 1977 and under his
Presidency, NACD has been a recognized model worldwide, leading the
corporate governance movement of independent directors in the US and
representing the largest Fortune 500 as well as closely held and private
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