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We support women in their quest to secure a board position

We offer a suite of customized services to help you realize your board value and fuel your journey to a board of directors.

Elevate your board value with personalized coaching services

About The Governance Boutique

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We believe in the high value contributions of women to building better boards.

Whether you are a current or aspiring corporate director, we offer belief, dedication and governance expertise through 1:1 coaching to provide clarity and confidence.

Together, we’ll work to discover and showcase your value and support you in your quest to secure a board position.

As governance and marketing professionals with a combined 100+ years of experience, we understand the unique challenges of board service and corporate ecosystems.

We offer a suite of services to support you through every step of your board journey including articulating your board value, writing board documents, leadership and Emotional Quotient (EQ) assessment and elevating your personal brand and digital presence.

Welcome to The Governance Boutique! Donna, Paul and Kerry

Meet Our Team


Our Services


Elevate your board value with our dedicated coaching, services, and support.

Showcase Your Value

One on one writing and board interview coaching that polishes and packages your skills and accomplishments to make the most of your value and support your specific goals for board service.

Elevate Your EQ

Assess and understand your leadership blind spots and create a personal development plan that will position you with confidence and skills to build your influence and impact as a corporate director.

Propel Your Personal Brand

Expert guidance on creating your personal brand and elevating your digital presence as well as using LinkedIn to find board opportunities and expand your network

Expand Your ESG and AI Knowledge

Coaching for directors, boards and executive leaders on the complex topics at the frontiers of governance including ESG and AI Governance.

1:1 Coaching – Leverage Our Expertise & Experience

Talk to us about how our insights, creativity and board expertise can help you navigate and succeed in your quest to join a board.

Thoughtful exploration of governance issues

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