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Jennie Boden

CEO & Lead Consultant

Jennie brings more than 30 years of experience in governance, strategy, leadership, and development to the field. Jennie leads a team of consultants, topical specialists and other experts to meet the governance and strategic needs of the firm’s clients. For nearly a decade, Jennie has been the catalyst for developing countless tools, products and services, as well as alliances with the firm’s strategic partners. 


Jennie has led complex governance and strategic planning engagements with boards and executives at organizations as varied as  CUES, CUNA, Hudson Valley Credit Union, Redwood Credit Union, Rivermark Community Credit Union, Washington State Employees Credit Union, Camphill Village, the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, Con Edison, the Friends of the National Arboretum, the Gerontological Society of America, Morgan Stanley, Queens County Farm, the Tipping Point Community and so many more. She is widely published in CU Management, and she authors regular columns for Governance Matters and Advancing Women.

Jennie served as Executive Director of the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) and as Vice President of First Candle’s National Campaign for Cribs funded with a $3 million grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The organization generated more than $23 million in revenue during her tenure. Jennie has held a director-level position at the National Mental Health Association, overseeing $3.5 million in corporate contributions and started her career as the Director of External Relations for the Ethics Resource Center in Washington D.C.


Jennie earned a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and lives in New Hampshire with her family.

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