Richard Fields and Cal Smith

Richard Fields, director of corporate stakeholder engagement at King & Spalding, advises boards and C-Suite executives on issues related to corporate governance. Cal Smith is a partner with King & Spalding with decades of experience counseling directors, CEOs and C-Suite executives on strategic and governance issues

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.


How To Onboard A New Director

Boards must be prepared to onboard new directors and facilitate a process that allows them to hit the ground running.

Guide To Board Assessments

Engaging a useful, annual self-assessment is fundamental to governance excellence. Stakeholders expect it, and disclosure of it evidences a board’s effectiveness and commitment to its role.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2020

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.