Episode 42: Bernie Tenenbaum (Lodestone Global), Princeton, NJ, USA

YPO member Bernie Tenenbaum understands the value of great boards of directors from all sides of the table. On the management side, Bernie was the President of the Children’s Leisure Products Group at the Jordan Company and President at the Toy Group. He was also the Vice President of Corporate Development at Russ Berrie & Company. Eventually, he moved his focus to the board side and has since developed and been part of more than 50 boards of directors, including Diesco, MicroTech, Franklin Mint, SYMS Corporation and ToysRUS.com.

Today, as a current Managing Partner of Lodestone Global, he provides strategy consulting and board development to companies spanning the globe. In this episode, Bernie shares how to recruit a fantastic board of directors and get the most out of your board.



Guest: Bernie Tenenbaum, Managing Partner of Lodestone Global
Host & Executive Producer: Kevin Daum
Executive Producer: Van Van
Music: DreamArtist Music

Made possible with grants from Gazelles Growth Institute.

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Kevin Daum is an award winning and bestselling author of 5 books. He is a marketer, speaker, and columnist for Inc.com and Smart Business Magazine. As an Inc. 500 entrepreneur, his sales and marketing techniques resulted in more than $1 billion in sales. Drawing on his background in theatre and business, Kevin is a compelling speaker who has engaged and inspired audiences around the globe. Kevin is a graduate of the MIT Entrepreneurial Masters program and has received the Global Learning Award 3 times from the Entrepreneur’s Organization, where he held several board positions. Kevin has designed, produced, and led award-winning executive training programs and events for C-level executives and entrepreneurs on four continents. Previously, Kevin was named one of the 40 people to watch under 40 in San Francisco by the Business Times and in 2006 was named Distinguished Alum of the Year by his alma mater, Humboldt State University.