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Brownstein Named NACD Board Leadership Fellow

March 10, 2015, 07:32 AM

The Brownstein Corporation announced that its CEO Howard Brod Brownstein has been named a Board Leadership Fellow by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the highest level of credentialing for corporate directors and corporate governance professionals. NACD has stated, “As an NACD Fellow, Mr. Brownstein has demonstrated his knowledge of the leading trends and practices that define exemplary corporate governance today, and has committed to developing professional insights through a sophisticated course of ongoing study.”

In addition to serving as CEO of The Brownstein Corporation, a leading turnaround management and restructuring firm, Brownstein has served as an independent corporate board director for over 40 years. He currently serves as a director of P&F Industries (NasdaqGM: PFIN) and chairs its Strategic Planning & Risk Assessment and Nominating & Governance Committees, and also serves on its Audit Committee. Brownstein also serves as a Board member of LMG2, a privately-owned infrastructure company in Chicago. He has previously served as a board member of: Special Metals Corp. (Audit Chair), a $1Bil basic metals producer; Magnatrax Corp., a $500Mil manufacturer; National Philanthropic Trust (Chair), the largest independent provider of donor-advised funds; as well as a regional bank, a retail department store, and nonprofit Boards including chair of a United Way agency.

“I am honored to join the distinguished and diverse group of individuals who make up NACD’s Fellowship program and who have committed to advancing the highest standards of boardroom leadership,” said Brownstein. “The resources, insights and connections I’ve made through NACD’s Fellowship program will be key assets to the companies I serve, as well as to my professional growth as a director.”

Candidates for NACD's Board Fellowship Program complete a strong foundation course which focuses on topical matters and committee-specific issues, followed by additional NACD education within a 12-month period. NACD Fellows renew their status every year, maintaining and advancing their knowledge with continuous learning and peer-led collaboration.

NACD's Board Leadership Fellows serve on boards of some of the largest and most diverse corporations in the world, including NASDAQ OMX- and NYSE-listed companies. NACD Fellows represent hundreds of companies and provide a snapshot of the caliber of corporate directors engaged in continuous learning with NACD--the leading organization that identifies, interprets and provides insights and information that boardroom leaders rely upon to apply their wisdom and knowledge and make sound strategic decisions.

The Brownstein Corporation (TBC) provides turnaround management and advisory services to companies and their stakeholders, as well as investment banking services, fiduciary services, and litigation consulting, investigations and valuation services. The company is headquartered in Conshohocken, PA and is active nationally and internationally. TBC professionals have served as Financial Advisor to Debtors and to lenders and Creditor Committees in bankruptcy proceedings, as a litigation expert in several cases including the landmark Merry-Go-Round bankruptcy, as Chief Restructuring Officer in U.S. Mortgage which involved a $138 million mortgage fraud, and led the Plan Administrator team in Montgomery Ward LLC, the largest retail liquidation in history.

The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is the only membership organization focused exclusively on advancing exemplary board leadership. Based on more than 35 years of experience, NACD identifies, interprets, and provides insights and information that corporate board members rely upon to make sound strategic decisions, confidently confront complex business challenges, and enhance shareowner value. With more than 13,000 corporate director members, NACD provides world-class director education, director training, and proprietary research about leading boardroom and corporate governance practices to promote director professionalism and bolster investor confidence. Fostering collaboration among directors and governance stakeholders, NACD is shaping the future of board leadership. 

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