YEP Event | Speaker Series: Joining a Board of Directors

Event Description:

Join us as strategist and governance expert Mark John Stewart shares pathways to success for emerging young professionals interested in joining boards of directors. With an emphasis on community development, skill refinement and professional advancement, Mark will delve into the multifaceted benefits of serving on a board of directors.

Time: Thursday, May 30 from 7:30-9 a.m.

Location: Hamilton Chamber of Commerce Board Room (120 King St. W., Plaza Level)

Tickets: Free (very limited number of seats available)


7:30 a.m. – Doors open
8:00 a.m. – Presentation begins
8:35 a.m. – Q&A period
9:00 a.m. – Event wraps up

** Light refreshments and coffee provided

About Mark John Stewart 

As Managing Director at Wentworth Strategy Group, Mark John Stewart leads a team of experienced consultants in the delivery of expert advice and execution for CEOs, boards of directors, and senior leaders in Canada and across the world. Locally, he supports clients and communities as the President of marketing agency FlyPrint.

Mark serves as an Executive Advisor to Empowerment Squared, as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Bay Area Health Trust, and as the Co-Chair of the City of Hamilton Mayor’s Task Force on Transparency, Access, and Accountability. He is an Industry Professor with the McMaster University Master of Communications Management program and has served McMaster University in many capacities, including as President of the McMaster Alumni Association, as a member of the Board of Governors, and as an executive education instructor with the DeGroote School of Business.

Mark holds an MBA in Strategic Market Leadership from the DeGroote School of Business, has achieved the ICD.D Designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors at the Rotman School of Management, and completed executive studies at Harvard Business School and the Schulich School of Business.

Date and Time

May 30, 2024, 7:30 am


Hamilton Chamber Boardroom
120 King Street West
Plaza Level
L8P 4V2

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Ticketshow details + $0.00 (CAD)*  

* price includes taxes

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Christoph Benfey

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