Our Team


We’re not here to merely stroke egos or check boxes. We’re here to make a difference; to help YOU make a difference.


Prosperous organizations require engaged employees. Strong teams require strong leadership.


We’re not satisfied going through the motions. Our ultimate goal is impacting your impact; reducing your risk.


Bad actors aren’t welcome here. Doing the right thing doesn’t require courage if it’s your M.O.


Elliott Bales, Board Veritas
Senior Consultant | Strategic Planning, Leadership Development, Board Development
Dawn Cacciotti, Board Veritas
Senior Consultant – Human Resources and Organizational Culture


Board Veritas CEO and Founder Lisa Anne Thompson has the distinct honor and privilege of presenting TWO sessions at this year’s BoardSource Leadership Forum!

UPDATE: The BoardSource Leadership Forum has been postponed due to COVID-19.

Please check back for new dates.

Not all board members are created equal. And it isn’t uncommon for a board to have at least one member that is a liability to the organization.
This lively and engaging presentation will highlight a dozen types of misbehaving directors; explore the legal, fiduciary, and good-governance principles they have violated; and advise on how an organization should handle these types of misdeeds…

As nonprofit boards begin to incorporate inclusion and equity into their governance practices, some may find that conventional systems of governance may not support these values; in fact, some of these systems may actually undermine inclusion and equity progress. What system(s) of governance might positively address systemic inequities? What approaches to governance sustain a high-functioning board and express authentic inclusion? This session…