Ed Merino is
chief executive officer and founder of Office
of the Chairman. Ed is a boardroom executive coach whose clients are Board Chairmen,
Board Members, CEOs, and their direct reports. Key to his coaching is helping
executives move from "success to significance." His clients include
Fortune 500 companies in Finance, Media and Entertainment, Banking, and
Technology, as well as private and family businesses. For over a decade, Ed has
been an adjunct coach for one of the world's leading career transition and
organizational consulting firms. In this capacity, he has counseled its most
senior executive clients. He has developed a process that allows executives to
authenticate themselves. Some call it "the essential biography" - Ed
calls it the "Bio B," a word picture that describes who you are, not
what you have been or what you have done.
Ed has over 25
years of boardroom experience as Board Chair, CEO and Board Member (public and
private). He also served for six years as Director of Corporate Governance at a
Big Four accounting firm's Orange County regional headquarters. He is Chairman
Emeritus of the Forum for Corporate Directors, Orange County, and currently
serves on the board of the National Association of Corporate Directors,
Southern California chapter. He has created a "Director Education Roadmap"
showing executives how to develop a governance education pedigree participating
in programs at Harvard Business School, Stanford Law School, and the Anderson School
of Management at UCLA. Ed has a Director Certificate from the Anderson School
of Management's Executive Education Program. He studied mechanical and
electrical engineering at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland.
Ed has been quoted
in the Wall Street Journal, Orange County Register, Orange County Business Journal, Directors and Boards, Directorship, Corporate Boardmember magazine, CIO
magazine, and other publications. In addition, he participated in the "Blue
Ribbon Commission on Board Evaluation," publication of the National
Association of Corporate Directors.
To contact Ed Merino, please send him an email: firstname.lastname@example.org