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C Russell Hansen Jr

Mr. Hansen’s law practice spans over 40 years as outside and in-house General Counsel, representing many companies regarding corporate governance, securities law compliance, registration, exemptions, filings, periodic and other reports, strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital finance, debt and equity financing and other business transactions.

Mr. Hansen has been engaged in corporate governance for nearly 20 years.  He is Principal of The Board Center, a corporate governance and board performance consultancy that provides strategic advice, board self-evaluation facilitation, board operations improvement consulting, continuing director education and other board consulting services. In addition, he is a Co-Founder of Board Leaders, LLC, a business organization of directors. He previously served as President of the National Association of Corporate Directors in Washington, D.C. and was the Founder of The Governance Institute and Van Rensselaer Press in Massachusetts.

Mr. Hansen enjoys history, sailing, boating, hunting, fishing and the shooting sports.  He is also a student and practitioner of the martial and healing arts.  Mr. Hansen’s wife is an artist and was formerly an executive in the financial services industry.  They have two daughters, one of whom is a lawyer and the other a business executive, and three grandchildren.