Private Company - Governance and Advisory Boards

A Member Driven, Non-Profit, Association for Private Company CEO's, Board Directors, Family Office Leaders, Shareholder Representatives, ESOP & Fiduciary Executives, PE/VC Operating Teams, Thought Leaders and Experts dealing with Board Governance and Advisory Practices and Maximizing impact to the Company.



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PDA Boston facilitates a member-driven community and technology driven service for members to easily and quickly:

  • Engage Peers and Receive and Give Mutual Support,
  • Learn Board Governance Best Practices,
  • Identify and Qualify for New Board Positions
  • Test  and Receive Feedback on Business, Process, Management, Board Practice Theories,
  • Recieve Personal and Professional Education.

Mission of the PDA Boston Chapter

The Mission of the Private Directors Association is creating, sustaining and enhancing Private Company value through the active use of Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards.  We advocate for excellent practices in board formation and governance. We provide a national network where executives and professionals interested in board service can find and meet with those interested in securing exceptional board members.

The PDABoston Chapter Furthers the PDA’s Mission and extends, supplements and appends the Services/Benefits of the National Organization while providing unique and excellent programs, networking, engagement, connections, and value to the members of Boston and New England.

The Private Directors Association® (PDA)

Join Us:  National Membership and Local Engagement 

The PDA is a National Organization founded in 2015 with 900+ Members throughout the United States.  Membership comprsises of Private Company Owners, C-Suite Executives, Fiduciaries, Family Office Leaders, PE/VC Operating Executives, and others.  Active Chapters in:


Atlanta Boston Chicago Charlotte
Cleveland Dallas Detroit Los Angeles
Millwaukee Minneapolis Nashville New York
Philadelphia San Francisco Tampa Bay …Next?

National Members


Programs - Year

PDA Board Seats - 2019

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The US Demographics of PDA Members

Our Members are high caliber Executives and Business Leaders who have significant experience.  Some Highlights:

Individual Level Experience and Attributes

  • 54% Are/Have been CEOs 
  • 31% CFO’s
  • Average Net Worth $20M-$200M

Middle Market Leaders

  • 38% Companies with Revenue between $100M- $500M
  • 15% Comapanies with $500M-$5B Revenue

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