Eileen A. Kamerick
Eileen Kamerick is known among top corporations – from privately-held companies to global public conglomerates – as a strategic and collaborative executive who drives growth and profitability while significantly enhancing stakeholder value. She has been CFO of leading corporations including Leo Burnett, Heidrick and Struggles International, Inc., Houlihan Lokey, and BP Amoco Americas. Most recently, she was EVP and CFO of ConnectWise, a leading international business management software company where she transformed the private company finance function from cash accounting to fully audited GAAP financials with best in class processes, internal controls, and financial reporting.
Eileen is a recognized expert on corporate governance and a frequently requested speaker on the topic by leading legal and governance organizations including law schools, the American Corporate Counsel Association, NACD, and the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals. She advises clients from starts-ups to public companies through the consulting firm she co-founded – The Governance Partners, LLC.
She currently serves on three public company boards: Associated Banc-Corp., Legg Mason Closed End Mutual Funds, and Westell Technologies, Inc. She also serves on one private equity portfolio company board. Previously, Eileen served on the Board of Directors for ServiceMaster, a Fortune 100 service company, and Information Resources, Inc. before the successful sale of both companies.
Eileen is an adjunct Professor of Law at Washington University in St. Louis College of Law and University of Iowa College of Law where she teaches corporate finance, corporate governance, and compliance. Eileen serves as Vice Chairman of Eckerd Kids, a national child welfare charity, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago; Christ the King, a Cristo Rey high school; and Cristo Rey Tampa. Eileen is profiled in The Board Game: How Smart Women Become Corporate Directors.
Eileen received her MBA with honors in Finance and International Business and her JD from The University of Chicago and completed additional graduate work at Exeter College, Oxford University. She was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and was Valedictorian of her undergraduate class at Boston College.