Laurie Benson, Executive Director, Nurses on Board, ANA
Laurie Benson, BSN, currently serves as the Executive Director, Nurses on Boards Coalition, whose mission is to improve health in communities across the nation by advancing at least 10,000 nurses to serve on all types of boards by 2020. She is a successful co-founder and former CEO of a technology firm growing revenues to $80 million at time of sale. She has served on 8 corporate Boards in the technology, finance, insurance, engineering, manufacturing, and services industries.
Additionally, she is actively engaged in several healthcare and entrepreneurial nonprofit boards. Laurie Benson is a successful corporate executive, founder, CEO, C-Suite Advisor, and board member. An entrepreneur with over 35 years of experience, Laurie’s passion and skills are focused on helping organizations and individuals realize their potential. As a result of her own highly engaged Board of Directors, Laurie was inspired to provide a significant impact on other organizations through board service. She has served on 8 Corporate Boards in the Technology, Finance, Insurance, Manufacturing and Services industries. Additionally, she has expertise and is actively engaged in the Healthcare Industry through board service, executive leadership and innovation roles.
After 25 years as successful CEO, Ms. Benson founded LSB Unlimited in 2009, advising CEOs, Presidents and Entrepreneurs on complex leadership issues including board governance, strategy, business growth, innovation, high performance teams, human resources and succession planning.