Anne Wallestad serves as President & CEO of BoardSource, a national nonprofit that works to inspire and support excellence in nonprofit governance and board and staff leadership. Under her leadership, she has overseen a period of significant growth and change for the organization, including the launch of a year-round board development program that emphasizes assessment-driven reflection and change. She has also spearheaded several new leadership initiatives, including the Stand for Your Mission campaign, which challenges boards to prioritize advocacy as a key lever for mission impact. With nearly 20 years of leadership experience in the social sector, Wallestad held leadership positions with a number of local and national nonprofit organizations prior to joining BoardSource’s leadership team in December 2008. Anne chairs the board of Capital City Public Charter School and serves on the regional advisory board for Drake University, where she earned a BA in sociology and English.
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