Board of Directors

What You Should Know Before Joining a Board

The chairman of the board and co-founder of Signature Bank sits down with Jessica Abo to discuss his career and his advice for people considering joining a board.
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Chairman of the board and co-founder of Signature Bank Scott Shay tells Jessica Abo what questions entrepreneurs should ask themselves before joining a for-profit or not-for-profit board of directors, how to avoid “group think” and why being paranoid isn’t always a bad thing. 

Related: To Become More Innovative, Listen to Your Customers

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