Eileen A. Kamerick
J.D., The University of Chicago Law School; M.B.A., finance and international business, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Summary of Experience
Ms. Kamerick is an expert in corporate governance, corporate finance, securities law, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). She has held CFO positions at a number of prominent firms – including BP Amoco (Americas), Heidrick & Struggles, and Houlihan Lokey – and served as a senior financial and legal advisor to major multinational corporations. Ms. Kamerick is a former M&A and securities attorney with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. She has significant experience overseeing 401(k) and defined-benefit retirement plans, and chairing defined-benefit retirement plan investment committees. In addition to consulting on financial, strategic, and corporate governance matters, Ms. Kamerick serves on several boards, frequently acting as chair of the audit committee and as the board’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) financial expert. She also serves on the boards of the Legg Mason Closed-End Mutual Funds and the AIG Funds & Anchor Series Trust (a mutual fund complex). Ms. Kamerick is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow and holds the NACD Directorship certification. She has held several adjunct professorships and lectured on corporate governance and fiduciary duties at numerous universities, as well as in NACD’s Battlefield to Boardroom program for flag officers. Ms. Kamerick is a frequent contributor to Agenda and Directors & Boards. She serves on the Alzheimer’s Association board of directors, as well as its audit and finance committees. In 2020, she was a judge for IR Magazine’s Corporate Governance Awards.