Episode 182:

Insights into the Board and C-Suite Recruiting Process, with Lucinda Duncalfe

Jun 22, 2022 | Boardroom Bound

Essential insights on board placement.

About this episode

Finding the right people is essential, however, most organizations fail in achieving diversity by focusing on background and overlooking the importance of competencies. As Lucinda Duncalfe joins us today, she shares about her time in the boardroom, as well as her experience working with executive hiring.


Lucinda is Founder/CEO of AboveBoard, an inclusive network for executive hiring. She also serves as a director of WireSecure, which secures transactions in private equity. In her 25-year career as a technology CEO, Lucinda founded and/or led venture capital-backed technology companies including Monetate (acquired by Vista,) ClickEquations (acquired by Channel Intelligence,) and TurnTide (acquired by Symantec.) She has served on many for and not for profit boards. Lucinda has won numerous awards, including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Philadelphia, and was one of Consulting Magazine’s 25 Most Influential Consultants for her work with financial services clients. Lucinda has a BA from University of Pennsylvania, where she played basketball, and an MBA from the Wharton School. She attended the Aspen Seminar, Outward Bound, and the National Outdoor Leadership School. She is also an Eisenhower Fellow.

In today’s episode, Lucinda dives into the ever-changing board space, and how she is promoting diversity in leadership hiring. You won’t want to miss this episode of Boardroom Bound!


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