United Parcel Service, McGraw-Hill Financial, Michaels Stores Inc., and 52 Other Boards Join NACD in Q1 2015

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fifty-five corporate boards joined the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) during the first quarter of 2015. These new member boards span a wide range of industries, including aerospace, agriculture, apparel, banking, business services, energy, financial services, food and beverage, internet services, manufacturing, real-estate, transportation and storage, and more. Thirty-four of the boards are from public companies, 17 are from private companies, and 4 are from nonprofits.

NACD membership connects directors to a network of more than 15,000 board members from leading public, private, and nonprofit organizations; provides exclusive access to thought-provoking publications and digital resources that address current and emerging leadership issues; offers best-in-class director development programs; and provides opportunities to earn NACD Fellowship credentials. "We are proud to welcome these organizations as NACD Full Board Members, joining peers from Fortune 50 corporations to small- and mid-cap companies as well as private companies and nonprofit organizations that are committed to advancing exemplary board leadership. There is no better investment in their board development," said Ken Daly, CEO of NACD.

The following companies are among those that elevated their board leadership by becoming Full Board Members of NACD during the first quarter of 2015:

AAA Western & Central New York McGraw-Hill Financial
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Medina Electric Cooperative Inc.
American Bureau of Shipping Merit Medical Systems
Angie's List Michaels Stores Inc.
Bose Corp. Navient Corp.
Calista Corp. NCR Corp.
CamberView Partners NIC Inc.
Centrus Energy Corp. Occidental Petroleum Corp.
Ciber Inc. OCI Resources LP
Colefire Old Mutual Asset Management
Encore Wire Corp. Outfront Media
Financial Guaranty Insurance Parsley Energy Inc.
Fiserv Inc. Project Management Institute
Flowers Foods Inc. Puget Sound Energy
Hanover Insurance San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Haynes International Inc. South Central Connecticut Water
Infoblox Sterling Realty Organization
InfraReit SunPower Corp.
Ingersoll Rand Superior Uniform Group Inc.
Jason Industries Texas Dow Employees Credit Union
Kforce Inc. Total Bank
KCG Holdings Inc. United Parcel Service Inc.
Kimball Electronics Inc. Urban Edge Properties
Lakeside Foods Inc. Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc.
Lennox Withers & Ravenel
LMI Aerospace Zions Bancorporation
LSB Industries

To view a complete list of current NACD Full Board Members, visit NACDonline.org/members.

About NACD

The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is a recognized authority on the advancement of exemplary board leadership and establishment of leading boardroom practices. Informed by more than 35 years of experience, NACD delivers insights and resources that more than 15,000 corporate directors rely on in order to make sound strategic decisions and confidently confront complex business challenges. NACD provides world-class director education programs, national peer-exchange forums, and proprietary research to promote director professionalism, ultimately enhancing the economic sustainability of the corporate enterprise and bolstering stakeholder confidence. Fostering collaboration among directors, investors, and governance stakeholders, NACD is shaping the future of board leadership. To learn more about NACD, please visit www.NACDonline.org.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Henry Stoever Chief Marketing Officer 202-775-0509 hstoever@NACDonline.orgSource:National Association of Corporate Directors