Fredrikson & Byron attorney Brett F. Roberts has been elected to a three-year term on the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute Board of Governors. Roberts will serve as Governance Chair-Elect in 2019, Governance Chair in 2020 and Past Governance Chair in 2021. As a member of the Board of Governors, Roberts will assist with oversight of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute’s programs, including the Community Leadership Program, Community Connect and the Youth Leadership Initiative.
Roberts completed the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute’s Community Leadership Program in 2018. Selection to the nine-month program is highly competitive and has graduated more than 1,800 leaders in the Greater Des Moines area.
At Fredrikson, Roberts advises business clients on a variety of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, compliance and general corporate governance. In addition, he helps clients manage director and shareholder relationships (including by preparing operating agreements, buy-sell agreements and other governance agreements among shareholders), comply with securities laws and exchange rules, effect legal reorganizations and negotiate commercial contracts.
For more information on the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute, visit gdmli.com.
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