ACCORD Celebrates

May 1, 2019 is ACCORD LIMITED’s 29th anniversary! We thank our clients, colleagues, and friends for the many years of meaningful work and strong relationships. We look forward to many more years of working together to exceed our clients’ and our expectations.

Upcoming Events

Pam Knecht will speak on “The Road to High-Performing Governance” at the Texas Healthcare Trustees’ AdminLeadership Conference on July 18, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas.

What's new

Read Pam Knecht’s article, “Clarifying Advisory and Fiduciary Roles” in the December 2018 issue of The Governance Institute’s Subsidiary Focus Newsletter.

Pam Knecht's article, "Remind Me: Why Do We Need Systemness?" is available in the June 2018 newsletter of The Governance Institute's System Focus.

Check out ACCORD’s article for the Governance Insights column written for the March/April 2018 issue of ACHE's Healthcare Executive entitled "Strengthening the Board-CEO Relationship."

Examine the workbook co-authored by Mary Totten and Pam Knecht, “Trustee Reappointment: A Key Process for Supporting Governance Excellence” in the April 2018 AHA Trustee Magazine

Read Pam Knecht's "Leveraging Committees" in AHA's Spring 2018 edition of Trustee Insights. For more information or to subscribe to this free resource go to



Audio / Video:
On April 19, 2019, Pam Knecht was the guest on the Baldrige Foundation / Soar Vision Group Leader Dialogue radio show speaking on “Performance Excellence in the Age of Consumerism: The Role of the Board.” Tune in to learn how to develop ideal board and management alignment, and how to enhance performance efficiency and effectiveness.

Pam Knecht presents four essential governance practices that boards must adopt to provide leadership in times of change in “Board Leadership in Changing Times,” an AHA video.

Speaking Topics:
The most commonly requested speech topics this year have been “Reaching for the Stars: Excellence in Governance" and "Board Leadership in Changing Times."

ACCORD has helped a Midwestern health system with $3.2 billion in annual revenues to restructure its governance to ensure achievement of its mission and strategic vision.

Multiple organizations have retained ACCORD consultants to coach their new Board Chair and/or new CEO.