Business Attorney, Senior Executive, and Board Director with 30+ years experience in business transactions and contracts, business strategy, merger sand acquisitions, corporate and securities law, public and private company work, family-controlled company practices, global distribution, risk management, and corporate compliance and governance. Ms. Absher is the owner and CEO of Absher Business Law Center PLLC, which provides legal services and advice to corporate and individual clients. At Brown-Forman Corp., an S&P500 company with a $25B market cap, where she worked from 1998-2014, Ms. Absher held a series of positions with increasing responsibility. She led the Corporate Development Department and served as Associate General Counsel. She also chaired the Disclosure Committee and held a leadership role in guiding and advising on corporate governance and regulatory compliance. Ms. Absher worked closely with the Company’s controlling family shareholders, Board of Directors, and the Audit Committee in making the company a recognized leader among family-owned businesses in best practices for corporate governance. Ms. Absher lives in Louisville Kentucky, where she serves on the Board of Enterprise Angels Investment Fund and the Board of Trustees at Louisville Collegiate School.