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Allie Rutherford joins CamberView Partners as Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — CamberView Partners, LLC, the leading source of independent, investor-led advice for public companies on shareholder activism and engagement, announced that Allie Monaco Rutherford has joined the firm as a Principal. Ms. Rutherford brings to her new role at CamberView more than 15 years of experience researching and advising on corporate governance matters. She was most recently a Director at Ernst & Young LLP (EY), leading the firm’s corporate governance initiatives in the U.S.

“Allie has spent most of her career supporting institutional investors in their governance efforts and she has a deep knowledge of how institutional investors think and vote their shares,” said Abe Friedman, Managing Partner. “Allie has applied her extensive investor-based perspectives to her recent work at EY advising boards and senior management teams on governance matters, helping to build trust and expand dialogue between public companies and their investors.”

Before joining CamberView, Ms. Rutherford helped to establish EY’s Center for Board Matters. In this role, she served as a thought leader on corporate governance trends and the impact of governance decisions on investor actions and proxy voting. She was responsible for engaging boards, management and investors on governance, environmental and social issues. Prior to EY, she served as Vice President of Research for Proxy Governance, leading the proxy research business. Previously, Ms. Rutherford was Deputy Director of Governance Research at the Investor Responsibility Research Center (now Institutional Shareholder Services). She holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science – International Studies from Michigan State University.

In 2014, Ms. Rutherford was selected to the NACD Directorship 100 list of the most influential leaders in corporate governance. She serves on the Advisory Board of the University of Delaware’s Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance.

“This is an exciting time to join CamberView given the changing dynamics in the corporate governance space. Companies are more proactive in their governance agendas, while at the same time investors are becoming more engaged and influential,” said Ms. Rutherford. “CamberView has been the leader in promoting alignment and helping public companies to successfully connect and build trust with their investors on governance and voting topics. The talent and investor expertise that CamberView brings to companies is unmatched and I am thrilled to join this team.”

About CamberView Partners, LLC
CamberView Partners is the leading source of independent, investor-led advice for management and boards of public companies on how to succeed with investors. CamberView helps clients interact with investors from a position of strength and stay ahead of potential issues. When faced with a challenge, CamberView develops the playbook clients use to win contested situations and difficult shareholder votes. CamberView designs specific engagement strategies tailored to each investor and proxy advisor; crafts proxy materials that build shareholder support; develops messaging that resonates with critical decision-makers; instructs companies on how to avoid common mistakes; and coordinates among clients’ advisors to deliver success.

Chad Spitler