Seven Ways to Earn an Income as a Corporate Director

The Conference Board of Canada, November 8, 2017
Recorded Webinar
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As a corporate director, your role is to contribute your expertise to help an organization prosper and better serve its stakeholders. This can be a fulfilling job! But can you make a living as a corporate director? The answer is yes but not without a few different income streams, some work beyond board service, and a few key strategies.

Join us as Tamara Paton, corporate director and board consultant, shares her experiences and tips on various ways to earn a salary and potentially make a living as a corporate director.

Webinar Highlights

During this 60-minute discussion, Tamara will:

  • Take a deep-dive into seven different income streams and the implications of each
  • Share her experiences as a corporate director and how she’s mapped her career and earning potential
  • Provide a break-down on different types of boards and the expected compensation
  • Help you better map your career and earning potential as a corporate director

About Tamara

Tamara Paton, Corporate Director and Board Consultant, serves on the boards of Dealnet Capital, Meridian Credit Union and ServoAnnex. Previously, she was a director with Mountain Equipment Co-op, Carson Dellosa Publishing and the Canadian Automobile Association. You might also find Tamara in the boardrooms of other organizations, where she facilitates strategic discussions among those transforming media, digital commerce and other innovative consumer-facing sectors.

Tamara also supports aspiring corporate directors as they enter and thrive in the boardroom. She is the creator of The Boardroom Blueprint, an online program that demystifies how leaders can launch and build board careers. Fresh blog posts on board career building appear each week at

Tamara earned an MBA from The Wharton School and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute. She also holds the Chartered Director designation awarded by The Directors College. In what feels like a past life, Tamara graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Mathematics.

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