Board of Directors Candidate

Business Letter

Dear …

It is with great pleasure and confidence that I provide a Character Reference for__(Full Name)__, whose name is currently standing to fill a position on your Board of Directors. I have had the privilege of knowing __(first Name)__ for __(#)__ years now as __(a former colleague/his-her friend/neighbor/etc.)__, and I believe that __(he/she)__ has everything it takes to be a successful member of your Executive Board.

In all the years I have known __(first Name)__, I found __(him/her)__ to be exceptionally professional in all that __(he/she)__ does. __(He/She)__ is an excellent communicator and is known for being someone who can be counted on to get to the root of issues, offering up real solutions. With a solid reputation for possessing good business savvy, it is no surprise that __(first Name)__ currently owns and operates a very successful __(type of business)__ today.

__(He/She)__ has given back to the community as a volunteer for a number of good causes over the years. In addition, __(he/she)__ has successfully served on various __(committees/boards/campaigns)__, such as __(name a couple of committees/boards/campaigns worked on)__. __(first Name)__ holds the utmost of integrity in character and is highly respected in the __(name of)__ __(county/city/community)__. That, combined with the fact that __(he/she)__ already possesses the type of experience that is required for a position of this nature, makes __(him/her)__ a good fit for your organization. I believe that __(Full Name)__ would serve your organization well, sitting on the Board of Directors. __(He/She)__ would bring with __(him/her)__, enthusiasm, knowledge,

professionalism, sincerity, and integrity. I can’t think of anyone who would do a better job for you.