Wellesley Club
Wellesley Club November 8, 2010 Meeting

Leonard Schlesinger

  Leonard A. Schlesinger

Leonard A. Schlesinger became the 12th president of Babson College on July 1, 2008. He came to Babson from Limited Brands, where he served in executive positions from 1999-2007, most recently as vice chairman and chief operating officer.

From 1985-1988, President Schlesinger was executive vice president and chief operating officer at Au Bon Pain. His academic career includes 20 years at Harvard Business School where he served as the George Fisher Baker Jr. Professor of Business Administration, leading MBA and executive education programs. He also was architect and chair of Harvard Business School's MBA Essential Skills and Foundations programs.

President Schlesinger is well known for his pioneering research and publications on the "Service Profit Chain." He is the author or co-author of nine books and has written more than 40 articles for academic audiences as well as for The New York Times, Fast Company, and Harvard Business Review.

President Schlesinger currently serves as a member of the board of directors of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), a board member of the BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc., a member of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Technology Center, a member of the corporation of the Winsor School, and is on the Board of Managers for StriVectin Holdings, LLC. He also serves as an Advisory Council Member of The 10,000 Small Businesses Initiative, as well as a member of the World Entrepreneurship Forum and the Council on Competitiveness.

President Schlesinger earned a Doctor of Business Administration from Harvard Business School, an MBA from Columbia University, and a BA in American civilization from Brown University.

Crowne Plaza Hotel-Natick
1360 Worcester Street
Natick, MA 01760

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Monday November 8, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
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Dear Members, Non-resident Members, and Wait List,

Please join us for the November 8th Wellesley Club Meeting at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Natick. Our guest speaker will be Leonard A. Schlesinger, President of Babson College.

Dinner will take place at the Crowne Plaza, 1360 Worcester Street in Natick. Social Hour begins at 6:00 p.m. and dinner is served at 7:00 p.m.

RSVP BY NOVEMBER 3rd: Reservations
may be made online by clicking on the link below. Non-resident Members and Wait List people may also pay on line for their dinners. If you are bringing a guest, you may also pay for their dinner online when you make your reservation.
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Reservations may also be made by returning the paper reply form that will be mailed to those who have not registered online by the mailing date.
Please note, that all Member's Dues must be paid prior to the meeting.

CANCELLATIONS: If you must cancel please call or email Bob by November 3rd. The club is required to contact the hotel in a timely manner so we don't order more dinners than needed, which wastes money and food.:

Bob Sechrest


We look forward to seeing you at the Crowne Plaza.


Wellesley Club Officers and Directors
2010-2011 Officers

David J. Himmelberger, President
Katherine K. Macdonald, Vice President
Josephine R. Bump, Secretary
Anna G. Sereiko, Treasurer
Roger A. Perry, Jr., Curator

2010-2011 Directors

Sandra N. Avellone
Craig E. Bentley
Margaret A. Metzger
Christopher H. Milton

Elected Members- November 8, 2010

Name                              Occupation                         Sponsor


Deborah L. Carpenter              Attorney                          David C. Chapin

        1 Commonwealth Park

Janeen Smith Hansen             Sr. Project Manager       Robert C. Sechrest

        24 Sumner Road

Steven W. Hansen                    Attorney                          Robert C. Sechrest

        24 Sumner Road

Michael J Young                       Civic Volunteer              Robert C. Sechrest

        66 Windsor Road

Gregory P. Vasil                        Attorney/CEO                Virginia M. Murray

        114 Forest Street

Joseph P. Roberts, Jr.               Financial Advisor          Leslie B. Shea

        63 Pine Plain Road

Laura V. Hockett                       Civic Volunteer              Rebecca W. Epstein

        19 Glen Brook Road

David M. Crane                       Corporate Banking        Christopher L. Gorgone

        30 Colburn Road

Anthony A. Bond                     Civil Engineering          Daniel J. Di Schino

        12 Wiswall Circle

Proposal for Membership, November 8, 2010

Name                              Occupation                         Sponsor


Femina Ali                                Dentist                         Katherine K. Macdonald

        339 Linden Street

Michael D. Price                      Owner/Printing             Michael R. Cave

        68 Lowell Road