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.
|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.
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.:
We look forward to seeing you at the Crowne Plaza.
Wellesley Club Officers and Directors
David J. Himmelberger, President
Katherine K. Macdonald, Vice President
Josephine R. Bump, Secretary
Anna G. Sereiko, Treasurer
Roger A. Perry, Jr., Curator
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