Philly welcomes a new season and a new slate of officers.
of August 14, the following officers have been elected by the Board:
President Chris Moye
Vice President Rodney Comegys
Secretary Keith Monley
Treasurer Nathan Niles
Board Chair Joe Duffey
Club would like to thank the outgoing Board Chair, Joan Abrams, and outgoing
President, Martin Hunt, for their service.
events are planned in the next few weeks to allow existing members to renew
friendships and entice new members to join the Club. On Sunday
September 22 our Fall Kick-Off
cocktail party will be hosted by Roy and Lori Carriker at their Malvern
estate. In addition to great food, wine
and fellowship, Roy
will be conducting a tour of the home that he designed and built expressly for
will be contributing one of their own to the event – Professor Francesca Gino
to share with us some intriguing observations from her new book “Sidetracked: Why Our Decisions Get Derailed and How We Can
Stick to the Plan.” More on Francesca's
available on our website.
Friday October 4 – the first Friday
of the month -- will mark the resumption of the Presidents Breakfast Club (PBC).
This is the Club's premier networking event at the Union League and
brings together business leaders from the Philadelphia
area for a lively discussion on topics of current interest. Our speaker is Michael Christman, the CEO of the Coriell Institute for Medical
Research. As a leader in the
exploration of Genomics, Coriell is helping define the new field of personalized
medicine. With an emphasis on the
integration of genome information in to the delivery of clinical care, the
company is paving the way for exciting new drug discoveries and therapies.
Wednesday October 23 is the B School's Global Networking Night where Philadelphia area HBS
alumni will be joining their classmates gathering around the world for
socializing and networking. Join us at the Black Sheep Pub in Philadelphia to relax, take in the scene, and
"experience the power of the HBS network."
an effort to make Club members more attractive to recent alums, a panel is
being assembled to work out an innovative pricing strategy to encourage sampling
and build customer loyalty (hey, if HBS grads can build the Gilt Groupe and
Angie's List -- we can borrow a page from their book!) Look for information on the site about
discounts for bundling events and the opportunity to bring a colleague at little
or no cost.
the rest of the summer and plan to see your fellow alums at these great venues!
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