Dean Leadership Institute

  • Speakers with National Prominence Making a Personal Connection

    LeadershipPersonal access to top industry leaders is what makes the Dean College School of Business one of the the best private colleges in Massachusetts and New England.  At the forefront of this approach is The Dean College Leadership Institute. Offering a unique and interactive opportunity for students, alumni and the local community to interact with today's business leaders, the Dean Leadership Institute is comprised of two programs - the Executive Lecture Series and Leadership in Action Series.

    Executive Lecture Series 

    Featuring an unprecedented list of national business leaders including four ranked in the Boston Business Journal's 2012 'Power 50' list of Boston-area influencers - Robert Kraft, James Roosevelt Jr., Ralph de la Torre and Anne M. Finucane, this is the signature event for the Dean Leadership Institute.

    The event includes a dinner with students and sponsors and culminating in an evening lecture to the general public, business and community leaders.

    March 20th, 2019 - Brigadier General Donald C. Bolduc '86, US Army, Retired

    Previous Dean Leadership Institute Presenters

    2018:     Michael Spillane | President | Nike
    2017:     Angela McKay | Director | Microsoft
    2016:     Jonathan Kraft | President | The Kraft Group
    2015:     Jerry Sargent | President | Citizens Bank, Massachusetts
    2014:     Bianca de la Garza | Newscaster | WCVB Channel 5
    2013:     Bert Jacobs | Chief Executive Optimist | Life is good
    2012:     Robert K. Kraft | Founder | Chairman and CEO | The Kraft Group
    2011:     John F. Remondi | President and CEO | Sallie Mae
    2011:     James Roosevelt, Jr. | President and CEO | Tufts Health Plan
    2009:     Ralph de la Torre, M.D. - President and CEO | Caritas Christi Health Care
    2008:     Anne M. Finucane - Chief Marketing Officer, Bank of America
    2007:     William D. Green '74 | Chairman and CEO | Accenture
    2006:     Alan J. Bernon | President and CEO | Dean Foods Company

    Leadership in Action
    Featuring multiple presentations throughout each semester, this highly successful series offers Dean College students an exclusive opportunity to hear and interact with regional business leaders to learn more about what made them successful and gain valuable insights and contacts to help them launch their own careers. View the schedule and biographies of presenters for upcoming events in the Leadership in Action series here.

    For more information or sponsorship opportunities, contact: 508-541-1665

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  • Bert Jacobs (Life is Good) Visits Dean

  • Robert Kraft Speaks at Dean College