Alumni

Alumni Profile: Al Spector and Marin Sailing School

Author: Lake Effects Blog

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Al Spector is the kind of socialpreneur who inspires other business leaders.  After 22 years of his corporate career, he decided to pursue his passion for sailing by opening the Marin Sailing School in San Francisco Bay.  His school is based in Sausalito, California.

Al Spector commenced his career as an in-house attorney with Grainger (GWW), a leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products with distribution is Asia, Europe and Latin America.  He later joined Thompson Multi-Media in the role of a Director of International Logistics, and then served in a business development role with Savi Technology.

Presently Al is a Consultant for RGP (Resources Global Professionals) in the San Francisco Bay area.   His expertise in supply chain and legal and regulatory matters allows him to consult a variety of clients on a broad range of products. He has served on an acquisition team for a global pharmaceutical firm, done strategic consulting for a global telecom client, a US healthcare network, and several technology companies.

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Alumni Profile: Laurel Delaney Author and Founder of Delaney Foods Manufacturing

Author: Lake Effects Blog

Friday, August 01, 2014

We dare you to try to spend five minutes with Laurel Delaney (an alumni of Lake Forest) and not be infected with her energy and entrepreneurial passion. “You can be brilliant, but if you don’t have the confidence and tools to take action, your ideas won’t achieve reality,” she says. This philosophy for professional development is what lead Delaney to pursue her MBA at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

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Highlights from the June 2014 MBA Commencement Ceremony

Author: Lake Effects Blog

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Dr. Neil Holman, Dean of Corporate Learning Solutions, welcomed the MBA Graduates and opened the commencement ceremony on Sunday June 29th.  John Popoli, President and CEO of Lake Forest Graduate School of Management addressed the Graduates in an opening speech to congratulate the students on behalf of the Faculty, Staff, Board of Directors and Business Advisory Council.

“Your minds have expanded to encompass those new ideas and perspectives that will forever impact your lives and careers – possibly in ways you have never imagined.  You are a different and better person than you were when you started your MBA program.” John Popoli.

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