Alumni with proven track records of success share their insight and useful knowledge on industry trends, how to network, the art of the job hunt, how to prepare for an interview, and other various topics of interest. Use this resource as a building block for your future and a means to expand your Prep network.
On November 2, 2017 keynote speaker Art Coviello '71 and an executive panel featuring John O'Connor P'20, former Fidelity Chief Security Officer and Bob Brennan, Executive Director, CA Technologies came together to present on a very relevant topic in today's world, cyber attacks.
Hardly a day goes by that we don't hear about a new cyber attack. Companies of all sizes along with consumers are continually searching for ways to protect themselves. This interactive discussion tackled the problem from a multilateral, nonlinear approach. The full presentation can be viewed here.
On March 29, 2016 John Howie '07 hosted alumni for a New York City Business Breakfast featuring a presentation from Michael Dalton '83, executive managing director at Cushman & Wakefield.
Michael's presentation focused on the exciting corporate and residential changes taking place in the Greater Boston Area and giving Prep alumni an insider view of what is yet to come! He encouraged attendees to:
- Embrace change, it is the only constant
- Be ahead of it
- Look beyond it but remember where you come from
- View the full presentation
Michael Dalton '83, is an executive managing director with Cushman & Wakefield, formerly DTZ. In September 2015, the two companies merged in a $2.04B deal. Cushman & Wakefield is a global leader in commercial real estate services. Mr. Dalton has been in the real estate business for over twenty five years, and works with corporate clients and institutional owners throughout the Northeast. He has represented numerous corporate clients in New England and throughout the world in the acquisition and leasing of office, manufacturing, R&D and laboratory facilities. Mr. Dalton has received his B.A. in political science from Boston College.
As part of the Boston Business networking series, Jim Phalen ’68 hosted a group at State Street Corporation in Boston on June 4, 2015. Jim, who is vice chairman and head of the Office of Regulatory Initiatives, Strategy and Compliance, spoke about the future of the U.S. banking industry, and the way the Prep influenced his career path, to more than 70 Prep alumni. Read more about Jim Phalen's background here.
On February 20, 2015 Drew LeBlanc '05, Director of Analytics at software giant SAP, spoke about maximizing career opportunities at the Boston Business Breakfast. He shared his story about using internships, networking, and goal setting to build a successful career playbook. Read more about Drew's background here.