Winter, Clark University Campus

The "Effective Networking" Workshop will feature the following alumni panelists:


Featured Speaker

Chris Palatucci, M.A.'88, Ph.D. '94 is the founder of Palatucci Executive Search, LLC, a retained executive search firm focused on C-level (e.g., CEO, CFO) engagements in the Life Sciences, Cleantech and Technology Transfer industries. Prior to founding PES, Dr. Palatucci was the Life Sciences Practice Leader at a leading executive search firm. Previously, he held senior management roles at Interleukin Genetics, Inc. and the Athena Diagnostics division of Elan Pharmaceuticals. He also conducted strategic analysis on a wide range of products in multiple disease areas at Feinstein Partners. Dr. Palatucci has been a frequent invited speaker at the local and national levels on topics ranging from the genetics of neurological and renal disease to public policy issues related to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. He received his B.A. from the University of Rochester. 


David Begelfer '69 is CEO and lobbyist for NAIOP Massachusetts, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, representing the interests of companies involved with the development, investment and ownership of office, industrial, retail, multi-family, mixed-use and institutional properties through advocacy, education and research. Mr. Begelfer serves on many state regulatory and policy advisory committees, as well as numerous civic, educational and charitable boards.

Derek Carroll '82 is the founder and President of ALINE Systems, a company that manufactures foot suspension systems and is changing how we buy footwear, perform and impact long term health. Prior to founding ALINE, Mr. Carroll led business development efforts for Integrated Fuel Cell Technology, Andover.Net, Silent Systems/Molex and MicroTouch Systems/3M where he strategically grew the companies through partnerships on multiple vertical levels.

Janet Cohen Sherman '78 is the Clinical Director and Chief Neuropsychologist of the Massachusetts General Hospital's Psychology Assessment Center. She had served as the Center's director since 1990 and is also an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School in the Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Sherman specializes in evaluations of children and adults who have cognitive difficulties as the result of neurologic or psychiatric disorders. She received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Cornell University in 1983.


The Networking Session will feature alumni who are distinguished
in a variety of career fields including:


Dimitry Anselme '93
Director of Program Staff Development
Facing History and Ourselves

Samuel Covino '77
Covino Environmental Associates

Peter Ginouves '83
Sr. Director of Business Operations and Finance
EMC Corporation

Christopher Griffith '01
Vice President - Investments
UBS Wealth Management

Donna Sams '76
Spencer Consulting Group

Henry Wheelwright '01
Vice President - Investments
UBS Wealth Management

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