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  • Incoming Assistant Professor of Marketing Ray Lavoie – a Starbuck, Manitoba, Canada native – has a wide-range of experience. He runs his own skate-sharpening business, worked in marketing for an aerospace company, and served as a Market Research Analyst for a creative arts and entertainment company. He teaches fundamentals of marketing and managing innovation at the University of Manitoba, where he received a Bachelor of Commerce in marketing in 2011 and expects to receive a Ph.D. in marketing this spring.
  • The Girard School in partnership with the O’Brien Center for Career Development held events this spring to connect students with alums and local professionals to help prepare them for the Spring Career Fair.
  • Although all of incoming Assistant Professor of Sport Management Ben Larkin’s higher education has been in New England, he was born in New York and admits to being a New York Yankees and New York Jets fan. His academic research focuses on relationships between fans and sports teams. Larkin expects to receive a Ph.D. this spring from the Department of Sport Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst. He holds an M.S. in sport management from Southern New Hampshire University and a B.S. in business administration from the University of Maine.
  • With topics ranging from cyber-security to corporate liquidity, students attended presentations on the trends and pressing issues in the financial industry at the New England Association for Financial Professionals Regional Meeting hosted by Fidelity’s Steve Johnson ’80.
  • “She made a good first impression on me. She was professional, intelligent and willing to share her thoughts and perspectives and that is always a good sign in an employee.”