The MBA hosted its inaugural Leadership Academy training session on Oct. 25. Pictured along with MBA leaders, the session featured guest speakers Hon. Karyn Polito (pictured bottom, third from left), lieutenant governor of the commonwealth of Massachusetts; John Fish (pictured bottom, fifth from left), chairman & chief executive officer of Suffolk Construction Company Inc.; William Sinnott, Esq. (pictured bottom, seventh from left), of Donoghue, Barrett & Singal; and Valerie A. Yarashus, Esq.(pictured bottom, sixth from left), of Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow PC.
The MBA's Leadership Academy hosted its first "Profiles in
Leadership" training session for 21 fellows selected for 2016-17 on
October 25 in Boston.
Fellows heard presentations from four prominent Massachusetts
leaders: Hon. Karyn Polito, lieutenant governor of
the commonwealth of Massachusetts; John Fish,
chairman and chief executive officer, Suffolk Construction Company
Inc.; William Sinnott, Esq., Donoghue, Barrett
& Singal; and MBA Past President Valerie A.
Yarashus, Esq., Meehan, Boyle, Black & Bogdanow
After the four presentations, a brief question and answer
session was moderated by MBA Treasurer Christopher A. Kenney
covering various topics on leadership.
The MBA Leadership Academy was
developed to better prepare young attorneys to assume leadership
roles at the bar, in their firms or organizations and in
government. A 12-month program,
which will run concurrently with the MBA membership year, the
Leadership Academy will
include educational programming, class projects and