Alumni

Entrepreneur's Advisory Group with Karen Bressler, CEO of AGAR

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Boston

January 8, 2009: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Our next EAG event will be on Thursday, January 8th, 2009, with Karen Bressler, CEO of AGAR. New England’s largest independent foodservice distributor. Karen has been the CEO since 2001 and has led AGAR to double digit growth during some very challenging times among independent restaurants in the food service industry. Please feel free to bring friends, colleagues, and spouses

Where

Union Oyster House
41 Union Street
Boston, Massachusetts

Driving Directions:http://www.unionoysterhouse.com/Pages/direct.html

Event Details

Karen has driven the company’s growth by expanding beyond the company’s traditional “center of the plate” solutions to non-food options for independent restaurants. She spearheaded the company’s new facilities in Taunton to broaden the company’s core business. She is not only a successful businesswoman but also fluent in six languages. She obtained her Master’s from The Garvin Thunderbird School of International Management and her Bachelor’s from Boston University. She is fully committed to helping the community around AGAR. A steady stream of business articles about her and speaking appearances, including an appearance on the CBS Early Morning Show, testify to the AGAR story she has to tell as well as her desire to share her learning.

Cost

$35 per person - will be collected at the event.

Registration


Register By Email
Register By Phone: Jim Fisher - 781.449.4333

Deadline: 1/7/2009

Speaker Profiles

Karen Bressler (Speaker)
Chief Executive Officer, AGAR
http://www.agarsupply.com/

Karen Bressler is the Chief Executive Officer of AGAR, New England’s largest independent foodservice distributor. Karen has been the CEO since 2001 and has led AGAR to double digit growth during some very challenging times among independent restaurants in the food service industry. Karen has driven the company’s growth by expanding beyond the company’s traditional “center of the plate” solutions to non-food options for independent restaurants. She spearheaded the company’s new facilities in Taunton to broaden the company’s core business. She is not only a successful businesswoman but also fluent in six languages. She obtained her Master’s from The Garvin Thunderbird School of International Management and her Bachelor’s from Boston University. She is fully committed to helping the community around AGAR. A steady stream of business articles about her and speaking appearances, including an appearance on the CBS Early Morning Show, testify to the AGAR story she has to tell as well as her desire to share her learning.

Questions

Jim Fisher 

781.449.4333

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