The New England College of Business Appoints Dr. Ken Jennings to its Board of Trustees

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Best-selling business author, speaker, and internationally recognized strategy consultant, Ken Jennings, PhD. was recently appointed to the Board of Trustees of the New England College of Business (NECB).

I look forward to helping NECB build on their strengths and help their students, faculty, and administration achieve their greater goals.

Best-selling business author, speaker, and internationally recognized strategy consultant, Ken Jennings, PhD. was recently appointed to the Board of Trustees of the New England College of Business (NECB).

“We are thrilled to welcome Ken Jennings to our Board,” said NECB Chairperson Virginia Meany. “Doctor Jennings has impeccable credentials as an academic as well a business strategy consultant. His experience and insights should prove invaluable to NECB as we continue to implement our strategy of expanding our academic offerings while continuing to provide affordable high quality education to adult learners.”

Ken Jennings commented on his appointment, “I am overjoyed to be part of this growing college as they are passionate about providing an affordable and flexible alternative to adult learners seeking degree completion. I look forward to helping NECB build on their strengths and help their students, faculty, and administration achieve their greater goals.”

Ken Jennings is currently founder of ThirdRiver Partners and is nationally recognized as a strategy, change management and leadership expert. Ken has a particularly rich background in life sciences, health services and medical products organizations, and further industry expertise in financial services and aviation. He has served as a global managing partner at Accenture, and was a co-director of the Global Leadership in Healthcare Program at the University of Michigan Business School. He has been responsible for helping create growth strategies and managing large scale change for many leading healthcare, defense, manufacturing, financial services and service organizations.

Ken began his academic and service career at the U.S. Air Force Academy, obtained a graduate degree in Management from the Air Force Institute of Technology and holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Development from Purdue University. He is also a graduate of the Kellogg Management Institute at Northwestern University, and has returned to academia to teach at top institutions, including Columbia University, The University of Maryland, King’s Fund College-London, and the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China.

A respected key note lecturer and best-selling author, Ken is currently writing his fourth book. Ken’s book “Changing Health Care: Creating Tomorrow’s Winning Health Enterprise" focuses on the key strategies and core competencies of leading health organizations for transforming health care. His best-selling book "The Serving Leader," co-authored with Dr. John Stahl-Wert and published in the Ken Blanchard Leadership Series, centers on leading with character, integrity and courage. "Ten Thousand Horses" explores how leaders bring out the very best in their people through building high-performance teams. Ken’s upcoming book, "The Greater Goal," gives practical advice on achieving strategic breakthroughs through focusing on Great Purpose and Shared Goal Achievement for teams and individuals.

About New England College of Business and Finance

Founded in 1909, New England College of Business and Finance (NECB) is a leading Boston institution offering quality education and online degrees at the undergraduate and graduate levels. NECB empowers students with skills and expert knowledge taught by seasoned business leaders and research faculty, using state-of-the-art online courses. Serving students across the United States, NECB is an online college accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), and is licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. Online enrollments in the U.S. are growing at rates far in excess of the total higher education student population, with no signs of slowing, according to a recent national report by the Babson Survey Research Group. For information or to enroll in NECB, visit http://www.necb.edu or call 1-800-997-1673.

Media Inquiries:
Emily W Knight
Emily(dot)Knight(at)necb(dot)edu

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