Rotary Club of Springfield Elects Laurie Rosner President
SPRINGFIELD — The Rotary Club of Springfield recently elected a new president, Laurie Rosner, for the 2016-17 Rotary year.
Rosner is the chair of Undergraduate Business Programs and assistant professor of Management at Bay Path University. She is a double Bay Path alumna, with undergraduate and graduate degrees in business. An experienced executive, professor, entrepreneur, and community leader, she led the overall marketing and branding of a community bank at the level of senior vice president for over 20 years. She was part of the executive team who brought the bank from $285 million to $2 billion with public trading on NASDAQ Global Select Market. She has received numerous marketing awards on branding and innovation and has been a guest speaker locally and nationally. She is the owner of a local marketing, business, and leadership-strategy company called A Story Making Co., located in Enfield, Conn.
Rosner taught for several years at Bay Path University in the MBA program with a focus in management, marketing, leadership, and strategy, and was honored with a Distinguished Teaching Award there in 2013. Most recently, she is working to launch a Springfield Rotaract Club for undergraduate women at Bay Path. She is also a past president of the North Central Connecticut Chamber of Commerce. She says her mission is “to inspire others to believe in themselves so they transform into the leader they are meant to be.”
The Springfield Rotary Club, a member of Rotary International, meets every Friday at 12:15 p.m. in the MassMutual Room at the Basketball Hall of Fame. For more information on the club or becoming a member, visit www.springfieldmarotary.org or call membership chairperson Pam Malumphy at (413) 441-2708.