BOSTON BUSINESS LEADERS BREAKFAST

Our annual Breakfast attracts over 300 business leaders across a myriad of sectors who attend to support Summer Search students and exchange industry insights. We look forward to gathering in person as well as providing a virtual streaming option for our incredible panel.

The main focus of the event will be a discussion among corporate leaders on racial and gender equity in the corporate world. Corporate sponsorship information available below. 

September 21, 2022

Boston Park Plaza, 34 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA

7:30 am - 8:00 am - Networking Coffee

8:00 am - 9:00 am - Breakfast, Program and Panel Discussion

OUR PANELISTS

MARIANNE HARRISON


PRESIDENT & CEO


JOHN HANCOCK

Read Marianne's Full Bio

Marianne Harrison is President and Chief Executive Officer of John Hancock, the U.S. division of Toronto-based Manulife Financial Corporation. She also is a member of Manulife’s Executive Leadership Team. 

Ms. Harrison, who is based in Boston, has responsibility across all aspects of John Hancock’s operations. One of the largest life insurers and fastest growing asset managers in the United States, John Hancock supports approximately 10 million Americans with a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, investments, 401(k) plans, and college savings plans. As of March September 30, 2019, John Hancock’s assets under management and administration were $478.8 billion.  

Before taking on her current role in 2017, Ms. Harrison served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Manulife Canada, Manulife’s Canadian Division. Prior to assuming this role in 2013, she held several leadership positions across the company, including President and General Manager for John Hancock Long-Term Care Insurance, and Executive Vice President and Controller for Manulife. Before joining Manulife, Marianne had been Chief Financial Officer of Wealth Management at TD Bank Group after holding various positions there; before that she worked for PwC. 

Ms. Harrison serves as President and Chairman of the boards for John Hancock’s insurance companies, including John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) and John Hancock Life Insurance Company of New York. 

Ms. Harrison graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a B.A. in English and earned a Diploma in Accounting from Wilfrid Laurier University. She is a Chartered Accountant and in 2016 was elected a Fellow of the Profession, the highest designation for professional achievement conferred by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.  

Dr. Angela Jackson

DR. ANGELA JACKSON


CHIEF ECOSYSTEM & INVESTMENT OFFICER


KAPOR CENTER

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Angela Jackson, Ph.D is the Chief Ecosystem and Investment Officer at Kapor Center. Dr. Angela Jackson is an impact investing and Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) expert. As a leader in the future of work space, she has deep knowledge of technological trends that are transforming organizations and human capital infrastructure necessary for corporations to maintain competitiveness. 

Dr. Jackson has ben a senior advisor to over 100 workforce EdTech startup organizations. She has used her deep domain expertise to transform portfolio company's talent and sales functions in order to drive growth, scale and liquidity events. She works with executive teams to connect social impact outcomes to broader business goals, proving that business is a critical platform for change. Previously Dr. Jackson was a Managing Partner at New Profit where she launched the Future of Work Grand Challenge initiative that resulted in the developemnt of an ecosystem of over 60 Employers, Foundations and Education operating partners that reskilled and placed workers impacted by COVID in living wage jobs. 

Dr. Jackson serves as a board member and advisor to several private and nonprofit boards, including Summer Search. Dr. Jackson is passionate about modernizing the public education to career system and advancing academic and professional opportunities for women, people of color and veterans. 

Dr. Jackson holds a doctoral degree from Harvard University where her research focused on using capital as a lever in service of systems change. She also holds business, marketing and journalism degrees and certifications from University of Missouri-Columbia and INSEAD Business School. 

 

EVENT COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs

Daniel S. Janis III, Manulife Asset Management

Brian Kinney, State Street Corporation

Members

Tony Briney, Goldman Sachs  

Matt Lapides, ABRY

Jamey Mock, PerkinElmer 

Troy Newman, Highland Peak Wealth

EVENT SPONSORS

All proceeds from this event will support Summer Search Boston's 2023 program. 

Sponsorship Levels 

for more information on sponsorships
please contact Gloria namugaya

$50,000 - Transformation Sponsor

  • 20 tickets to event with premier seating and 2 reserved high tops during coffee networking hour
  • Verbal recognition at podium
  • Premier hyperlinked logo placement through virtual event signage, event webpage, and event emails with reach of over 1,200
  • Premier logo placement on LinkedIn Event
  • 3 unique social media acknowledgement on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with combined reach of 3,400
  • 30-second sponsor created video to be shown during the event sharing your company's commitment to justice and equity
  • Customized employee volunteer engagement opportunities
  • Premier placement of corporate message on CONNECT, Summer Search's digital platform connecting our 2,300 post-secondary students and over 4,500 alumni

$25,000 - Mentor Sponsor

  • 15 tickets to event with preferred seating and 1 reserved high top during coffee hour
  • Prominent hyperlinked logo placement through virtual event signage, event webpage, and event emails with reach of over 1,200
  • Prominent logo placement on LinkedIn Event
  • 2 unique social media acknowledgement on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with combined reach of 3,400
  • Priority placement for employee volunteer engagement opportunities
  • Prominent placement of message on CONNECT, Summer Search's digital platform connecting our 2,300 post-secondary students and over 4,500 alumni

$10,000 - Ambassador Sponsor

  • 10 tickets to event with preferred seating
  • Logo placement through virtual event signage, event webpage, and event emails with reach of over 1,200
  • Logo placement on LinkedIn Event
  • 1 unique social media acknowledgement on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with combined reach of 3,400
  • Invitation to employee volunteer engagement opportunities
  • Corporate message on CONNECT, Summer Search's digital platform connecting our 2,300 post-secondary students and over 4,500 alumni

$5,000 – Visionary Sponsor

  • 10 tickets to event
  • Company listing through virtual event signage, event webpage, and event emails with reach of over 1,200
  • Corporate message on CONNECT, Summer Search's digital platform connecting our 2,300 post-secondary students and over 4,500 alumni

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