The Harvard Club of Central Florida and the Harvard Business School Club
are teaming up to present


 HBS Global Networking Night -
 A Worldwide Gathering of HBS Alumni



On Wednesday, October 20th, in locations around the world, HBS alumni and their guests will gather for an evening of socializing and networking. After a year of living virtually, there's no better time to be connected, welcome recent graduates and meet other alumni.

Join us for this relaxed and fun event!

This year’s HBS GNN includes a casual fireside chat with Margaret ‘Shân’ Atkins followed by Q&A. Shân will speak on her journey to serving on public company boards and offer tips and tricks on how to be selected for board membership.

Wednesday, October 20th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Light bites and a cash bar (credit card only) offered for HBS alumni and their guests.
Citrus Club
255 S. Orange Ave | Suite 1800 | Orlando | 32801


shanatkins-head-shot-2019Shân is a graduate of Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario) and of the Harvard Business School. She has over 20 years of corporate leadership experience. Most recently, she co-founded and served as Managing Director of Chetrum Capital LLC, a private investment firm.
Prior to founding Chetrum, Shân spent most of her executive career in the consumer/retail sector, including various positions with Sears, Roebuck & Co., where she was promoted to Executive Vice President in 1999, and fourteen years with Bain & Company, an international management consultancy, where she was a leader in the global consumer and retail practice. Shân began her career as a public accountant at what is now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
Since 1999, she has served as an independent director on ten public and private corporate boards in the US and Canada. Her current public directorships include SpartanNash Company (NASD: SPTN), Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI) and Aurora Cannabis (TSX and NASD: ACB).
Shân is a frequent speaker at corporate governance programs in  Canada and the USA, and in 2020 was one of a very limited number of U.S. public company board  members asked by the NACD to design exam content for NACD’s new director certification program.
Shân is an SEC-designated audit committee ‘financial expert’, a Board  Governance Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (USA), holds the Carnegie  Mellon/NACD certification in cyber-security oversight (USA) and earned the Institute of Corporate  Directors’ ICD.D designation in 2021 (Canada), being selected by her peers as class valedictorian.
Shân serves as a Director and VP of Membership for the Harvard Club of Central Florida.

We ask out of respect for other members that you take proper precautions when attending in-person events. Our club suggests you should be vaccinated for COVID-19 or wear a mask and observe social distancing. By registering for this event, attendees will waive any and all claims potentially arising from any exposure to the COVID-19 virus related to this event organized by the Harvard Club of Central Florida.

Please note that sales are final. No refunds.


The Harvard Club of Central Florida's 2021 HBS Global Networking Night is sponsored** by:

eHome Counseling Group is based in Orlando and led by HCCF leaders Brad Rex (CEO) and Gina Carr (CMO), both HBS grads. eHome provides premier video mental health counseling services with proven outcomes, outstanding counselors, and cost-effective care nationwide. The company treats all behavioral health conditions, from mild to moderate depression and anxiety to PTSD, addiction and co-occurring disorders. eHome makes it easy to get help, with accessible, confidential care in the convenience of your home or office. For more information, visit
**Harvard University does not endorse any sponsors, candidates, products, or services mentioned on this website

Regular Ticket October 12 - 15:

Harvard Club of Central Florida Members $30.00 per person

Non-Members and Guests $40.00 per person

Ticket at the door:

Harvard Club of Central Florida Members $40.00 per person

Non-Members and Guests $50.00 per person


Click Here and watch the video from a past GNN event.
CLICK HERE to view photos from the 2019 HBS GNN


Date:  Wednesday, October 20, 2021 
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Place:  Citrus Club

Address: 255 S Orange Ave, Suite 1800, Orlando, FL 32801

Parking: Parking garage available at the Citrus Club and other locations downtown
(Parking is not included in the ticket price)


Please contact Tricia Wansor, Club Administrator: or 954-914-3148.


6:00PM - 8:00PM Wed 20 Oct 2021, Eastern timezone


Citrus Club
255 S. Orange Ave, Suite 1800
Orlando, FL 32801

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Gina Carr
  eHome Counseling Group
Brad Rex
  eHome Counseling Group
Nancy Rex
  eHome Counseling Group
Denise Godreau
Adriel Deller
  Placemaker Real Estate
Chuck Nadd
James Peet
Chloe Peet
Heidi Bedell
John Hickle
  Enterprise Bank & Trust
Bobby Trinh
Colin Ryan
  The Walt Disney Company
Christian C. Johnson
  Emerging Markets Finance
Vanaja Ragavan
Colin Ryan
Ruwan Silva
Taimur Ahmed
  Institute of Connections and Opportunites
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