Inaugural Business & Community Leadership Dinner

October 3, 2018

Celebrating Leaders Who Impact Our Communities

Celebrate & Recognize

Honor leaders in Greater Boston who excel at contributing to our economy while impacting our community through service.

Engage & Inspire

Energize 8,000 Greater Boston HBS alums to recognize their potential as both leaders in business and in service to their communities.

Support & Enhance

Event proceeds fund programs across HBSAB’s three pillars: Leadership; Entrepreneurship; and Social Enterprise.

Highlights from 2018 Inaugural Dinner

2018 Award Recipient

Stephen Pagliuca, MBA 1982
Co-Chairman of Bain Capital and
Co-Owner of the Boston Celtics

(Pictured with Stephen Pittman, HBSAB President)

  • The Inaugural Business & Community Leadership Dinner was held on October 3, 2018 at the Harvard Club of Boston, Back Bay.
  • Stephen Pagliuca was recognized for his outstanding contribution to leadership, and his unwavering dedication and commitment to numerous nonprofits in Boston and beyond.
  • The event included an inspiring fireside chat with Steve and Lisa Hughes on the importance of leadership with a purpose.
  • The evening also celebrated HBSAB’s Community Action Partners (CAP) 25th Anniversary while honoring CAP’s founder Brooks Fenno.

Fireside Chat Between Stephen Pagliuca & Lisa Hughes

(Business & Community Leader of the Year, Stephen Pagliuca, and Award Winning Journalist, Lisa Hughes, discuss the importance of leadership with a purpose.)

Program for Inaugural Business
& Community Leadership Dinner

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Photo Gallery

Leadership Dinner Sponsors

“The Inaugural Business & Community Leadership Dinner was a great success in celebrating the impact of top leaders in the Boston area. Proud to sponsor the event and honor those who have done so much for our community.”

~ Bill Ho, CEO of Biscom

2018 Sponsors

Baker Scholar Sponsors

logo for Bain Capital
logo for Bruins / TD Garden
logo for Kirkland & Ellis
Logo for Merrill Lynch

Crimson Sponsors

logo for Dell EMC
logo for The Kraft Group
logo for Putnam Investments
logo for Yard Ventures

Community Champions Sponsors

logo for Biscom
logo for Harvard Business School Association of Boston
logo for Biscom
logo for Harvard Business School Association of Boston

Media Partners

logo for Fuel Media
logo for Viamark
logo for Quinnovative
logo for Fuel Media
logo for Viamark
logo for Quinnovative

More than 250 Business & Community Leaders in Attendance

More than 100 Top Firms Represented

25+ Nonprofit Organizations Represented