Executive Management Series

Penn State Wilkes-Barre, along with the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Business and Industry, the Downtown Wilkes-Barre Business Association and Penn State Wilkes-Barre's Alumni Society will host an executive management series breakfast featuring Albert Boscov on Friday, March 20, from 7:45 a.m.-9:30 a.m. at Genetti Hotel and Conference Center in Wilkes-Barre. The cost is $15.00 per person.

The program entitled An Hour with Al Boscov is a motivational story about developing a small, local business into a retail giant. Boscov will lead a discussion on entrepreneurial spirit and how local businesses can improve society in today's global market.

A successful merchant and benefactor of many community organizations, Boscov is a graduate of the Drexel Institute of Technology. He also holds honorary degrees from Albright College, Kings College and Kutztown University. Considered an expert in the field of retail merchandising, Boscov is best known for creating one of the largest, privately owned department store chains throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

A recipient of numerous community and industry awards, Boscov is a man of unlimited imagination and energy. He is married to the former Eunice Cooper. They have three daughters and five grandchildren.

For information contact Ann Murtagh at 675-9219 or e-mail Murtagh at [email protected].