Leeber Speaks at Friends of the Marlborough Library Annual Meeting June 11

Susanne Morreale Leeber. Courtesy
Susanne Morreale Leeber. Courtesy

The Friends of the Marlborough Public Library are very please to announce that Susanne Morreale Leeber, CCE, IOM, President and CEO of the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce will be the Keynote Speaker at The Friends Annual Meeting and Dinner on Wednesday, Wednesday, June 11th at Stephen Anthony’s Restaurant’s new Function Hall in the Wayside Country Store complex, 999 Boston Post Road-East, Marlborough beginning at 6:00 PM with a Social Hour.  Dinner will be served at 7:00 PM and there is a full service cash bar on sight.  Price of the dinner is $25.00 per person.  If one would like to attend the Business portion of the meeting only at 8 PM, dessert and coffee will be served at no charge but reservations must be made.

The Annual Meeting at 8 PM will be highlighted by Ms. Morreale Leeber’s Keynote Speech. 

Susanne first came to the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce in 1987 as Membership Director. Within one year, she was promoted to Executive Assistant responsible for all membership and the financials. Susanne has been the President & CEO of the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce since 1991.  Susanne, as the first female Marlborough Regional Chamber paid professional, has brought the membership of the chamber to about 600 business members today.  She not only writes the President’s Update in the Chamber newsletter – “It’s Your Business”, she has written articles for all the local and regional newspapers. Susanne also produces and hosts a monthly cable show called “Biz 2 Biz”, featuring Chamber members and their businesses.

She has been certified by the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) as Certified Chamber Executive. This puts Susanne among the top 2% of Chamber Executives in Massachusetts and the top 1% in the United States.  Her achievements have brought Susanne to national acclaim.

Susanne has received many awards including; the 2004 Chamber Executive of the Year for the New England Chamber of Commerce Executives Association, 2007 Business Person of the Year from Framingham State College, 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award from United Way of Tri-County, 2008 Greater Marlborough Good Scout Award and 2010 R. F. Wood Award for volunteerism from Boys and Girls Clubs of MetroWest.

She has served as President of New England Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives and President of the Massachusetts Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.  She also served as Founding Member, Treasurer and Board Member of the 495/MetroWest Corridor Partnership, MetroWest Tourism and Visitors Bureau, and United Way of Tri-County and still serves as Chair of the MetroWest Economic Research Center’s (MERC) Advisory Board.

She is a graduate of Bentley College and the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for Organizational Management.  Susanne has three daughters and four grandchildren.

Mayor Arthur Vigeant, Rustin Kyle, Chair, Marlborough Public Library Board of Trustees and Margaret Cardello, Director, Marlborough Public Library will also be featured guest speakers for the evening.  This portion of the Meeting will be followed by the 2014-2015 Election of Officers.  The Public is cordially invited to attend along with Friends Members and Guests.  If one would like to attend the Business portion of the meeting only at 8 PM, dessert and coffee will be served at no charge but reservations must be made.  For reservations for the Dinner and Meeting or further info of the Annual Meeting, please call Vice-President Teresa Stefanski at 508-485-4204 or Email: rajohnson376@gmail.com. 

Submitted by the Friends of the Marlborough Public Library.


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