Meeting June 28, 2011


  • Today, our last meeting of the 2nd quarter, we were pleased to induct our newest member, Heather Lentz, of PayChex. Congratulations to Billy Daskowski for recruiting Heather! Because her seat was on our Most-Wanted list, his quarterly dues are reduced by $50!!!
  • We're excited to have two more new members in the past month: Michael Nonni of FuseLandscape Design and Natalie Hoppel, Tax Attorney.


  • Jim Michals' guest this morning was Wesley Trice of Bayada Nurses (Home Health Care Specialists)
  • Amber Schrader, of Tom James Company (custom-made fine clothing) visited. She is new to Boston and may consider joining our chapter. I encourage our image consultants (Billy and Christen) to reach out to her.
  • Our subs included Erin Charpentier of Organizing Boston (Expert Home & Office Organization) erin@organizing
  • Lisa DonFrancesco of Saint James Real Estate (Commercial Real Estate) visited once again, and we're happy to have her!

10-MINUTE SPEAKERS -- now on video!!!

  • Jim Michals (Strategic Insurance Solutions) sold us on his solutions-oriented strategy to insurance sales.
  • Billy Daskowski (Will Charles Salon) heartily endorsed Kerastas, a product that restores a silky youthful texture to your graying hair.
  • Both 10-minute presentations are available to watch on video. Click the links and enjoy!


  • Edward Wayland, Mike Mahoney, and Doug Michals are up for renewal July 1.
  • Marc Canner and Susan Symonds are due to renew by August 1.
  • Please submit your applications to Ed Wayland promptly.


  • Congratulations to Douglas Kiernan on the birth of his son, Will, on Monday June 20, 2011.
  • Add YOUR information to our custom Back Bay BNI website: username: bbbni Password: sonsieNewbury
  • Thursday JULY 14, 6:30 - ?pm Executive head shot clinic at Susan Symonds's Beacon Hill studio. Open to all Back Bay Chapter members, especially those needing a professional headshot. This will be a fun and productive evening, resulting in fabulous photos for use on our BNI website! Details regarding parking, snacks and beverages are being worked out. Volunteers needed. Contact Gail . Stay tuned for more information.
  • Happy 4th of July! No meeting on Tuesday July 5th.


  • Corporate recruiter
  • House cleaner
  • Investment Banker/Business Broker
  • Someone who services printers –laser, etc
  • Commercial Real Estate Appraiser
  • Commercial Real Estate Broker
  • Travel agent
  • Wedding/Event Planner
  • Family pediatrician
  • Auto body repair
  • Moving Company
  • Architect
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