JOSEPH L. WINN NAMED CHAIR OF THE BABSON COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Joseph L. Winn, a consultant for emerging businesses in the areas of strategy and financial planning, has been named Chair of the Babson College Board of Trustees.

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Joseph L. Winn, a consultant for emerging businesses in the areas of strategy and financial planning, has been named Chair of the Babson College Board of Trustees.
 
“I am honored by the vote of confidence from my fellow Trustees,” said Winn, “and I am greatly looking forward to working even more closely with President Len Schlesinger and his talented team as they further refine and execute Babson’s impactful strategy of teaching and spreading entrepreneurial methods here and around the world.”
 
Winn, who received his MBA from Babson College in 1974, has a long history of service to the institution.
 
He previously served on the Board of Trustees from 2001 to 2010 as a Member and Chair of the Investment and Finance Committees, and was a Member of the Audit, Executive, Graduate, and Executive Education Committees. Winn also served on the IT Task Force and the Endowment Returns & Spending Task Force.  
 
Winn was a Member of the Presidential Search Committee 2008 and Vice Chair of the MBA 50th Campaign.  He has served as Alumni Career Volunteer, Fast Track MBA Volunteer, and Business Plan Evaluator. He has been a Member of the President’s Society, the Roger Babson Circle, and the Entrepreneurs Circle Gift Clubs. 
 
Winn spent nearly 10 years with American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT), serving as Vice Chair from 2001 to 2004 and CFO from the company’s inception in 1995 until 2001.
 
Before joining AMT, Winn served as Co-Founder, CFO, and Director of American Radio Systems Corporation, President of Atlantic Radio Corporation, and Senior Vice President of American Cablesystems Corporation. 
 
He serves as a Director of One Pin Inc., ZepFrog Inc., and Mercury Print and Mail, and as a Board Member of Montserrat College of Art in Beverly, Massachusetts.  He is a Lecturer at Boston University's School of Management.
 
Winn received the B.S. from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College in 1973.

By Michael Chmura, | 10/26/2011 10:00