Salon Scholar Series: One Man’s Road from Dorchester, with Professor Les Charm

Sunday, February 7, 2021
4:00-5:00 pm

KS member, Professor Les Charm, has been a partner in the firm of Youngman & Charm since 1972. (Now known as Leslie Charm & Assoc.) The firm specializes in directorship functions for firms owned and operated by entrepreneurs and in assisting companies that are experiencing operating and/or financial problems. Youngman & Charm has operated in a variety of industries, channels of distribution, and has been involved in many successful financings, acquisitions, and mergers.

From 1977 through 1990, Professor Charm was chairman and president of a major distributor and specialty retail chain. He has been active in other specialty marketing companies and served as a member of the Board of Directors of the International Franchise Association. He was a director of the National Association of Corporate Directors-New England. He currently is on the board of several firms where he generally sits as the lead director.

Professor Charm teaches, throughout the world, on a variety of topics regarding entrepreneurship and governance. He is on the President’s Council at Babson and is the recipient of the Appel Award for Entrepreneurship.