Calvin Mew (HBS 1984) Elected as President of Harvard Business School Club of New York


Calvin Mew (HBS 1984) Elected as President of Harvard Business School Club of New York

Calvin Mew has been a key member of the Club for over twenty years, demonstrating his dedication to fostering positive change since his first project with Community Partners in 2002. Throughout his tenure, he has held various roles such as joining the Social Enterprise Board in 2005, Co-Chair of the Social Services Committee, and contributing to the Board Governance Committee. Last July, Mew was elected as the Executive Vice President of HBSCNY.

In his work with Community Partners, Mew has worked with various clients including the Center Against Domestic Violence, National Council of Jewish Women, the Osborne Association, the Klingenstein Center at Columbia Teachers College, and Southampton Fresh Air Home. Additionally, he has contributed his time to the HBSCNY Small Business Partnership Initiative. Mew expressed his intentions to continue building upon Clare Peeters’s vision, passion, and commitment to the Club and its mission, acknowledging her as an exemplary leader.

Outside of the Club, Mew is an independent management consultant who previously served as an Executive Vice President at Bozell Worldwide (Advertising), Inc., with the Chrysler Corporation as his primary client. He also holds positions as Treasurer of the Carnegie East House, director of the James Lenox House Association, Council member of the Yale Club of New York, and various other nonprofit board positions. Deborah Farrington, HBSCNY Board Chair, expressed excitement over Mew’s election as the new president, thanking Clare Peeters for her leadership over the past three years.

Aside from his education at Harvard Business School, Mew has studied at Yale University, Union Theological Seminary, and Columbia University. He is also an occasional guest preacher at Norfield Congregational Church (Weston, CT) and Rowayton United Methodist Church (Norwalk, CT). The Harvard Business School Club of New York is committed to the professional and personal development of its members through educational activities, networking opportunities with other HBS alums, and service to the school and community. For media inquiries, please contact Maureen Friar at 929-596-4077 or email at [email protected]

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