New Directions Mission Statement states that
believe in and practice Martin Buber's philosophy that:
person born in this world represents something new,
something that never existed before,
something original and unique...
and every man or woman's foremost task is the
actualization of his or her unique, unprecedented and
never-recurring possibilities.’ "
is not joining the panel to promote a commercial venture, he is
arguably an expert on some aspects of the concerns that will be
Sam is a
veteran of 16 years in executive search, most recently as a senior
partner at Heidrick & Struggles, and earlier with Russell
Reynolds Associates. Sam was active in the Consumer, Chief Financial
Officer and Private Equity Practices. He has conducted assignments
for presidents, divisional general managers, and senior functional
management in marketing and finance for large and small companies.
Sam has an
MBA from Boston University and has had experience with business
unit management at H.J. Heinz and Reebok. He served as a lieutenant
in the U.S. Navy after graduating from Yale and is on the Board
of FOCUS (Fellowship of Christians in Universities and Schools),
the Marketplace Network and the Boston Urban Youth Foundation
among other organizations.
a book by the founder of New Directions David D. Corbett. Portfolio
Life: the New Path to Work, Purpose and Passion after 50 (Jossey-Bass,