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Columbia Business School Alumni Club of NY Holds 2011 Elections

Posted by Christine B. Whittemore on Aug 22, 2011 9:33:00 AM

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For Immediate Release: 8/19/11

Columbia Business School Alumni Club of NY Holds 2011 Elections

Whittemore Confirmed Co-President

Kinnelon, NJ – The Columbia Business School Alumni Club of NY (CBSAC/NY) held its 2011 elections for officers and directors on June 27, 2011. Christine B. Whittemore, chief simplifier of Simple Marketing Now LLC and member of CBSAC/NY board of directors, has been confirmed co-president of the club and is expected to serve until May 31, 2013. Whittemore ’93 joins Penny Hammond ’02, who was first elected co-president in 2010.

CBSAC/NY is an independent not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded by Columbia Business School alumni in 1975. The CBSAC/NY acts as a unique business, networking and educational resource for Columbia Business School graduates, faculty and students in New York and surrounding region, as well as other professionals interested in the educational events offered.

Our mission focuses on strengthening the Columbia Business School alumni network by serving as a positive and valuable resource. We will continue to offer diverse educational and networking events for the over 18,000 Columbia Business School alums in the Tri State Area including over 11,000 in the New York City area, and we also plan to continue to find other ways to help our members and users with professional development and building their networks," says Penny Hammond, co-president of the CBSAC/NY and owner of Chewfo, a market research company focused on food restrictions.

CBSAC/NY Co-Presidents Whittemore and Hammond

“What an honor to be serving as co-president alongside Penny,” says Whittemore. “I look forward to contributing social networking, social media and content marketing expertise to CBSAC/NY as we work to provide even more value to this rich Columbia Business School alumni network.”

Whittemore was first elected to the board of directors in June 2009. She was active in the CBSAC/NY’s Membership Committee from 2002 to 2004 and has served as Chair of the Greeters committee since 2004.

The CBSAC/NY club executive committee consists of two co-presidents, a corporate secretary, and a treasurer. Officers and directors of the CBSAC/NY have a fiduciary responsibility to oversee the proper management of the New York alumni club. For more information about the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York (CBSAC/NY), please visit, follow CBSAC/NY on Twitter, on Facebook and join the LinkedIn CBSAC/NY Group.

For more information about Simple Marketing Now LLC, contact chief simplifier Whittemore at or visit the Simple Marketing Now website. ­­

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About The Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York

The Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York (CBSAC/NY) was founded by alumni for alumni in 1975. It acts as a unique educational, business networking, and social resource for all Columbia Business School graduates, students and faculty in New York City and the surrounding tri-state region. For more information, visit

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