LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Disney Institute announced today that Suzanne Powers has joined the company as regional sales manager for Boston. In this role, Powers will be responsible for cultivating relationships with New England and Tri-State companies interested in developing or enhancing a corporate culture that is focused on leadership, customer service, innovation and creativity.
Powers comes to Disney Institute from Boston University's Corporate Education Center, where she handled the New York, New Jersey and New England territories. Prior to that position, Powers worked for the Franklin Covey Company as an account executive.
"Suzanne specializes in creating territories from the ground up and working directly with c-level executives," says Kevin Harry, managing sales director for Disney Institute. "We're thrilled to have her join our team."
Powers was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts in 1985 and a Master of Business Administration in International Business from Suffolk University in 1990. Powers is based in Boston.
Disney Institute, the professional development and consulting arm of The Walt Disney Company, draws on more than 80 years of experience in a variety of industries, including hospitality, entertainment, and food and beverage. The company offers engaging seminars, workshops and presentations, as well as fully customized programming in the areas of leadership, people management, quality service, brand loyalty and innovation/creativity.
Programs are available at client locations in cities around the world, or at Disney destinations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, enabling participants to go behind the scenes and see firsthand how business theory drives operational excellence. Private, customized programs blend the unique strengths and challenges of the client with best practices from The Walt Disney Company for a targeted, effective message that can be easily and quickly adapted to individual organizations.
The Disney Institute client roster includes Fortune 500 companies as well as a wide range of small businesses, non-profits and government agencies. To learn more about Disney Institute, please visit www.disneyinstitute.com, find at www.facebook.com/disneyinstitute, follow at www.twitter.com/disneyinstitute, or call 321-939-4600.
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