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Century Bank’s Sloane Family Headlines Babson’s Third Thursdays Speaker Series

The Sloane Family, founders of family-owned Century Bank, discussed pointers, tips, and tricks to self-financing ventures successfully, during the recent kickoff of the Babson Alumni & Friends Network and the Alumni Club of Boston May Third Thursdays speaker series. 

Generously sponsored by Century Bank, the panel of speakers included Founder and Chairman Marshall M. Sloane, President and CEO Barry R. Sloane and Executive Vice President Linda Sloane Kay.

Susan Duffy, Executive Director of the Center for Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership, moderated the morning session at the Babson Boston campus.

The discussion centered on financing small businesses, challenges in the strong regulatory environment and how Century became an $8 billion family controlled business. The audience consisted of Babson alumni and local business professionals mostly from financial services.