SBU College of Business and Protegrity Advisors Announce 2016 Entrepreneurs Edge Interview Featuring Father and Son Business Leaders Stanley Bergman – CEO of Henry Schein and Eddie Bergman – President of IDS

October 25, 2016

Stony Brook, NY – Stony Brook University College of Business and Protegrity Advisors LLC today announced that Stanley Bergman – CEO of Henry Schein, Long Island's largest public company by sales, and his son, Eddie Bergman, a serial entrepreneur and President of Innovative Development Services (IDS), will be featured in the school's 2016 Entrepreneurs Edge interview series.

The interview, which is open to the public, is scheduled for November 3, 2016 at 7:00PM on the campus of SBU. Joseph Campolo, SBU alum and Chairman of Mergers and Acquisitions advisory firm Protegrity Advisors LLC, will interview the Bergmans about global business, corporate social responsibility and social entrepreneurship, among other topics.

"We are thrilled to have the Bergmans participate in the Entrepreneurs Edge series," said Dr. Manuel London, Dean, College of Business at Stony Brook University. "Their involvement supports our mission of working with outside businesses to make the College of Business a world-class leader in business education."

Launched in 2014, the Entrepreneurs Edge interview series showcases successful innovators and their sometimes roundabout and always individual career journeys.

"Once again this year's Entrepreneurs Edge presentation provides a rare behind-the-scenes view of what it takes to build highly successful businesses," said Bruce Newman, Committee Chair of the series, and President of Protegrity Advisors LLC. "The event also serves as a meet-up opportunity for local entrepreneurs, investors and business executives."

This year's Entrepreneurs Edge interview is sponsored by Protegrity Advisors LLC, the Brookhaven Industrial Development Agency, Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, Cerini & Associates, LLP, High Tower Advisors, LLC, and Suffolk Federal Credit Union

There is no cost to attend; however, seating is limited. Those interested in attending can register at https://alumniandfriends.stonybrook.edu/2016-college-of-business-entrepreneurs-edge

About Stony Brook University College of Business
Stony Brook University's College of Business is one of the leading business programs in the region. We prepare students for leadership roles, foster entrepreneurial growth, and conduct cutting-edge research that informs business practice. ​Our strong faculty from around the world achieve rigorous standards for research productivity and teaching effectiveness. The College attracts top quality students and engages them in the highest level of hands-on business education.  As a business school at a flagship public research university, we offer our students, faculty, and members of the business community interdisciplinary resources. The College's research and teaching draws upon the sciences, mathematics, engineering, medicine, liberal arts, and fine arts to stimulate opportunities for technological innovation and economic development.

About Protegrity Advisors
Protegrity Advisors LLC is a leading M&A Advisory firm headquartered in Ronkonkoma, New York. Protegrity specializes in sell-side and buy-side transactions for businesses with revenue from $5 million to $100 million across a wide range of industry sectors. The Protegrity team has collectively completed hundreds of buy-side and sell-side M&A and related transactions as CEOs, presidents, General Counsel, senior business executives and investment bankers.  Learn more at protegrityadvisors.com.

Media contact:
Stony Brook University Office of Media Relations
631-632-6310

The Entrepreneurs Edge contact:
Joseph Barry, College of Business
(631) 632-7253
Joseph.barry@stonybrook.edu


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