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Session B

Cultivating Success: A Fireside Chat

Join an engaging one-on-one conversation with Howard Brodsky, founder of CCA Global Partners, a groundbreaking $14 billion company. We’ll explore the roots of its revolutionary cooperative concept, which has made it one of the world’s largest entities, and delve into Howard's servant leadership approach that places people above profits. He’ll share strategic insights behind identifying new business opportunities, as well as how prioritizing unity and shared purpose has propelled CCA Global Partners to unparalleled success.


Dustin S. Klein
Chief Content Officer
Smart Business

Dustin is an award-winning business journalist, bestselling author, and the chief content officer of Smart Business. Over the past 30 years, he has interviewed thousands of business and civic leaders, and helped more than 50 CEOs and entrepreneurs transform their ideas into books. A trained investigative politics reporter and former digital media entrepreneur, Dustin joined Smart Business in 1997 after serving as an editor at several daily newspapers.


Howard Brodsky
Founder & Chairman
CCA Global Partners

Howard Brodsky is the founder and chairman of CCA Global Partners, one of America's largest cooperatives with over $12 billion in annual sales serving 30,000 childcare centers, 2,000 nonprofits, and 1 million independent businesses. He has received numerous awards for his contributions to the cooperative movement globally and chairs international co-op working groups, while also serving on the boards of various educational and philanthropic institutions.


Conference Location

10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
Tel: (617) 262-9600