2/7/2018President Dr. Richard E. Wylie announced today the recent election of Michelle Labossiere to the Endicott College Board of Trustees. She was nominated and appointed at the February Board meeting.
Michelle Labossiere is currently the Controller of Colmar Belting Company, which was a family-owned business for over ninety years, now located in Woburn, MA. Colmar Belting Company is a now a Division of Motion Industries, a $4.6 Billion company, and manufactures material handling-related products such as belting and power transmission materials for numerous industries including aggregate, manufacturing, food processing, HVAC and recycling.
Michelle is a CPA and has worked in the past as an auditor for Arthur Anderson and Grant Thornton, and a financial analyst at McDonald's Corporation. Her business segments included banking and real estate. She is also President of the GBL Foundation where she conducts charity work and has been involved in several visiting committees of varying Boston hospitals. Currently, she sits on the Pediatric Oncology Visiting Committee at Dana Farber.
Michelle earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting at Babson College and a masters in taxation and financial planning at Bentley University. She lives with her family in Waltham, MA. Her husband, Rob Labossiere, is also an Owner at Colmar Belting Company.
As part of the Endicott College community, Michelle is a member of the Parent Advisory Council and the Angle Entrepreneurship Center Advisory Board. Michelle’s daughter, Alexis, is a sophomore nursing student at Endicott.
During the announcement and welcoming of the new Board member, Dr. Wylie said: “Michelle has already given much to the Endicott community through her participation in our parent council and by providing guidance and support to student entrepreneurs as a highly successful business owner. We are very happy to welcome her to the Board of Trustees, and I know she’ll work enthusiastically, as we all do, to grow the College in new and innovative ways. Her experience in financial auditing and business ownership will be an asset to our Board and the institution.”