Our guest today is Peter Maglathlin, Chairman, CEO and President of MBI a $350 million consumer products company, with an outstanding history of sales and profits since 1969.
Peter was (and still is) an outstanding athlete.
He was a varsity letter winner in 3 sports in high school: soccer, basketball and tennis (captain).
He then played varsity tennis at Dartmouth College for 4 years.
Played at the 1 and 2 singles spot his sophomore, junior and senior year. He was the team captain as a junior and senior. Ranked 8th all-time in Dartmouth tennis history with 103 career wins (singles and doubles).
Played squash all four years at Dartmouth College.
He was awarded the Archibald Athletic Prize recipient.
Given to the best scholar athlete in the Dartmouth senior class.
He graduated Darmouth in 1978 and from there went to Harvard Business School where he got his MBA.
He grew in his professional career where he finds himself today running MBI.
Peter is a perfect example of someone who excelled as an athlete, and had that wonder of whether he could be a professional, but instead realized his education would be a springboard to a professional life where he continues to thrive and make a difference.
He address’s issues facing our youth today who compete in athletics, and stress’s the importance of balance and education.