The FENG Boston, MA Chapter

Next Meeting


12/19/2018 – 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM (Reserve a spot at this event)


Morse, Barnes-Brown, Pendleton PC, CityPoint,
230 Third Avenue, Waltham,
MA 02451, 4th Floor conference room
(Free parking in the garage below the building that overlooks Rte 128)


Topic: Communicate with Success: Understand the Four Communication Styles to Increase Your Effectiveness

Being a highly skilled and versatile communicator is vital in today’s marketplace for your success as a financial executive. Whether you’re in a leadership role now, or seeking your next opportunity, the ability to understand different behavioral styles, learn how to adapt your style and build rapport to effectively communicate and lead is a top skill you need to have.

Participants at this event will learn to take their communication effectiveness and performance to the next level. You will learn about:
• The New Realities of Communication
• Understanding the 4 Primary Communication Styles
• How to Determine Your Communication Style and Those Around You
• How to Adapt your Communication Style to Increase your Effectiveness

Experienced business and executive coach Marc Cote will share these key insights and engage in some great dialogue to provide the added clarity you need to more effectively communicate with other executives, team members, customers, and anyone that is important in your life.

7:30 AM – Coffee/Juice & Light Networking
8:00 AM – 30 Second Member Introductions
8:15 AM – Presentation & Interactive Discussion
9:00 AM – Wind-down, and Final Networking Discussions
9:30 AM – Adjourn

Speaker bio:
Marc Cote, Business/Executive Coach and Area Rep. with FocalPoint Business Coaching

Marc has a passion for helping business leaders and executives achieve their full potential and is dedicated to enhancing the success of his clients. He has over 30 years of proven business experience working with start-ups through multinational corporations. As a business and executive coach, Marc helps clients grow both personally and professionally to better manage, lead and grow their businesses. In addition to coaching, Marc assists larger businesses in areas such as developmental training, leadership, management, sales, strategic planning and time management.

Marc is a Certified Business Coach and FocalPoint Area Representative for the New England and South Florida regions.


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Guests of Members are welcome. Please register:_____

When registering, a $10 donation is requested to help continue to support our great organization and for light refreshments at the meeting. This should be paid on the FENG registration site prior to the meeting.

The dress code is business casual.

FENG Boston Chapter Leadership:

Will Oliver
Bedford, MA

Marc Cote
Duxbury, MA


About the Boston, MA Chapter

The Boston Chapter has 3,366 members. 36% actively searching and 64% alumni (working).

Chapter Leadership

Marc Cote
(617) 538-5688
Marc Cote is certified FocalPoint business coach and area representative. As a business coach, he leverages the FocalPoint business principles, tools and his 30 years of leadership, operations and finance experience to help business owners and leaders realize their goals and exceed their expectations. As an area representative, he looks for those caring and experienced business professionals that could be great FocalPoint Business Coaches.

He is the son of a second-generation business owner with a deep-seated passion for business and helping others succeed. He was also a co-founder of Accellient Partners LLC, a drug development consulting and biotech start up firm, Synchroneuron Inc., a venture-backed biotech and Ternus Pharma, Inc., a start-up pharma company. Marc was previously the COO of Aptuit Consulting’s global biotech practice where he was responsible for managing all operating, financial & business development activities. Prior to Aptuit, Marc was with Dunkin’ Brands and had vice president roles where he was alternately responsible for Accounting, Tax, Finance and Shared Service operations. Marc started his career in the Entrepreneurial Services Group at EY, he received a BS in Accountancy from Bentley College and earned his CPA certificate in MA where he was a licensed CPA for 17 years.

Marc is a member of Boston Harbor Angels and Sky Ventures where he is an active investor. In addition, he is a Co-Chair of Mass Bio's Entrepreneur University. Marc splits his time between Duxbury, MA and Naples, FL.
Will Oliver
(781) 424-0179
Will helps middle market companies increase in value, serving as an interim or part time financial executive. Will founded and grew four companies, two with substantial exits. He has created value as full time CFO in the software, vending, healthcare services industries. He has also built successful, collaborative teams as COO and CEO. He has built value as Treasurer and Secretary on six boards. Will specializes in driving success within industries experiencing significant disruption, especially healthcare.

Will invests in people. For example, in a large Texas healthcare organization, Will redesigned personnel development to transform culture and cut turnover by 50%. Will heads the FEI Boston Professional Development Committee, where he is launching the "CFO 2025" season. He has a Masters from MIT and a Doctor of Management from Case Western. He taught full time at Brandeis and is a CPA (inactive). Connect with Will at:

Future Meetings

07:30 AM to 09:30 AM
Morse, Barnes-Brown, Pendleton PC, CityPoint,
230 Third Avenue, Waltham,
MA 02451, 4th Floor conference room
(Free parking in the garage below the building that overlooks Rte 128)

07:30 AM to 09:30 AM
Morse, Barnes-Brown, Pendleton PC, CityPoint,
230 Third Avenue, Waltham,
MA 02451, 4th Floor conference room
(Free parking in the garage below the building that overlooks Rte 128)

For Meeting Information, Please Contact:
Marc Cote
(617) 538-5688