Co-founder of Ben & Jerry's Homemade, Inc.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Program begins at 1:00 p.m.
Jerry Greenfield and Ben Cohen opened Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Ice Cream Parlor in Burlington, Vermont, in May 1978 and built it into a $300 million empire that reflects a remarkable commitment to social responsibility and creative management. Greenfield grew up on Long Island and attended Oberlin College. With Cohen, he co-authored the best-seller Ben & Jerry’s Double-Dip: Lead with Your Values and Make Money. The two have won the Council on Economic Priorities Corporate Giving Award and have been honored as U.S. Small Business Persons of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration.