- Longtime business executive
- Member of the Peace and Security Funders Group
Milton Lauenstein, who holds an undergraduate degree from Purdue University and an MBA from the University of Chicago, is the former president of Lauenstein & Associates, Inc. He was an adjunct professor in the College of Business Administration at Northeastern University; taught business policy at the University of Chicago; wrote a book on corporate strategy titled What’s Your Game Plan?; was a contributing contributing editor for the Journal of Business Strategy; and served as chairman of the Democratic Town Committee in Wenham, Massachusetts.
Lauenstein has been a director of more than a dozen companies and has sat on more than fifteen boards of directors. Among his more prominent positions were: director of the Alliance for International Conflict Resolution and Prevention; director of Associated Industries of Massachusetts; president of the International Business Center of New England; president and CEO of Ventron Corporation; governing board member of the Before Project, which seeks to “prevent the devastation of violent conflict in fragile states”; executive committee member of the Japan Society of Boston; and trustee of the Vermont Studio Center, the largest international artists’ and writers’ residency program in the United States.
Lauenstein is currently a member of the Peace and Security Funders Group, an association of foundations, charitable trusts, and philanthropists who “make grants or expenditures that contribute to peace and global security.”