HAYDON KEITNER OF NIXON PEABODY JOINS JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  News Release  Contact: Libby Allen, Junior Achievement of Northern New England 781-373-1170 eallen@janewengland.org

HAYDON KEITNER OF NIXON PEABODY JOINS JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Waltham, MA (November 3, 2015) Haydon Keitner of Sharon, MA, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of Northern New England (JANNE).

Haydon is currently an Attorney at Nixon Peabody LLP, where he advises companies, strategic and financial buyers, and investors in a variety of domestic and international corporate transactions.  Always focused on supporting the core strategic and operational decisions driving the growth of his clients’ businesses, he also acts as outside general counsel on a variety of general corporate matters.

In addition to his transactional work, Haydon has represented on a pro bono basis a number of international refugees fleeing persecution, and has advised non-profit corporations with respect to non-profit formation and governance.

“I’m very excited to be a part of Junior Achievement, and to help advance Junior Achievement’s mission of inspiring young people to become financially capable, tenacious, upwardly mobile members of society.”

“The Junior Achievement Board of Directors, staff, and I look forward to working with Haydon as we seek to continue to impact the lives of tens of thousands of students in our region,” said Kerry Bedard, President of Junior Achievement of Northern New England.

Haydon received a B.A. from McGill University, an M.B.A. from Yale University, and a J.D. from Boston University.

About Junior Achievement of Northern New England

For the 2014-2015 school year, Junior Achievement of Northern New England (JANNE) implemented 1,560 programs throughout 254 schools and after-school sites, reaching over 38,000 youth through the efforts of 2,289 trained volunteers.   Serving students in nine Massachusetts counties and the entire state of New Hampshire, JANNE focuses on impacting “at risk” youth, and reaching optimal students within its territory.  All programs are provided at no cost to school and organizations.  JANNE is a non-profit 501(c) 3 charity and is supported by corporations, individuals, foundations and special events. For more information, please visit janewengland.org.

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