Faculty & Staff

Edward Albertian

Areas of Expertise

Strategy, leadership, operations and marketing management, and information systems.

Additional Information


Executive-in-Residence Edward Albertian will work with faculty, staff and students on projects and curriculum related initiatives in the areas of strategy, leadership, operations and marketing management, and information systems.

Albertian is the Chief Operating Officer at the Transnational Group in Boston. In this role, Albertian is responsible for all Boston operating companies, including, TNCI communications, Belkin Lookout Farm in Natick, Massachusetts and others.

Albertian joined CM from C&S Wholesale Grocers of Brattleboro, VT, the number two food wholesaler in the US, where he was the President and Chief Operating Officer.

Before joining C&S, Albertian was the President and Chief Executive Officer of streamline. com, an Internet based ordering and home delivery service; co-owner, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Star Market Corporation, a major New England grocery chain now known as Shaw’s; one of the early pioneers at Staples, Inc. during a period of extraordinary growth.

Albertian has shared his managerial and professional expertise with many students and has been a guest speaker at UMass, Northeastern and Harvard. He has served as a member of the College of Management’s Advisory Board since 1999.