Merrick Engages: An Interactive Conversation Series
Join Murray Dalziel, dean of the Merrick School of Business, as he talks with Scott Dorsey, Chairman and CEO of Merritt Properties about ways businesses "do good" for others.
A Conversation with Scott Dorsey "Can Business Really Do Good?"
Date: March 5, 2020
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.
Location: UB Student Center. 5th Floor
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More About the Conversation
Legendary economist Milton Friedman argues that the role of business was to generate a profit for shareholders and if you deviated from that to include social responsibility you'll be less competitive. Murray Dalziel, dean of the Merrick School of Business, and Scott Dorsey Chairman and CEO of Merritt Properties and discuss this premise and delve deeper into whether businesses can really do good for others. They'll also talk about how Merritt Properties has made inroads in corporate social responsibility.
About the Speaker
Scott Dorsey Chairman & CEO Merritt Properties
Focusing on strategic planning and long-term goals, Dorsey oversees relations with financial institutions, government agencies, economic development organizations and industry groups. He joined the company in 1972. Dorsey is Chairman of the Board for the Maryland Economic Development Corporation and Maryland Free (formerly Maryland Business for Responsive Government), and sits on the Board and Executive Committee for the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore, the Young Life-Urban Baltimore Board of Directors, M&T Bank Greater Baltimore/Washington Director’s Advisory Council, the Baltimore County Economic Development Commission, Caves Valley Golf Club Foundation, and the Board of Trustees for Junior Achievement of Central Maryland. In addition, he has served on the Maryland Commission on Innovation & Excellence in Education (Kirwan Commission) since its inception in September 2016. He is also a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University and an MBA from Loyola University in Maryland.
What is the Merrick Engages Series?
Merrick Engages is a series that takes a close look at contemporary business topics through the lenses of successful business leaders. Each business leader sits down with Murray Dalziel, dean of the Merrick School of Business, and they engage in a conversation that aims to better inform us, and provide a new perspective into the business world. Each dialog delves into topics pertaining to careers, business transformation and life lessons-learned.