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Speakers and Events

Please check back for ongoing updates to the schedule.

All sessions will begin at 9:00 a.m. in Tate 207 unless otherwise noted.

Spring 2019

Friday, January 11
Mock Interviews, 10:00 am–12:00 pm (arrive at your scheduled time)

Thursday, January 17
Mentor Program Networking Reception, 6 p.m.

Friday, January 25
Noah Leask, Managing Partner, Leask Industries, LLC, Executive Forum, 9:00 am
Keith Weaver, International Business Development, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Executive Forum, 10:30 am

Friday, February 8
John Culhane, Former General Counsel, Coca-Cola Greater Europe, Executive Forum, 9:00 am

Friday, February 18
Michael Rentz, CEO & Co-Founder, AntiMatter, Executive Forum, 10:45 am

Friday, February 22
Certified Global Business Certification (CGBP), Day 1 of 2, 8:00 am–5:00 pm

Saturday, February 23
Certified Global Business Certification (CGBP), Day 2 of 2, 8:00 am–5:00 pm

Thursday, February 28
Business Etiquette Dinner, 6:00 pm

Friday, March 8
Anita Zucker, Chair and CEO, The InterTech Group, Inc., Executive Forum, 9:00–10:00 am
Chris Walker, Franchisee, Chick-fil-A, Executive Forum, 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, March 12
Sunju Patel, CEO and Founder, The Montford Group & Osheen Alam, MBA Candidate '19, Culture in India, 12:00 pm

Wednesday, March 27
Jim Newsome, President and CEO, South Carolina Ports Authority, Executive Forum and site visit to Wando Welch Terminal, 10:45 am

Friday, March 29
Peter Schottland, CEO and President, American Packaging Corporation, Executive Forum, 10:00 am

Friday, April 5
ETS Exam, 8:30 am

Fall 2018

Friday, August 31
Micah Mallace MBA '11, Regional Manager, SC Ports Authority, International Trade and the Job Search

Friday, September 7
Excel Workshop with Professor Malm, 8:00–10:00 am

Friday, September 14
Excel Workshop with Professor Malm, 8:00–10:00 am

Thursday, September 20
Mentoring Program Kickoff Event, Wells Fargo Auditorium, 6:00 pm

Friday, September 21
Rick Self, Owner and CEO, Talinco, LLC, Decision Making Workshop

Friday, September 28
Excel Workshop with Professor Malm, 8:00–10:00 am

Friday, October 5
Stuart Williams, Chairman & Chief Impact Ecosystems Architect, In Place Impact™, LLC, Executive Forum
Georgia French, CFP®, Senior Vice President—Wealth Management and Certified Financial Planner™, UBS Financial Services Inc., Executive Forum, 10:15 am

Friday, October 12
Rick Self, MBA Mentor, Owner and CEO, Talinco LLC, Negotiations Workshop, 8:30–11:30 am
Denise Karkos, Chief Marketing Officer, TD Ameritrade, Executive Forum, 11:30 am–12:15 pm

Friday, October 19
Excel Workshop with Professor Malm, 8:00–10:00 am
Bernard Peters, CFO, Sloan Valve Company, Executive Forum, 10:15–11:15 am

Friday, October 26
Excel Workshop with Professor Malm, 8:00–10:00 am
Bob Siegel, Retired Chairman and CEO, Lacoste USA, Executive Forum, 10:00–11:00 am

Thursday, November 8
Simon Canning, Managing Director, UBS Investment Bank, Executive Forum, 12:15–1:15 pm

Friday, November 9
BB&T Leadership Institute (registered students only), All Day

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