14th Annual Entrepreneur Lecture Series

Entreprneurs: Shaping our future. Thursdays, 7 to 8 p.m. September 10 through November 12

Indiana University South Bend’s Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics is proud to present the Entrepreneur Lecture Series for fall 2015. This is the 14th year that the school has hosted these outstanding presentations on the many facets of entrepreneurship.

The 10 lectures showcase many of the area’s premier business organizations and their leaders.

The Entrepreneur Lecture Series is generously sponsored by Lake City Bank. All lectures are THURSDAY evenings in Wiekamp Hall, Lecture Hall, Room 1001, beginning SEPTEMBER 10 and continuing through NOVEMBER 12. Wiekamp Hall is located on Mishawaka Avenue. Parking is available in the adjacent covered facility on Mishawaka Avenue and 20th Street.

Each lecture is from 7:00–8:00 p.m. in Wiekamp Hall, Lecture Hall, Room 1001 (available parking in adjacent covered lots on Mishawaka Avenue and 20th Street)

2015 Lecture Schedule

9.10 The Product is You
Perry Watson III, President - Lexus of Mishawaka

9.17 Lessons for Would-be Entrepreneurs
Amish Shah, President - Kem Krest 

9.24 Play to your Strengths
Charles Florance, President - Indiana Whiskey

10.1 Big Data...What Does it Mean for Entrepreneurs?
Rich Carlton, President & COO- Data Realty

10.8 The Politics of Eating
Rob Bartels Jr,. President & CEO - Martin's Super Markets

10.15 Second or Third Act: What is Next for You?
Mickey Hay, Ph.D. - Thriving the Third Act

10.22 If You Build it, They Will Come
David Matthews- Matthews, LLC

10.29 Sweat Equity, Perseverance & Luck: Growing from Local to a Fortune 500 Customer Base
Alice Poseley, President - Touch Tronics

11.5 Expanding Concepts: From Burritos to Pasta
Tammy Boetsma, CEO - HMR Acquisitions Co., Inc.

11.12 Becoming Bankable
Mike Kubacki, Executive Chairman - Lake City Bank

This series is part of the Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics’ MBA program and part of an undergraduate concentration in entrepreneurship.

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