HC Premieres Business Seminar Series
Real estate, Internet business success, government, automotive and media are all topics this fall at a new business seminar series at Holy Cross College. Successful business entrepreneurs will share their secrets this fall in the Practical Lessons in $uccess series which is free and open to the public.
The program provides a real world business prospective that amplifies the academic experience, yet will contain valuable insights for any business executive in today's highly competitive business environment. Brother John Paige, President of Holy Cross College notes "Practical Lessons in $uccess represents a unique intergenerational learning opportunity for our students, and the Michiana community, to meet and share knowledge with successful community business leaders." Today's business leaders will meet with future leaders for a unique perspective on achievement in business.
All programs are Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. in Driscoll Auditorium on the Holy Cross College Campus.
Fall 2012 premiere schedule:
- September 19: David Matthews. As a young, aggressive real estate developer, Matthews is making a name for himself in the South Bend community with profitable and ambitions downtown developments.
- October 3: Matt Edmonds, Vice President, Tire Rack. Tire Rack, Inc. is America's leading high performance tire products distributor. What began as a locally owned business quickly turned into the industry's most up-to-date Internet sales operation. Tire Rack revolutionized the sales process, yet maintains a unique focus on customer service.
- October 24: Jeff Rea. As Chief Operating Officer of the St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce and former mayor of Mishawaka, Jeff has an exceptional grasp of the role of service to the community. He represents the interests of over 1,100 business operations that represent 85,000 area employees.
- November 14: Don Reese, Chief Operations Officer of Gurley-Leep Automotive group. Gurley-Leep has an enviable reputation for automotive accomplishments in a challenging business environment. Their success is the result of innovative thinking in a changing business world.
All seminars are free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception on campus.
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Holy Cross College is a Catholic, four-year, co-educational, liberal arts institution founded in 1966 by the Brothers of Holy Cross. With a 13:1 faculty/student ratio, students find personal attention from professors who care about their success and development in mind, body, and spirit. The Four Pillars of the core curriculum include a professional internship, service to others, a global perspective experience, and a senior Capstone presentation which summarizes and synthesizes each student's learning. Located in Notre Dame, Indiana, Holy Cross College provides the best of both worlds: a close-knit, small college atmosphere with the resources and social opportunities of a large university.