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Biz Talk Series

Open to all Drake faculty, staff, and students. This series provides opportunities to interact with C-level executives to learn from their experiences as to how they lead, approach business opportunities and problems, and work through challenges to achieve results.

You will need to register for each session you plan to attend.

9/24/19 - Michael Kline, Founder of Active Arcades  RSVP here

9/25/19 - Emily Abbas, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer of Bankers Trust  RSVP here

10/1/19 - John Forsyth, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wellmark  RSVP here

10/2/19 (Cartwright Room 206 this session ONLY) - Jerry Foster, Founder and Chairman of Foster Group  RSVP here

10/3/19 - Greg Edwards, President and Chief Exedcutive Officer of Catch Des Moines  RSVP here

10/9/19 - John Marshall, Principal of SilverStone Group  RSVP here

10/16/19 - David Hyatt, President of Iowa Speedway  RSVP here

10/23/19 - Beth Shelton, Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scounts of Greater Iowa  RSVP here

11/12/19 - Janice Lane, Chief Executive Officer of Children and Families of Iowa  RSVP here

11/13/19 - Steven Elmore, Chief Economist of Corteva Agriscience  RSVP here

11/19/19 - Judy Ralston-Hansen, Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Administration of Homesteaders Life Company  RSVP here

11/20/19 - Scott Carlson, Managing Partner of Court Avenue Brewing Company  RSVP here

12/3/19 - Billi Hunt, Executive Director of Cultivation Corridor  RSVP here

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Cartwright Hall, 213
2608 Forest Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311

Event Type

Lectures/Presentations, Educational


Undergraduate Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students, Parents, Graduate Students


Discussion, Academics, Other


Reserved Seating

College of Business & Public Administration
Contact Name

Daniel Connolly

Contact Email Address


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