Lecture with the Leaders

The Center for Student and Career Services hosts a Lecture with the Leaders each spring including:

  • An hour presentation from business leaders on what it takes to become career-ready and successful.
  • Listen to executives as they share their experience and give words of advice on becoming successful.
  • Light pastries, coffee, and juice will be served.

Past participants include:

  • Susan Blair – Executive Vice President of Bank of the Ozarks
  • John Brandenberger, Store Manager, Park Plaza Dillard’s
  • Nick Brown – President and CEO of Southwest Power Pool
  • Joanna Bunten – Advertising and Marketing Director for Arkansas Scholarship Lottery
  • Mary Busby, Senior Vice President, Stephen’s Insurance, LLC
  • Jay Chesshir – President and CEO of Little Rock Chamber of Commerce
  • Richard Crane, Former Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at Windstream
  • Ed Drilling – President of AT&T Arkansas
  • John Fowler – President of Summit Bank
  • John Hamilton, Insurance Representative, New York Life Insurance, Co.
  • French Hill – Chairman and CEO of Delta Trust Banking Corp.
  • Brian Itzkowitz – President and CEO of Goodwill Arkansas
  • Hank Kelly, Jr. – President and CEO of Flake & Kelley Commercial Management
  • Aaron Lubin – President of Executive Recruiters Agency
  • Jennifer Peper – President of Aristotle Interactive
  • Robert Richardson – Director of Sales for Fox 16/CW Arkansas
  • Michael Shelley – State President of US Bank
  • Scott Teague – US Bank Regional Commercial Banking Manager
  • Ty Warren – Bank President at Bancorp South
  • Brent Whittington – COO of Windstream Corp.
  • Peter Yuan – President of IberiaBank – Arkansas Region

For more information on this event, please call 501.371.8009. RSVP to sldrobena@ualr.edu.