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Guest Speakers 2008

Experts invited by departments and centers in the Mendoza College of Business to speak to students, faculty and the public on a broad range of topics.


The Frank Cahill Lecture in Business Ethics

by Ron Grzywinski, Chairman, ShoreBank Corporation

April 22, 2008

Ron Grzywinski
Ron Grzywinski is chairman of the board of ShoreBank Corporation and serves on its management committee. Prior to cofounding ShoreBank, Ron was president of Hyde Park Bank and Trust Company of Chicago and the First National Bank of Lockport (Illinois).
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The Frank Cahill Lecture in Business Ethics

by Mary Houghton, President, ShoreBank Corporation

April 22, 2008

Mary Houghton
Mary Houghton has been a member of the senior management of ShoreBank Corporation since she cofounded the company in 1973 and is currently president of the holding company.
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Business as a Calling

by Michael Novak, Director of Social and Political Studies and the George Frederick Jewett Chair in Religion, Philosophy and Public Policy, American Enterprise Institute

September 11, 2008

Michael Novak
Michael Novak received the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion (a million-dollar purse awarded at Buckingham Palace) in 1994, and delivered the Templeton address in Westminster Abbey.
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It's Not About the Coffee: Leadership Principles from a Life at Starbucks

by Howard Behar, Former president of Starbucks Coffee Company,North America and Starbucks Coffee International

September 26, 2008

Howard Behar
Howard Behar is the former president of Starbucks Coffee Company North America and Starbucks Coffee International. He joined Starbucks in 1989 when the company had just begun to venture outside the Northwest region