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Guest Speakers 2010

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.


Business and Homeland Security

by Tom Ridge, President and CEO of Ridge Global LLC

September 10, 2010

Tom Ridge

Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

The Honorable Tom Ridge is the president and CEO of Ridge Global LLC. As the company's chief executive, he leads a team of international experts that helps businesses and governments address a range of needs throughout their organizations, including risk management and global trade security, strategic business generation, technology integration, event security, crisis management, campus security and other issues that encompass a diverse portfolio.  

Following the tragic events of September 11th, 2001, Tom Ridge became the first Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and, on January 24, 2003, became the first Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.



Fighting Futures

by Bart Chilton, Commissioner, Commodity Futures Trading Commission

November 1, 2010

Bart Chilton

Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business
1:30 p.m.

Bart Chilton is the Commissioner for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  His career spans 25 years in government service—working on Capitol Hill in the House of Representatives, in the Senate, and serving in the Executive Branch during the Clinton, Bush and Obama Administrations.

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Financial Regulation

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