Alumni are invited to join the students and faculty of the School of Business and Management on Thursday evenings January through April for the 41st annual E. A. Anderson Lecture Series. Several alumni presenters have been scheduled again this year. Come and support your classmates.
The series is free, open to the public, and will be held in Brock Hall, Room 3205 at 7 p.m. (exception of Feb. 20 at 8 p.m.) with a reception following the lecture. One hour of continuing education credit for each lecture attended is available under Rule 0020-2-.01 of the Tennessee State Board of Accountancy.
Jan. 23 - Tommy Davidson, class of ’78, Owner Dove Healthcare. His talk is titled: “What the SAU School of Business CAN’T teach you.”
Jan. 30 - Heidi Hefferlin & Craig Kronnenberg, H+K Architects. Come hear this award-winning presentation, “Changing a Neighborhood One Project at a Time.” Heidi & Craig believe that good design is good business.
Feb. 13 - Brian Trautschold, Co-Founder, reticker. reticker is an application that gives users the ability to create a personalized news stream. Brian’s topic is “Starting and Startups.” Brian escaped corporate America and dove into the life of a startup, struggled through the highs and lows, and will share how a startup is hard work which takes energy and commitment.
Feb. 20 - Ryan Kahn, Career Coach. This lecture begins at 8:00 p.m. Ryan’s topic is “Essential Career Advice.” He is the author of Hired! The Guide for the Recent Grad and can be seen on MTV’s series “Hired!”
Feb. 27 - Wendy Luhabe, Chancellor, University of Johannesburg. Wendy will be here as part of the women’s leadership summit, LEAD. She has been named one of the 50 leading women entrepreneurs in the world and, in October of 2010, was baptized into the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Mar. 19 - Denny Nooner, class of ’83, and Eric Plumber, Mosaic Healthcare. Mosaic Healthcare is a startup by Denny which pioneers new ways of using technology in the practice medicine.
Mar. 26 - Rick Richert, Senior Analyst, Sound Point Capital Management, NYC . Rick is a '89 graduate of SAU in accounting and has years of experience underwriting credit assets.
Apr. 2 - Tim Burrill, former Chief of Operations, Florida Hospital for Children. Tim is a ’92 graduate of SAU in accounting and is responsible for using Disney principles to transform the training and culture of Florida Hospital for Children.
Apr. 9 - Rick Patton, Unum. Rick is a '81 graduate of SAU in medical technology and manages financial instruments for Unum. His son, Phil, will graduate this May from Southern Adventist University with an accounting degree.
Apr. 16 - Doug Bates, Attorney. Doug is an attorney in Centerville, TN whose father was the defense attorney for the Dachau concentration camp trials after WWII.
If you wish to learn more about a specific speaker or would like to watch a video of the lecture, visit https://www.southern.edu/business/eaanderson/Pages/default.aspx.