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Speaker Series


Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

School of Business


Xavier D. Williams Distinguished Speaker Series 

The Business Speaker Series is sponsored by the Edinboro University School of Business and the Department of Business & Economics. The Series provides students and community members the opportunity to engage with industry leaders and other content experts across an array of business and economics fields. All presentations are free and open to the public,

Round Table Discussion 

Julia K. Hearthway

Secretary of Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

October 2013


Personal Branding; Creating the Brand "YOU"

Dr. Ken White

Associate Dean of MBA & MS Programs at the Robert H. Smith School of Business 

November 2012


"Focusing on the importance and the development of

leadership skills while in college"

Xavier D. Williams

September 2012

"Stop Worrying and Love the Euro?
The Currency Crisis and Its Implications for the U.S."

William Adams

Senior International Economist, The PNC Bank Financial Services Group

February 2012


 “Opportunities in the Wealth Management Industry”

William Corry

Founder and Managing Partner, Corry Capital Advisors

April 2011


"Angel Capital 101"

Charlotte Mott

CEO/President, BlueTree Capital Group

March 2011


"Business – The Team Approach"

Raymond Yeager

CEO, DMI Companies

April 2010


"The History or Ben & Jerry’s and Promoting Corporate Social Responsibility"

Jerry Greenfield

Co-founder, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

March 2010


"American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and its Implications on Healthcare"

Ronnie Skibicki

Principal, CSC Healthcare Group

February 2010


"The Next American Revolution – Renewable Energy – A War America Must Win"

John F. Curtis

Founder and CEO, Green Energy Capital Partners

April 2009


"Economic Conditions and Financial Stress"

Mark Sniderman

Executive Vice President & Chief Policy Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

November 2008


"Department of Corrections--It Truly is a People Business"

Shirley Moore

Deputy Secretary, Central Region, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

November 2007


"Stick it to the Man: How an Edinboro Grad is turning an Idea into a Global Trend and Lucrative Business"

Anthony David Adams

Co-founder and Chief Executive, CreditCovers, LLC

October 2007


"Wall Street: An Insider’s View on a Career in Finance"

Timothy Stambaugh

Executive Director, Investment Banking Coverage, JP Morgan Securities, Inc

April 2007


"Brand Equity and Sales Growth – Complements or Rivals"

Mark Lamperski

Executive Coach/ Marketing Consultant, Louws Management Corporation

October 2006


"Not-for-Profit Boards: Best Practices after Sarbanes-Oxley"

Timothy Novotny, CPA

Shareholder-in-Charge, Not-for-Profit Services Group, Hausser & Taylor LLP

April 2006


"Panel Discussion on Media Sales and Marketing"

Charles Haynes

Marketing Director and Senior Associate, Weber Murphy Fox, 
Mary Temashenka, Director of Sales, WJET TV

February 2006


"The Perils of Entry-level Management: How to Get Hired and Succeed"

Joseph Bolash

Director of Rooms, Pittsburgh Hilton

November 2005


“Winning Now and Down the Road”

Patrick Santelli

Senior District Manager, Pfizer

September 2005


“Incorporating Performance Objectives into a Corporate Culture"

Richard Sabo

Head of Employee Communications and Market Development, Lincoln Electric Company

February 2005


"Leadership and Labor Relations"

Holly Parker

Executive Director of Labor Relations, Verizon Telecommunications

November 2004


“Abraham vs. Hyundai Semiconductor of America – A Case of Business Ethics”

Jeffrey Abraham

Owner and President, Technical Resources

October 2004


If you require additional information regarding the Business Speaker Series, please contact the Office of the Dean of the School of Business at 814-732-2460.