30th Annual Business Luncheon celebrates Tougaloo’s Economic Impact

Description: 29th Annual Business Luncheon

February 23, 2018 will mark the 30th Anniversary of the Tougaloo College Annual Business Luncheon. The event is designed to bring together many of the state's most preeminent business, government and educational leaders, as well as those in other private and public sector organizations who understand the need for business and education to work together to build better futures.

The roster of nationally reknown speakers has been impressive with such individuals as:
U.S. News & World Report Publisher, Peter Bernstein; Kroger CEO, Joseph Pichler; Denver Nuggets Owner, Betram Lee; Economist/Political Strategist, Ira Magaziner; Wall Street Broker, Marianne Spraggins; FORBES Publisher, Timothy Forbes; Cassidy & Associates Lobbyist Peter Madigan; General Electric Foundation Chief, Clifford Smith; Maxwell House Coffee President, Ann Fudge; American Express President/Chief Operating Officer, Kenneth I. Chenault; Allstate Chief Executive Officer, Edward M. Liddy; Delta Air Lines Chief Executive Officer, Leo Mullin; Walt Disney World Executive, Thomas Flewelleyn; Nissan's Chief Financial Officer, James C. Morton; and Coca Cola's Executive Ingrid Saunders Jones, just to name a few.

The theme for the 30th Annual Business Luncheon is "Celebrating 30 Years of Collaboration, Innovation, and Impact on the World Economy." This year's speaker will be Attucks Assessment Management Chief Executive Officer, Les Bonds. With 28 years of investment management experience and 18 years as a successful entrepreneur, Mr. Bond is responsible for the overall management of Attucks as well as new product and business development. We look forward to hearing Mr. Bonds' philosophy on how we can collaborate to innovate and strengthen the global market place.

All seats are reserved. Table sponsorships are available $400.00 (seats 10). For availability, call 601-977-7871.

Event Date: 

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:45am
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