Business Leaders with a Conscience Speakers Series

What does it mean to be a business leader with a conscience? 


How can Cardinal Stritch graduates be successful in meeting the challenge of balancing people, planet and profit? Attendees at the Business Leaders with a Conscience Speakers Series learn from leaders in the field who have discovered responsible ways to navigate complex business environments and who want to employ people who know how to collaborate and make decisions that are innovative and ethical.

There is no cost to attend and all events are open to the public. For additional information, contact Mark Gesner at mlgesner@stritch.edu. For more information about the creation and vision of the Business Leaders with a Conscience Speakers Series click here.

Upcoming Speakers

Featured Guest: Ms. Tina Beckett (MBA ’05)
Owner, Massage Envy Spa 
Date: Thursday, November 13 
Time: 6 p.m. with an alumni reception to follow at 7 p.m.
Location: Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center

Beckett

After many years of coaching other entrepreneurs, Ms. Tina Beckett (MBA’05) decided to make the total commitment to her own entrepreneurial dream of owning a wellness center. In April 2012, she purchased the Massage Envy Spa franchise in Whitefish Bay, WI and began applying her leadership, quality and operations experience to her new organization which she explains has a focus on the most valuable "business" of all – wellness.  

Learn more about Ms. Beckett here

Featured Guest: Michael Steger (ASB '97, BSM '99, MBA '05)
VP & Chief Operating Officer, Waukesha Metal Products
Date:
Wednesday January 28, 2015
Time: 6 p.m. with an alumni reception to follow at 7 p.m.
Location: Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center

Steger

Michael Steger’s more than 25 years of progressive experience has enabled him to impact profitability and growth objectives for organizations for which he has served.

Learn more about Mr. Steger here.

Featured Guest: Ray Allen (MSM '85)
Publisher, The Madison Times
Deputy Secretary, State of Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions
Date:
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time: 6 p.m. with an alumni reception to follow at 7 p.m.
Location: Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center

Allen

Ray Allen was born and raised in Milwaukee. He moved to Madison in 1969 to attend college at UW-Madison, where he received a degree in Journalism. 

Learn more about Mr. Allen here.

Featured Guest: Susan Marshall (BSM '86)
Founder, The Backbone Institute
Date:
Monday, March 19, 2015 or Thursday, March 26, 2015 (to be confirmed)
Time: 6 p.m. with an alumni reception to follow at 7 p.m.
Location: Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center

Featured Guest: Jim Lindenberg (MBA '93)
President, Lindy Enterprises
Date:
Monday, April 20, 2015
Time: 6 p.m. with an alumni reception to follow at 7 p.m.
Location: Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center

Lindenberg

James “Jim” Lindenberg, ’93, is one of southeastern Wisconsin’s best-known and successful entrepreneurs. In 1994, he launched a wire, cable and tubing manufacturing company, World Class Wire and Cable, building it into an industry leader within the first five years of operation.

Learn more about Mr. Lindenberg here.

Recordings of Past Speakers

                                   
Brian J. King, (BA '88)
Global Brand Officer for Marriott Endorsed Brands at Marriott International
September 22, 2014
Brian King video coming soon
Silvia Perez-Rathell (MSM '05)
National Senior Director
Corporate and Federal Relations League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
October 14, 2014
Silvia Perez-Rathell video coming soon
John Rupcich (M.B.A., '96)
President
Life Style Staffing
April 30, 2014  John Rupcich video

Lori Craig (B.A., '92, M.S.M., '09)
Senior VP and Market Executive
PNC Wealth Management
March 11, 2014   Lori Craig video

Leonard Peace (A.S.B., '06, B.A., '08)
Public Affairs Specialist
FBI
Feb. 10, 2014   Leonard Peace video

Jeffrey Speller, '13
Operations Manager
Boyle Fredrickson, S.C.
Nov. 21, 2013     Jeffrey Speller video

Janice Ochenkowski, '70
Managing Director
Jones Lang LaSalle
Oct. 22, 2013    Janice Ochenkowski video

Omar Shaikh (B.A., '00)
Co-owner and President
SURG Restaurant Group
Sept. 18, 2013   Omar Shaikh video

Dr. Eve Hall (Ph.D., '09)  President/CEO
Milwaukee African American Chamber of Commerce
May 9, 2013     Eve Hall video

William O’Toole (M.B.A., ’91)   President and CEO
Catholic Financial Life
April 22, 2013

Dr. Tina Koehn (Ph.D., '10; M.B.A., '02) Vice President
UMOS Inc.
March 11, 2013