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Business Leaders with a Conscience series kicks off Sept. 18

Thursday, September 12, 2013 5:15:00 PM

The Business Leaders with a Conscience will kick off its fall series on Sept. 18. The series brings students together with business leaders who focus on responsible, ethical, and innovative practices.

The fall schedule is:

Wednesday, Sept. 18
Omar Shaikh, ’00, co-owner and president of SURG Restaurant Group
6 p.m.
Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center

Stritch alumnus Omar Shaikh, ’00, provides Milwaukee residents and visitors with exceptional dining experiences as president and partner of SURG Restaurant Group, which includes Carnevor, Umami Moto, Triple Bar Bistro, and 8-Twelve. Thriving in the upbeat, fast-paced service industry, Omar finds balance with his involvement in several Milwaukee and Wisconsin-based community and tourism organizations including the Urban League, Sharp Literacy, Newaukee, and VISIT Milwaukee.  Shaikh also serves on the State Tourism Council, Froedtert’s President Advisory Council, and Stritch’s Business Advisory Council Chair.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 22
Janice Ochenkowski, ’70, managing director at Jones Lang LaSalle
6 p.m.
Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center

Alumna Janice Ochenkowski, ’70, is a managing director at Jones Lang LaSalle, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. In this role, she is responsible for global risk management and manages a team of risk professionals in the US, Europe and Asia. Ochenkowski is an international speaker at insurance and real estate conferences and was named on of Business Insurance’s “20 People to Watch” in 2008.

Thursday, Nov. 21
Jeffrey Speller, ’13, operations manager at Boyle Fredrickson, S.C., Intellectual Property Law
6 p.m.
Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center

Jeffrey Speller, ’13, is the operations manager at Boyle Fredrickson, S.C., Intellectual Property Law. In addition, he serves on the board of the newly developed Wisconsin Black Chamber of Commerce and board of Ko-Thi Dance Company.  Speller is also a member of Stritch’s Business Advisory Council.

For additional information on the Business Leaders with a Conscience speakers series, please contact Mark Gesner .