A great opportunity for inviting colleagues and C-level executives in your sphere of influence to hear a predominant speaker share his/her views on a timely business issue.
Grand Rapids, MI
May 17, 2013
"How CEOs Should Impact Their Communities"
Phil Weaver is President and CEO of the premier Hope Network. Phil began his career in education, earning his degree from Northern Michigan University and later his masters from Michigan State University in Administration. Weaver then entered the business arena working for organizations such as Ford Motor Company, Stryker Corporation, and Triple S Plastics.
In 2006 Weaver was named President and CEO of Hope Network, a $125 million organization renowned for its Specialty Health and Community Services to individuals with disabilities and disadvantages. Hope Network’s headquarters is in Grand Rapids, Michigan and employees 2,500 employees across the state.
Phil Weaver has served on the Paw Paw Public School Board for over 11 years, is a current member of the Alliance for Health Board, the United Way Finance Committee, the Employers Healthcare Council, and the Genesis Housing Board. Phil also chairs several committees’ within Hope Network.
July 26, 2013
Southwest Michigan First
Ron Kitchens is the CEO of the Southwest Michigan First Group of Companies, author of Community Capitalism: Lessons from Kalamazoo and Beyond and speaker to business and professional groups throughout the nation. As part of his duties as CEO, he holds the following positions: General Partner of the Southwest Michigan First Life Science Fund, Chairman of the Michigan Medical Device Accelerator and Director of the Southwest Michigan Innovation Center.
Throughout his nearly 27-year career in economic development in Michigan, Texas and Missouri, Ron has worked with more than 200 Fortune 500, international and regional corporations as diverse as GE Capital, Aker, Celanese, Scholastic, Kiewit Offshore Services, Boeing, Exxon Mobil, Ryan Sanders Baseball, Stryker, Eaton, AT&T, Pfizer, Target, State Farm Insurance Company, Fluor, PNC Financial Services Group, Thermo Fisher Scientific and CH2M Hill.
Ron has been extensively featured in over 100 national and international media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, CBS News, NBC News, FOX Business News, USA TODAY, Foreign Direct Investment, Forbes, Fortune, Financial Times, The Economist and National Public Radio. His work also has been recognized with dozens of awards, including the prestigious National Marketing for Results Award, the Leadership and Innovation Award from CoreNet Global and the General Purpose Promotion Award from the International Economic Development Council.
Grand Rapids Event
Grand Rapids Leadership Event, May 18, 2012
1 - 5
CBRT Speakers and Topics
The Business Round Table
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