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louisforeman.jpgFall 2016 (14th Series):
The 14th annual CEO Lecture featured Louis J. Foreman, founder and chief executive of Enventys, an integrated product design & engineering firm. Foreman is also the CEO of Edison Nation & Edison Nation Medical.

nickmammola16.jpgSpring 2016 (13th Series):
The 13th annual CEO Lecture featured Nick Mammola, Founder and Operator of Kingside Partners LLC.Mammola. Mammola's career spans a variety of industries and business models such as licensed sports properties, new media, web and mobile technologies, ad tech, digital media, consumer internet, loyalty and affinity marketing, inbound and direct response marketing, multi-sided SaaS subscription models, crowdfunding and multi-unit restaurants.

dannymorrison-th.jpgSpring 2015 (12th Series): 
The 12th annual CEO Lecture featured Danny Morrison, President of the Carolina Panthers. From a commitment to customer service to the newly constructed renovations in Bank of America Stadium, Danny Morrison's presence as president of the Panthers is clearly evident as the steward of Owner/Founder Jerry Richardson's vision.

jennyfulton-th.jpgSpring 2014 (11th Series): 
The 11th annual CEO Lecture featured entrepreneur Jenny Ingram Fulton, the founder of Miss Jenny's Pickles. Fulton shared her homegrown success story of turning her grandmother's pickle recipes into a booming North Carolina business.

spk-lolly.pngSpring 2013 (10th Series):
Entrepreneur Brandi Tysinger-Temple, founder of the Lexington, N.C. kids clothing company Lolly Wolly Doodle, spoke at Catawba College'’s 10th annual CEO Lecture on Thursday, April 25 in Peeler Crystal Lounge of the Robertson College-Community Center on campus. Tysinger-Temple offered remarks entitled "Fearless Entrepreneurship in a Socially-Connected World: Community Building. Always Improving."

spk-ketner.pngSpring 2012 (9th Series):
He has been called a visionary for transforming food retailing and has been named among "Tar Heels Who Made a Difference" in the 20th century. Ralph W. Ketner, one of the co-founders of Food Lion and chairman emeritus of the board of Food Lion, Inc., delivered the keynote address at the 9th annual CEO Lecture.

spk-krispy.pngFall 2011 (8th Series):
The 8th Distinguished CEO Lecture Series featured James Morgan, President and CEO of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. Morgan encouraged students to "Work on Building a Life, Not a Resume." 

spk-jordan.pngSpring 2011 (7th Series):
The 7th Distinguished CEO Lecture Series featured Bryan Jordan, president and chief executive officer of First Horizon National Corporation. Jordan, a 1984 Catawba College alumnus and Salisbury native, offered remarks entitled "Be Fast, Be Nimble." 

spk-king.pngFall 2010 (6th Series):
The 6th Distinguished CEO Lecture Series featured Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BB&T Corporation Kelly King on Wednesday, October 27th. King's lecture was entitled "Our Best Days Are Ahead." 

spk-lowes.pngSpring 2010 (5th Series):
Robert F. Wagner, Lowe's senior vice president of specialty sales and store operations support, will be the keynote speaker during Catawba College's Ralph W. Ketner School of Business' 5th Distinguished CEO Lecture Series on Thursday, April 8. Wagner, a 1976 Catawba alumnus and a member of the College Board of Trustees since 2007, offered remarks entitled "Small College Values in a Big Business World."

spk-dejoy.pngFall 2009 (4th Series):
The 4th Distinguished CEO Lecture Series featured Chief Executive Officer of New Breed Logistics, Inc., Louis DeJoy. DeJoy's remarks were entitled "Tactical Leadership in Changing Environments." The event was held Thursday, October 29 on campus. 

spk-kane.pngSpring 2009 (3rd Series):
Jeffrey S. Kane, former senior vice president in charge of the Charlotte office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, was set as the speaker for the third Distinguished CEO Lecture Series at Catawba College on Tuesday, April 7. 

spk-ruf.pngFall 2008 (2nd Series):
Ellen T. Ruff, President-Duke Energy Carolinas, was the speaker for the second Distinguished CEO Lecture Series at Catawba College on October 1.

spk-ingram.pngSpring 2009 (Inaugural):
"Sound Solutions to Rising Health Care Costs" was the topic of Robert Ingram's speech at the inaugural Distinguished CEO Lecture Series held Tuesday, April 1 in the Peeler Crystal Lounge of the Robertson College-Community Center on campus.