CBT Distinguished Speaker Series
The College of Business and Technology has joined in partnership with the Richmond Chamber of Commerce and the Richmond Rotary Club to provide a Distinguished Speaker for Eastern Kentucky University this fall. The mission of the College’s Distinguished Speaker Series is to bring leaders of business, industry, and government to the EKU campus to address students, faculty, and members of the Richmond community and surrounding areas on current topics and issues.
We are pleased to welcome Mr. Phil Bradbury, EKU Alumnus and Founder of Bradbury and Associates, asset management software development and consulting firm, in Lexington, Kentucky, as the College of Business and Technology 2012 Distinguished Speaker. He will visit the EKU campus on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, to speak with College faculty, staff and students.
"As part of the Distinguished Speaker Series, the College of Business and Technology invites prominent leaders to our campus to discuss current topics and issues related to their expertise. The guest speaker has an opportunity to interact with students, faculty, and other interested participants during a public address, round table discussion, and luncheon. We are pleased to have the Richmond Chamber of Commerce and Richmond Rotary Club join with us in providing this enrichment opportunity," Dr. Robert B. Rogow, Dean, EKU College of Business and Technology.
Mr. Phil N. Bradbury
We are honored to have Mr. Phil Bradbury, an Eastern alumnus, as this year’s Distinguished Speaker.
Mr. Bradbury is an EKU Alumnus ('75, BS Mass Communications) and the founder of Bradbury and Associates, an asset management software development and consulting firm in Lexington, Kentucky. Ever the innovator and entrepreneur, he also founded, developed and marketed Little Walter Tube Amps - hand built, high-end musical instrument amplifiers and speaker systems - used by artists Vince Gill, Rascal Flatts, Reggie Young, Paul Franklin, and Aerosmith.
Mr. Bradbury will speak on his experiences at a Public Address in the Student Services Building Auditorium from 10:10 to 11:00 a.m. He will also be available to discuss current events and issues at a Faculty Breakfast Roundtable from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. in the Faculty Lounge of the Keen Johnson Building.
Following the public address, Mr. Bradbury will join EKU Administration officials and the Richmond business community for a luncheon at the Arlington House.
Past Distinguished Speakers
Mr. Mark S. Kidd, President of Media Sales for Outdoor Channel Holdings in Plano, Texas
Dr. Cynthia F. Bohn, Owner of Equus Run Vinyards in Midway, Kentucky
Ms. Toni Hacker, Co-founder of Hayden-Harnett in Brooklyn and New York City
Mr. Steven C. Hardy, Area Human Resources Director, KPMG, Dallas, Texas
Ms. Theresa Klisz, Washington Editor, Gannett News Service, Washington, D.C.
Mr. N. William White, President and Chief Executive Officer, 1st Independence Financial Group, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky
Mr. Scott M. Northcutt, Executive Vice President Human Resources Americas, DHL International, Plantation, Florida
Ms. Jennifer Haddix Terbush, Senior Consultant/Owner, Haddix Consultancy, Encino, California
Mr. E. Ray Walker, Deputy Editor, Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service, Washington, D.C.
Dr. Will McIntosh, Managing Director, AIG Global Real Estate Investment Corp., New York, New York
Mr. Dustan E. McCoy, Brunswick Corporation Boat Group, Chicago, Illinois
Mr. Dennis D. Doggett, Vice President, New Business Development, The Valvoline Company, Lexington, Kentucky
Mr. Orson Oliver, President and CEO, MidAmerica Bancorp, Louisville, Kentucky
Dr. Ronald Tatham, President and CEO, Burke Marketing Research, Cincinnati, Ohio
Gov. Martha Layne Collins, Former Governor, Commonwealth of Kentucky
Published on October 17, 2012