CBT Distinguished Speaker Series
The College of Business and Technology has partnered with the Richmond Chamber of Commerce to provide an Executive-in-Residence/ 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 were pleased to welcome Mr. William P. “Bill” Reddick, EKU alum and co-manager of Reddick & Murphy Consulting, as the College of Business and Technology 2017-18 Executive-in-Residence/Distinguished Speaker. He will visit the EKU campus on Monday, November 13, 2017, 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 join with us in providing this enrichment opportunity." -- Dr. Tom Erekson, Dean, EKU College of Business and Technology
Mr. William P. "Bill" Reddick
We are honored to have Mr. Bill Reddick ('87, BBA Accounting/Health Care Administration), as this year’s Executive-in-Residence/Distinguished Speaker.
Bill is a finance professional with a strong analytical skill set and extensive experience in equity research, private investing and company formation.
Bill currently co-manages Reddick & Murphy Consulting, a financial consulting practice. RMC primarily functions as contract CFO, conducts financial analysis of investment opportunities and conducts pre-diligence for clients considering scaling capital or M&A transactions. The firm specializes in transformative events (M&A, asset dispositions, strategic shifts) and offers a full range of services to help management understand investment cases and earnings dynamics.
Prior to RMC, Bill was a founder and CFO of Celtaxsys, Inc. a biopharmaceutical company located in Atlanta, Georgia. The Company is focused on development of anti-inflammatory drugs for Cystic Fibrosis and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Bill had various management roles with the Company from inception through mid 2016 and raised $85M to fund clinical development of a novel small molecule drug platform. The Company is currently completing a Phase 2 clinical trial with data expected in the second quarter of 2018.
Prior to Celtaxsys, Bill was founder, chief analyst and syndicate manager for Masters Capital Management, a long/ short hedge fund located in Atlanta, Georgia. Over the last 22 years the fund has had CAGR in excess of 26% and currently manages $980M.
Bill started his career at Arthur Andersen & Company and was a Senior accountant specializing in auditing, physician practice M&A and Medicare reimbursement optimization.
Bill earned an MHA from The University of Houston (Clear Lake Campus) in 1990 and a BBA in Healthcare Management from Eastern Kentucky University in 1987.
Bill will speak on his experiences at a Public Address in the Business and Technology Center Rogow Auditorium (BTC 049) from 9:05 to 9:55 a.m. He was also be available to discuss current events and issues at a Faculty Breakfast Roundtable from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. in the Business and Technology Center Executive Conference Room (BTC 206).
Following the public address, he will join EKU Administration officials and the Richmond business community for a luncheon hosted by the Richmond Chamber of Commerce in the EKU Center for the Arts Black Box Theater from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. To register, call the Chamber at 859-623-1720.
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Published on September 08, 2017