CBT Distinguished Speaker Series

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. 

Past Distinguished Speakers

Rev. Dr. Alvin E. Miller, '81 COL (R), United States Army

Mr. Ed Yeaste, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, INOAC USA, Inc.

Dr. Delphina Hopkins-Gillispie, Associate Professor, Biology and Education, Valparaiso University (retired)

Mr. Charley E. Gillispie, Senior Vice President, Administration and Finance, Valparaiso University (retired)

Ms. April Russell Perry, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Kentucky Farmers Bank, Ashland, Kentucky

Mr. Emmanuel S. Bailey, President and Chief Executive Officer of DC09, LLC, Washington, D.C. | CBT Black History Month Executive Speaker

Mr. William P. "Bill" Reddick, Co-manager of Reddick & Murphy Consulting, Atlanta, Georgia

Mr. Andrew E. Page, Corporate Controller of Under Armour, Baltimore, Maryland | Special Black History Month Executive Speaker

Mr. Troy A. Ellis, Executive Vice President for Supply Chain of Domino’s Pizza, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Mr. Donald T. Bornhorst, Senior Vice President of Delta Connection, Delta Airlines, in Mineapolis, Minnesota

Mr. Phil N. Bradbury, Founder of Bradbury and Associates in Lexington, Kentucky

Mr. Mark S. Kidd, President of Media Sales for Outdoor Channel Holdings in Plano, Texas

Dr. Cynthia F. Bohn, Owner of Equus Run Vineyards 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