Speaker Series

As a business student at Andrews University, you will have the opportunity to hear many businessmen and women talk about their careers and give advice for your professional success. From interview skills to entrepreneurial success, you will hear a wide range of topics that will help you develop into a stronger, well-rounded business student.

SBA Academic Assemblies

Several times a year, we host assemblies which typically feature guest speakers from around the community. Listen to excellent success stories and advice while earning co-curricular credit.

Here are a few of our recent speakers:

  • Mary Jo Tomasini, CEO of Competitive Edge, “Writing Your Own History”
  • Brian Smith, Financial Advisor at Edward Jones, “3 Skills for Success in Your 20s and Beyond”
  • Melanie Bergeron, Chair and First Franchisee of Two Men and a Truck, “From Summer Job to International Business”
  • Hebe Soares, Senior Development Officer at Andrews University, “Networking”
  • Tara Scharich, Doctor of Chiropractic and Owner of Fully Alive, “Living Fully Alive”

Excellence in Business Speaker Series

The Excellence in Business Speaker series is sponsored by one of our valued alumni, Karl Weber. This series aims to connect students with Andrews University alumni by bringing them to campus to speak of their career and business experiences.

Past Excellence in Business Speakers:

  • Stephen Faehner, CEO of American Wood Fibers
  • Gary Hamel, founder of Strategos, bestselling business author and management expert
  • Karl Weber, vice president of Enterprise Sales for Fleetmatics

Stay tuned and check our upcoming events (SBA upcoming events) page for more speakers!