Previous Sessions: Dean's Leadership Series

Previous Sessions

Leveraging Risk Management to Reduce the Financial Impact of COVID-19

Thursday, February 25
TIm Flanagan, President, MassMutual Carolinas
Aubie Knight, CEO, Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC)
Jessica Medlin '05, Senior Vice President, ECM Solutions
Darin Stafford '94, Chief Financial Officer, AmWINS Group, Inc.

Tom Marshall, Senior Lecturer in Finance, Belk College of Business

Recorded Presentation


Managing Through COVID-19: What Makes Family Business Different 

Monday, November 16 

Larry Griffin, Jr. ‘84, Principal, Griffin Brothers Companies
Mike Griffin, Principal, Griffin Brothers Companies

Chuck Howard ‘71, Owner and CEO, Autobell Car Wash Inc.

Susan Jamison '78, Owner, Wealth Matters, LLC

Torsten M. Pieper, Associate Professor of Management

Recorded Presentation


Implications of COVID-19 for Commercial Real Estate

Thursday, October 15
  • Peter Fioretti, Founder and CEO, Mountain Funding
  • Jane Wu '07 (MAFI), President, Panorama Holdings, LLC
  • Landon Wyatt, Partner, Childress Klein

Yongqiang Chu, Director of the Childress Klein Center for Real Estate

Recorded Presentation

Leading on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Monday, September 28

Latesha Byrd ‘12, CEO and Founder of Byrd Career Consulting
Mike Freno, President and Head of Investments, Barings
Omar G. Jorge Peña, CEO, Compare Foods
Craig Parkin, Senior Managing Director, TIAA 

George Banks, Associate Professor of Management 

Recorded Presentation