Sponsored by Concordia's Batterman School of Business MBA program, the Industry Leaders Seminar brings industry experts to campus to speak on a variety of business leadership topics. Experts share real-world examples and case studies to support their insights.


This event is free and open to the CUW community and the public. Located at the CUW Mequon Campus, Pharmacy Building Lecture Hall (Rm 008).

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  • Networking (5:15 - 6:00 pm)
  • Lecture (6:00 - 7:00 pm)
  • Q & A (7:00 - 7:30 pm)

Industry Leaders Line-up:

Liz Gilbert

Jan. 30

Liz Gilbert - President, Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee 
“The DNC in MKE: Milwaukee’s Moment Has Arrived”

Amanda Baltz

Feb. 19

Amanda Baltz - CEO, Spaulding Medical  
“Woman in the Arena"

Steve Talbert

Feb. 25

Steve Talbert - Store Director, Meijer 
“A Retail Journey and Lessons Learned”

Judith Mouton

March 2

Judith Mouton - Program Director - Education, Johnson Controls
“Corporate and Social Responsibility”

Dirk Debbink

March 26

Dirk Debbink - Chairman and CEO, MSI General Corp.
“This I know for Sure!”

Angie Rieger

April 15

Angie Rieger - Senior VP Planning/Head of International, Land’s End
“From Sailing Equipment to Cashmere” 

Craig Karmazin

April 21

Craig Karmazin - Founder and CEO, Good Karma Brands
“Why Sports Are Winning in the Digital World”