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:

Omar Shaikh

Sept. 5

Omar Shaikh - President, SURG Restaurant Group
“Strategic Entrepreneurship: Recipe for Success”

Mark Meisner

Sept. 17

Mark Meisner - Director of Marketing and Advertising, Kwik Trip, Inc.
“The Kwik Trip Mission”

Kim Marotta

Sept. 23

Kim Marotta - Global Senior Director Corporate Responsibility and Alcohol Policy, Molson Coors
“Leaving a Positive Beer Print”

Austin Rameriz

Oct. 9

Austin Ramirez - President & CEO, Husco International
“An Unexpected Journey: Waukesha to the White House and Back Again”

JoAnne Anton

Nov. 5

JoAnne Anton - Director of Giving, Herb Kohl Philanthropies
“Trusting Transition”

Michael Barber

Nov. 13

Michael Barber - President and CEO MICT, GE Healthcare
“Global Health – A Noninvasive Peek Inside Wisconsin”