Steve Talbert, Store Manager of Meijer, will speak on "A Retail Journey and Lessons Learned" for the 2020 MBA Industry Leader Seminar Series.

Sponsored by the Batterman School of Business MBA program, the Industry Leaders Seminar Series 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 CUW community and the public. Reservations are appreciated. Click on the button to the right to RSVP.


All seminars will take place in the Pharmacy Building Lecture Hall (Room 008).


  • Networking | 5:15-6 p.m.
  • Lecture | 6-7 p.m.
  • Q&A | 7-7:30 p.m.


  • March 2—Judith Mouton | Program Director – Education, Johnson Controls | “Corporate and Social Responsibility”
  • March 26—Dirk Debbink | Chariman and CEO, MSI General Corp. | “This I Know for Sure!”
  • April 15—Angie Rieger | Senior VP Planning/Head of International, Land’s End | “From Sailing Equipment to Cashmere”
  • April 21—Craig Karmazin | Founder and CEO, Good Karma Brands | “Why Sports Are Winning in the Digital World”