Past Speakers

Fellows Forum Speakers 1987-Present

2013


James E. Rohr
Chairman and CEO
PNC Financial Services Group   

Stephen M. Lacy
Chairman and CEO
Meredith Corporation  

Robert "Bob" Beauchamp
Chairman and CEO
BMC Software

     

 2012


Jim Prokopanko
President and CEO
The Mosaic Company

Dave McCurdy
President and CEO
American Gas Association

William J. Gilbane, Jr.

President
Gilbane Building Company

 

2011

Chuck Bengochea
CEO
The HoneyBaked Ham Co.

Ed Crenshaw
CEO
Publix Super Markets Inc.

Tim Main
President and CEO
Jabil Circuit, Inc.

2010

Dr. Cecil B. Wilson
President
American Medical Association

Elizabeth Smith
CEO
OSI Restaurant Partners, LLC

Jonathan R. Baum
Chairman and CEO
The Dreyfus Corporation

2009

Dennis P. Lockhart
President and CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Thomas R. Kuhn
President
Edison Electric Institute

Patricia Martin
CEO and Founder
LitLamp Communication 

2008

Peter Beck
Managing Director
The Beck Group

Robert Fornaro
President and CEO
Airtran Airways

Tom James
Chairman and CEO
Raymond James Financial

2007

The Triple Bottom Line

Howell Ferguson
CEO
Lykes Brothers

Gavin Power
Senior Advisor
The United Nations Global Compact  

2006

Strategies That Transform Your Business

Michael McCallister
President and CEO
Humana

Erik Vonk
Chairman and CEO
Gevity

Christopher Williams
Chairman and CEO
The Williams Capital Group

2005

Making a Difference in Your Market

Ken Lewis
Chairman, President and CEO
Bank of America

Tony Nicely
Chairman, President and CEO
GEICO

Philip Orsino
President and CEO
Masonite

2004

Corporate Culture: Why It Matters 

John A. Allison, IV

Chairman and CEO
BB&T

August Busch, III
Chairman and CEO
Anheuser-Busch

Jeff Sonnenfeld, Ph.D.
Founder, President and CEO of the Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute
Associate Dean for Executive Programs
Yale School of Management

2003

Restarting the Economy in Uncertain Times

Henry C. “Ric” Duques
Past Chairman
First Data

Jack Guynn
President and CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta  

2002

Managing E-commerce to Grow Your Business 

Harold (Pete) Wills

President and CEO
PSINet, Inc.

Melvyn E. Bergstein
Chairman and CEO
Diamond Technology Partners

Emilio Echave
Senior Vice President,
Sales and Distribution
AT&T Wireless Services

1999

Merged In, Merged Out: The Future of American Businesses


David Fuente
Chairman and CEO
Office Depot, Inc.

Hugh L. McColl, Jr.
Chairman & CEO
Bank of America

James L. Schro
CEO
PricewaterhouseCoopers

1998

Arts and the Community: Who Benefits…Who Pays?

Myra C. Selby
Associate Justice
Indiana Supreme Court

David Boaz
Executive Vice President
The Cato Institute

Richard W. Carlson
President and CEO
King World Public Television

1997

Sports and Community: Who Benefits?

John E. Graham, Jr.
President
Daytona International Speedway

George Shinn
Owner
Charlotte Hornets

Neil Austrain
President & CEO
National Football League

1996

Competing in a Global Economy

John F. Johnson
Chairman
Amrop International

William R. Burleigh
President and CEO
Scripps Howard

Geoffrey B. Bloom
President and CEO
Wolverine World Wide, Inc.

1995

Strategies for Change

J. Steward Bryan
President and CEO
Media General, Inc.

Finn M. W. Caspersen
Chairman and CEO
Beneficial Corporation

Fredric W. Corrigan
President
Cargill Fertilizer, Inc.

James J. Schiro
Chairman
Price Waterhouse

Richard L. Scott
President and CEO
Columbia/HCA
Healthcare

1994

Eugene Freedman
Chairman and CEO
Coopers & Lybrand

Monica Mehan
President and CEO
AT&T America Transtech

Robert O’Leary
Chairman and CEO
American Medical Holdings

Robert Ulrich
Chairman and CEO
Target Stores

1993

Thriving in the Future

James R. Ball
President and CEO
Vista Chemical Co.

Syd Heaton
Chairman and CEO
Advantis (IBM/Sears)

Arthur F. Ryan
President and CEO
Chase Manhattan Corp.

Harry E. Teasley, Jr.
President and CEO
Coca-Cola Bottling Corp.

1992

Meeting the Challenge of Change

Robert T. Sutton
President
Home Shopping Network

Geneva Johnson
President and CEO
Family Service America

Jerry E. Dempsey
Chairman of the Board
Chemical Waste Management

Kenneth L. Burenga
President and CEO
Dow Jones & Co., Inc. 

1991

How Emphasis on Quality Adds to Business Success

Robert L. Purdum
Chairman and CEO
Armco, Inc.

Jack B. Critchfield
President and CEO
Florida Progress Corp

Clark A. Johnson
Chairman and CEO
Pier 1 Imports

Buell G. Duncan, Jr.
Chairman of the Board
SunBanks, Inc. 

1990

Forecast for the 90s

James C. Chapman
President and CEO
Outboard Marine Corp

Robert McClements
CEO
Sun Company, Inc.

Robert O’Brie, Jr.
CEO
Carteret Bank Corp, Inc.

Thomas A. Cooper
President and CEO
Goldome Savings Bank

1987

Dr. Robert J. Barbera
Jeffrey M. Davidson