St. Norbert unveils CEO Breakfast speakers

Posted on Sep 23, 2018 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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From the challenges and opportunities in supplying the housing industry to how the sharing economy could disrupt the health care industry, the presenters at the 2018-19 St. Norbert College CEO Breakfast Series will cover a diverse lineup of topics designed to inspire area business leaders with ideas they can take back to their own organizations.

The annual speaker series brings eight top business leaders to venues on and off campus so they can share how they have guided their organizations through challenging times and a changing business climate.

All sessions run from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and includes breakfast.

This season’s speakers include:

  • Oct. 19: Oliver Buechse, CEO of My Strategy Source, on “Wisconsin’s Digital Awakening: Are You Already a Part of It?” at Butte des Morts Country Club, 3600 W. Prospect Ave., Appleton.
  • Nov. 14: Appleton Mayor Tim Hanna and Karen Nelson, the city’s diversity and inclusion coordinator, on “Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Your Strategic Planning Process” at Butte des Morts Country Club.
  • Nov. 20: Mark Kasper, president and CEO of Amerhart, on “Supplying the Housing Industry: Challenges and Opportunities” at the college’s F.K. Bemis International Center, 299 Third St., De Pere.
  • Jan. 15: Scott Teerlink, president at Werner Electric Supply, on “Transforming Disruption into Opportunity: Evolving to Meet the Needs of Tomorrow’s Employees and Customers” at Butte de Morts Country Club.
  • March 5: Christopher Howald, CEO of Tweet/Garot Mechanical, on “Leader Know Thyself” at the F.K. Bemis International Center.
  • April 4: Mike Devereux, CEO of Nature’s Way, on “Transforming Business in the Digital Age: Figuring Out the Last Mile” at the F.K. Bemis International Center.
  • April 10: Curt Kubiak, founder and CEO of NOVO Health, on “Could the Sharing Economy Successfully Disrupt Health Care?” at the F.K. Bemis International Center.
  • April 23: Bob Pyle, president and CEO of Pioneer Metal Finishing, on “Acquisitions: Overcoming a Broken Culture, Broken Facilities and a Misleading Seller” at the F.K. Bemis International Center.

People can sign up for a single presentation or the entire series. The cost is $60 per session or $450 for the entire season. Space is limited. Visit to view the registration options.