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Aurora University event connecting executives with future leaders

Posted by on April 2, 2013

Four corporate and community executives will present “Connecting Today’s Leaders with the Leaders of Tomorrow” during a panel discussion at Aurora University on Monday, April 8, 2013. This event, sponsored by the AU Dunham Scholars Program and the Vernon Haas Speaker Series, is free and open to the public.

The discussion will allow attendees to engage with organizational leaders from business and not-for-profit settings and gain a deeper understanding of how effective leadership practices lead to sustained, reliable organizations that serve the varying needs of numerous clients, customers and employees alike. The conversation will start at 6:00 p.m. in Crimi Auditorium in the Institute for Collaboration, 407 S. Calumet Ave. A networking session will follow.

The guest panelists include Suzanne Baugher, director of talent acquisition for Veolia Transportation; Ray Doherty, regional sales director at Travelers Insurance; Michael Meyer, chief executive officer of the Fox Valley United Way; and Elton Richards, regional distribution operations manager for ComEd.

For more information, contact Ileana Brooks at or 630-844-4892 or Shawn Green at or 630-844-5527.


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