Past Speakers

  • Peter Foss

    Peter N. Foss

    Nov 20, 2009
    Peter Foss has served as president of GE Olympic sponsorship since 2003. In 2008, he took on additional responsibilities for sales force effectiveness and corporate sales. Foss is responsible for coordinating GE's global Olympic sponsorship, as well as serving as GE's liaison with the NFL. In addition, he leads a team whose…
  • Michele Burns

    Michele Burns

    Oct 2, 2009
    Michele Burns (BBA '79, MAcc '80) is chairman and CEO of Mercer LLC, a global leader for consulting, outsourcing, and investments, and a subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. Burns began her career in 1981 at Arthur Andersen and became a partner in 1989. In 1999, she joined Delta Air Lines, assuming…
  • John Jackson

    John Jackson, BBA 1976

    Apr 10, 2009
    John Jackson (BBA 1976) has been in banking in Atlanta for almost 30 years. In 2004, he joined Atlanta Bancorporation and currently serves as the president and CEO of Bank of Atlanta, a community bank located in the midtown area. He started his career with Bank South, focused on retail banking, consumer lending,…
  • Bo Means

    Bo Means

    Feb 27, 2009
    Richard B. (Bo) Means (BBA 1971) was the president and majority owner of Sun America Mortgage Corp. from 1984 to 2003. In 2003, he sold Sun America to SunTrust Bank. Means' other accomplishments as an entrepreneur include developing numerous residential and commercial tracts in the southeast. He has built shopping centers, office buildings, condominiums,…
  • Lizanne Gottung

    Lizanne Gottung

    Nov 14, 2008
    Liz Gottung is senior vice president and chief human resources officer at Kimberly-Clark Corp., a $17 billion global health and hygiene company with 56,000 employees worldwide. She leads the development and implementation of all human capital strategies for the corporation and advises the CEO, his deputies, and the board on human resource…