St. Norbert College CEO Breakfast and Strategy Series
From St. Norbert College, October 23, 2006
by Mike Counter, email@example.com, (920) 403-3089
Two CEOs will present in November as part of the St. Norbert College CEO
Breakfast and Strategy Series. This is the 10th year that the college has
provided this educational resource for area business professionals. All of the
presenters are outstanding business and community leaders who will share
their unique strategies for meeting challenges facing American businesses
today. The series is sponsored by Schenck Business Solutions, The Boldt
Company and Marketplace Magazine.
The registration fee is $60 for each session or $350 for the series of seven.
Terry Growcock is the first presenter in the series. The seven presentations
will be held either at the Riverview Country Club in Appleton or at St.
Norbert College Bemis International Center.
For more information or to register contact St. Norbert College at (920) 403-
3166 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15 - TERRY GROWCOCK TO SPEAK ON
"FUNCTIONING IN THE NEW NORTH AS A GLOBAL BUSINESS"
Terry Growcock, chairman and CEO of The Manitowoc Company, will
present "Functioning in the New North as a Global Business" as part of the
CEO Breakfast and Strategy Series on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 7:30-8:30 a.m.
in the F.K. Bemis International Center at St. Norbert College.
Growcock was appointed The Manitowoc Company chairman and chief
executive officer in October of 2002. The Manitowoc Company is a leading
multi-industry manufacturer of lattice-boom cranes, tower cranes, mobile
telescopic cranes, commercial icecube machines, ice/beverage dispensers
and commercial refrigeration equipment. The firm is also a leading provider
of shipbuilding and ship-repair services for government, military and
commercial customers throughout the U.S. maritime industry.
Growcock attended Indiana University and earned a B.A. in business
management from the University of St. Francis, Fort Wayne, Ind. Growcock
was appointed by President George W. Bush to the Advisory Committee on
Trade Policy and negotiations for the United States Trade Representative. He
serves on several boards and is chairman of the Wisconsin Manufacturers
THURSDAY, NOV. 16 - THOMAS SCHMIDT TO SPEAK ON "THE
CHALLENGES OF A FAMILY-OWNED CORPORATION"
Thomas Schmidt, president and CEO of U.S. Oil Company, will present "The
Challenges of a Family-Owned Corporation" as part of the CEO Breakfast and
Strategy Series on Thursday, Nov. 16, 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the Riverview
Country Club, Appleton.
U.S. Oil is a Wisconsin-based, privately held corporation that specializes in
wholesale distribution of petroleum products and automotive parts. Schmidt
was elected president of U.S. Oil in 1990. He also serves on U.S. Oil's board
Schmidt graduated from St. Norbert College with a B.S. in business
administration in 1971. He serves on several boards, including the board of
directors for the Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Stores
Association (WPMCA) and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of