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Upcoming in Fall 2014 

12/11/2014 - Alexia Rodriguez

Vice President of Immigrant Children's Services 

Alexia Rodriguez is the Vice President of Immigrant Children's Services/Legal Counsel Southwest Key Programs. She oversees the organization that takes in, manages, and cares for the unaccompanied illegal child immigrants that have been talk about so much about in recent news.

Building A, Auditorium



Sponsored by Regions Bank

Hosted by the University's College of Business, this talk is part of the "Conversations With..." Speaker Series sponsored by Regions Bank, which is open to the greater Austin community.  A different speaker is featured each month, focusing on professionals from the Austin area who model leadership through their chosen vocation. 

The Series runs from Noon -1pm on the campus of Concordia in the Auditorium located in Building A (Campus map) on the campus of Concordia University Texas located on Concordia University Drive off of RR 620, just north of FM 2222 and south of Anderson Mill Road. (Directions to CTX) No reservations or tickets required.

If you have questions, please contact the College of Business at 512.313.5302 or




2/6/14 Donna DeBerry, CEO of Brand Inclusion

"Diversity as Strategy" 

Flyer (PDF)  Video


3/6/14 Mark McClain, CEO of Sailpoint & Steve Semelsberger, Founder of StrongLight Productions

"Mind of the Entrepreneur" 

Flyer (PDF)  Video


4/3/14 Dr. Larry Meissner, Professor of Biology, Concordia University Texas

"Defining Servant Leadership"

Flyer (PDF)  Video


9/11/14 Jason Johnson, Chief Operating Officer, NuSmile

"Scaling Innovation"  

Flyer (PDF)


10/2/14 Mack Brown, Former UT Head Football Coach

"Heartbeat of Leadership"

Flyer (PDF)


11/20/14 Ambassador Karen Hughes, Chief Counsel under President George W. Bush

"Ten Minutes from Normal"

Flyer (PDF)



2/7/13  Ken Schiller, Founder and co-owner of K & N Management

(Rudy's BBQ and Mighty Fine Burgers)

"Values Matter: Creating Quality One Interaction at a Time"

Flyer (PDF)  Video


3/7/13  Kevin Benz, Media and Marketing Strategist

"Media: Storyteller"

Flyer (PDF)  Video


4/4/13  Evan Smith, Austin Journalist/TV Personality & CEO of The Texas Tribune

"Overheard: Lessons Learned Listening to Others"

Flyer (PDF)  Video


9/5/13 Lew Little, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Harden Healthcare

"Casting A Wider Net"

Flyer (PDF)  Video


10/3/13 Norine Yukon, CEO, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Texas

"Women in Leadership"

(Video) Flyer (PDF)


11/14/13 Drayton McLane, former Chairman and CEO of the Houston Astros

“Greatness Redefined”

Flyer (PDF)


12/5/13 Dr. Donald Christian, Dean of the College of Business, Concordia University Texas

"Lessons Learned: Reflections on 50 Speaker Series"

Flyer (PDF)



12/6/12 Huston Street, Scott Linebrink and Chad Qualls, former pro baseball players

"Passion and Persistence"

Flyer (PDF)


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