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Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series

The Dean’s Distinguished Speakers Series is a signature program where nationally-renowned executives share their expertise and knowledge about the business world.

The Dean’s Distinguished Speakers Series was established in 2011 as the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series. The annual event, which was renewed in 2014 as the Dean’s Distinguished Speakers Series, showcases a C-Suite executive who has had significant regional or national impact on the business world.

Guests have included Bill Nuti, Chairman & CEO, NCR Corporation; E. Jenner Wood III, Chairman, President and CEO of SunTrust Bank, Atlanta Division; Ed Baker, Publisher, Atlanta Business Chronicle; Tom Darrow, Founder and Principal, Talent Connections, LLC and Career Spa, LLC; Matt Friedman, Founder and Chief Executive officer, Wing Zone; Rhett Rayburn, Southeast Regional Vice President, GEICO; Herman Cain, CEO, Entrepreneur, Broadcaster, and Presidential Candidate; and Sam Zamarripa, CEO of Intent Solutions, Inc.