16th annual “Chat with the Executive Day”

November 1, 2005
Contact: Eunice Trent
Phone: 405.491.6600
Fax: 405.491.6381
E-mail: etrent@snu.edu

BETHANY, OK - The Sixteenth Annual “Chat with the Executive Day” will be held at the School of Business of Southern Nazarene University on Friday, November 11, in the Royce Brown Business Building. Session times are open to the public and will be held at 8, 9, and 11 a.m.

This annual event provides the opportunity for business executives from around the country to share their experiences with current students. Each guest speaker is a distinguished alumni of the business program of SNU. “This outstanding group of executives will bring a wealth of real world experience for our student’s educational growth” said Dr. Tom Herskowitz, Chair of School of Business.

The speaker lineup for this year includes the following:

•Howard Hendrick, Director, Oklahoma Department of Human Service,
Oklahoma City, OK
•Chip Cummins, Director Capstone Advisory Group, Saddle Brook, NJ
•Jennifer Sillings, Account Manager, MidFirst, Oklahoma City, OK
•Loyd Rains, Owner, Golf USA, Lake Havasu City, AZ
•Mike Whitaker, Director Strategic Planning, BNSF Railway, Ft. Worth, TX
•Rick Rains, Special Agent/Applicant Coordinator, FBI, Oklahoma City, OK

Senior Emily Grasmick stated, “I have benefited greatly from the past ‘Chat with the Executive Days.’ I am really looking forward to the great lineup this year.”

Dr. Larry Mills, Professor of Management, commented, “No finer opportunity exists for our students to borrow from the pool of life experiences than this Chat Day occurrence. This group of executives have a fabulous mix of successes.”

For further event information, please contact Professor Cindy Powell @ 405.491.6677.