Dean's Leadership Series

About the Series

The Dean's Leadership Series aims to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Belk College of Business and give back to the Charlotte community by welcoming distinguished guest speakers, executive business practitioners, and thought leaders who will share their insights and experiences regarding current challenges and future opportunities facing our business community. Each Dean’s Leadership Series session will bring together a panel of experts who will shed light on a pressing topic facing business leaders.

Upcoming Sessions

The Unicorn Club: A Conversation with Two Founders of Charlotte’s Billion Dollar Startups

Thursday, April 15

Mike Praeger, CEO and Co-Founder, AvidxChange
Abhishek Mehta, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Tresata


Justin Webb, Belk Distinguished Professor of Business Innovation

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Recent Session


Leveraging Risk Management to Reduce the Financial Impact of COVID-19

Thursday, February 25
TIm Flanagan, President, MassMutual Carolinas
Aubie Knight, CEO, Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC)
Jessica Medlin '05, Senior Vice President, ECM Solutions
Darin Stafford '94, Chief Financial Officer, AmWINS Group, Inc.

Tom Marshall, Senior Lecturer in Finance, Belk College of Business

Previous Sessions

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