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Business Engagement

The Dillard College of Business hosts guest speaking events throughout the year to further contribute to the diversification of knowledge and experience for our students, university and community.

Please visit the Event Calendar page for a list of current events and speakers.

MSU Distinguished Speaker

November 2016

Robert Kaplan, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Bio 

Dillard Energy Center Distinguished Speaker Series

November 2016

Bill Magness, ERCOT CEO
Bio

Executive-in-Residence Speaker Series

September 2016

Dave Munson, CEO of Saddleback Leather Co.
Website

September 2015

Christian T. van Dijk, Integra Mortgage Solutions, LLC
Website

September 2014

Brigadier General Scott Kindsvater, Commander of the 82nd Training Wing, Sheppard AFB
Website

IdeaWF

April 2016

Steve Green, President of Hobby Lobby
Bio

April 2015

Chuck Lyles, CEO of GuideIT
Bio

April 2014

Clifford Hudson, CEO of Sonic Corp.
Website

Building the Job I Love Series

April 2017

Mayor Stephen Santellana; COO of WS Construction, President ACC Assett Management, Inc., and President of Lone Star Highway Products, Inc. 
Website

March 2017

Lance Lane, Partner/President Subway of Wichita Falls, Inc. and BraLan Properties, Inc.
Website 

February 2017

Carl Watson, Big League Dirt Company and Proforma Marketing Solutions
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November 2016

Shelly Mills, Higginbotham Insurance business associate
Website

October 2016

Merrill Sweatt, Owner of m. lynne designs
Website

September 2016

Nichole Kirk, Owner of Dear Heart Designs
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April 2016

Cliff Harris, Edward Jones Financial Advisor
Bio

Steve Morath, Edward Jones Financial Advisor
Bio

March 2016

David Kelley, Owner of Sport Clips, Wichita Falls  
Website

February 2016

Matt Kelly, President and CEO of Infinity Steel Services
Info

November 2015

Hollis Sullivan, President of Veritas Energy, LLC
Website

October 2015

Chad Willis, President and CEO of Texas Energy Holdings
Bio

Streich Family Lecture Series

February 2017

Pablo Garcia-Fuentes, Assistant Professor of Economics at Midwestern State University
Agim Kukeli, Assistant Professor of Economics and Director of the Bureau of Business and Government Research at Midwestern State University
"Experiences of Economic Transition from Socialism to Capitalism"
Website

February 2016

Robert Bryce, Author, Journalist and Public Speaker
“More Energy, Please: How Increasing Energy Use Promotes a Richer, Freer World”
Bio

February 2015

John Marthinsen, Professor of Economics and International Business at Babson College.
“Offshoring: Is it an Economic Elixir or a Recipe for Disaster?”
Bio

February 2014

Jennifer Apperti-Ochoa, Consul for Economic and Cultural Affairs at the Consulate General of Mexico in Dallas
“NAFTA after 20 years”
Website