Faculty Advisor: Prof. Cathy Buckman 502-863-8159 The Business Administration and Economics Department, in cooperation with the Georgetown College chapter of Phi Beta Lambda, sponsors an ongoing Invited Speaker Series on Careers and Leadership. Successful business leaders, many of whom are Georgetown College graduates, from a wide variety of industries are invited to speak to business students. These businessmen and women describe their companies and industries, their career paths, and career opportunities within their companies. Among the speakers from the past few years were:

  • Ms. Kathy Plomin (United Way of the Bluegrass)
  • Dr. Mark Plant (International Monetary Fund)
  • Ms. Darla Johnson (Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America, Inc.)
  • Mr. Scott Diamond (U. S. Voice and Data)
  • Mr. Daniel Froggett (George Washington’s Mount Vernon)
  • Dr. James P. Ziliak (UK Center for Poverty Research)
  • Mr. Nick Nicholson (Keeneland Association, Inc.)
  • Mr. Alan Stein (SteinGroup, LLC).


2016 – 2017 Schedule

September 20Mr. Mark BirdwhistleHealthcare in the U.S. and Kentucky
November 8Mr. Joe RossStarting and Maintaining a Business
February 7Ms. Amy Thaxton LongewayExploring the Growing Career Opportunities in Healthcare Administration
March 7Mr. Lanny CopelandFrom the Exam Room to the Board Room: My Odyssey in Healthcare
April 4Ms. Aimee BartelsHR Career Path in Corporate America and Manufacturing

All sessions begin at 11:00 a.m. in Asher Science Center 112 (unless stated otherwise)