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2016 Previous Speakers

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Wes Pierson
City Manager
Town of Addison
Addison Conference Center

Wednesday, March 10, 2016
Jim Falk
President & CEO,
World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth
Bent Tree Country Club

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Candidates' Forum
Bent Tree Country Club

Thrusday, June 2, 2016
Third Annual Economic Development Luncheon
Leigh Gallagher 
Assistant Managing Editor, Fortune magazine
InterContinental Dallas

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Thomas DiPiero
Dean of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, SMU
Million Air Dallas

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Pauline Medrano
Dallas County Treasurer
Bent Tree Country Club


2015 Previous Speakers

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Dr. Harvey Rosemblum, Ph D.
Professor of Financial Economics
Cox School of Business, SMU
Bent Tree Country Club

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Tom Lamberth
Vice President of Development
UDR (Vitruvian Park)
Bent Tree Country Club

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Addison Business Association Candidate Forum

Thursday, June 4 2015
Second Annual Addison Economic Development Luncheon
Featuring nationally recognized speaker Thomas Frey
Director of the DaVinci Institute
InterContinental Hotel

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Linda Koop
Texas State Representative
Bent Tree Country Club

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Mark Bouma, Construction Manager
Sam Lopez, Project Communications Manager
North Texas Tollway Authority
Bent Tree Country Club 





ABA guest speaker Associate Director of Research and Vice President John Duca (left). Greeted by Sam Thomas, ABA President.
ABA guest speaker Director of Economic Development Orlando Compos (right)

2014 Past Speakers

Wednesday, January 08, 2014
John V. Duca
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Associate Director of Research and Vice President
Crowne Plaza Hotel

Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Orlando Campos
Town of Addison
Director of Economic Development
Crowne Plaza Hotel

Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Beth Huddleston
World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth
Executive Vice-President
Bent Tree Country Club

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Addison City Council Candidate Forum
Bent Tree Country Club

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
First Annual Addison Economic Development Stakeholders Luncheon: Creating a Community for the Next Generation featuring nationally recognized speaker Rebecca Ryan
Addison Crown Plaza Hotel

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
John Dankovchik
CEO of Addison based Splash Media
Bent Tree County Club

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Anne Hudson
LauchAbility Consultant Manager
Bent Tree Country Club

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Bill Mckenzie
Editorial Director, Bush Library/Foundation

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Cal Jillson
Professor, Department of Political Science, SMU

 

2013 Past Speakers

Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Todd Meier
Town of Addison
Mayor
Marriott Hotel

Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Randy McCaslin, CRE
PKF Consulting USA
Vice President / Practice Leader
Intercontinental Hotel

Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Dr. V. Lane Rawlins
University of North Texas
President
Bent Tree Country Club

Wednesday, April 03, 2013
New Term Council Member Updates - Bruce Arfsten, Chris DeFrancisco, and Blake Clemens
Town of Addison
Visit Addison

Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Drury Callahan
United States Air Force
Retired Colonel
Turbine Air Hangar

Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Representative Bennett Ratliff
Texas House of Representatives
State Representative
Bent Tree Country Club

Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Mark Layman
Balfour Beatty Construction
Bent Tree Country Club

Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Mike Cantrell
Dallas County
Commissioner
Bent Tree Country Club

Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Allison Griffin
Griffin Strategies
President
Bent Tree Country Club

Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Chuck Haun
Mary Kay
Vice President of Finance, Operations and IST, European Region
Bent Tree Country Club

Thursday, December 12, 2013
WaterTower Theatre