Spring Summit 2013 speakers announced

by The City Wire staff (info@thecitywire.com) 12 views 

The 2013 season of the Summit Business Persons’ Luncheon features a diverse line-up of speakers that will address discuss leadership principles, human resources management and managing non-profit organizations.

The weekly program kicks off Jan. 24 and concludes March 14.

Jan. 24: Tommy Spaulding, president of the Spaulding Companies Corporation, a national leadership development, training, consulting, and executive coaching organization. 

Jan. 31: Albert Mohler will address the Summit on leadership principles and his most recent book, The Conviction to Lead. Mohler has been recognized by publications such as Time and Christianity Today as a leader among American evangelicals. Time.com called him the “reigning intellectual of the evangelical movement in the U.S.”

Feb. 7: Coleman Peterson, president and CEO of Hollis Enterprises, LLC, a human resource consulting company that supports businesses in building people, creating extraordinary cultures, and improving organizational effectiveness.

Feb. 14: Ronnie and Jeana Floyd, Ronnie Floyd is the senior pastor of Cross Church. The Floyds have been with Cross Church for 26 years.

Feb. 21: Becky Shaffer, co-founder and executive director of Saving Grace, a Rogers-based non-profit that assists young women, specifically those aging out of foster care/group homes, in preparing for independent living.

Feb. 28: Donnie Smith, president and CEO of Tyson Foods, one of the world's largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef, and pork, as well as prepared foods such as appetizers and snacks.

March 7: Monica Guffey, executive director of With Open Eyes, a missions agency that partners with local ministries and international mission agencies to identify, train, and equip messengers of the Gospel as they seek to access unreached people groups.

March 14: Joel Manby, president and CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment, a family-owned corporation that owns, operates, and manages 26 themed entertainment properties across 10 states. Herschend properties include Silver Dollar City in Branson, Mo., and Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. 

The Summit is held on Thursdays at Cross Church Pinnacle Hills from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. For more information contact Dana Alton at (479) 271-7799 or email her at danaa@crosschurch.com.

Tickets are $9 and can be purchased online at www.nwasummit.com or Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. in the church office.