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Sept. 15: Slalom CEO, cofounder to speak at Power Breakfast
August 4, 2016

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Brad-JacksonSEATTLE – Brad Jackson, CEO and cofounder of Slalom, will present “The Two Things That Will Change Your Life” as keynote speaker at the annual Power Breakfast networking event sponsored by the Washington State University Carson College of Business.

Sept. 10: New business dean to talk at Power Breakfast
August 19, 2015

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Chip-HunterSEATTLE – Chip Hunter, newly appointed business dean at Washington State University, will present “The Carson College of Business at WSU: Linking Washington State with the World,” as the keynote speaker at the annual Power Breakfast networking event sponsored by the college.

Sept. 10: New business dean headlines Power Breakfast
August 11, 2015

Chip-HunterSEATTLE – The new business dean, Chip Hunter, will present “The Carson College of Business at WSU: Linking Washington State with the World,” as the keynote speaker at the annual Power Breakfast networking event 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, 721 Pine St., Seattle.

Aug. 28: Award-winning CEO to speak at Power Breakfast
August 5, 2014

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

McAdamSEATTLE – John McAdam, a chief executive officer who has grown his company’s annual revenue from $108.6 million to more than $1.2 billion, will discuss “Managing Business Transformation” as guest speaker at the annual Washington State University Carson College of Business Power Breakfast.

WSU President Floyd to speak at College of Business event
March 10, 2010

PULLMAN – The College of Business will hold its next Power Breakfast, sponsored by Slalom Consulting and Two Degrees, at 7:30 am. April 9. The breakfast will take place at the W Seattle Hotel and feature speaker WSU President Elson S. Floyd.

Floyd has been president of the four-campuses of WSU since 2007 and was previously president of the University of Missouri and Western Michigan University. A native of North Carolina, Floyd holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and speech, a master of education degree in adult education, and a doctor of philosophy degree in higher and adult education, all from the University … » More …

Regent speaks at Power Breakfast; register by April 10
March 17, 2009

Spokane will host the next College of Business Power Breakfast, which will feature guest speaker Ted Baseler, president and CEO of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and WSU regent. 

The breakfast will be 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, April 16, in the Marie Antoinette ballroom of the Davenport Hotel. Tickets cost $25 and reservations are due by April 10 ONLINE
@
www.cbpowerbreakfast.wsu.edu.

 

In its sixth year, the breakfast speaker series is intended  to inform, inspire and engage WSU alumni and regional business leaders on topics of entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership.

Baseler began his career at Ste. Michelle in 1984 as director of marketing and … » More …

Horizon Air CEO to speak at Power Breakfast
March 20, 2008

PULLMAN – The WSU College of Business will hold its next Power Breakfast, sponsored by State Farm Insurance and Ameriprise Financial, in Spokane, Wash., on April 3. The breakfast will take place at The Davenport Hotel and will feature guest speaker Jeff Pinneo, president and CEO of Horizon Air.

Pinneo was appointed president and CEO of Horizon Air in January 2002. He served previously as vice president, Customer Services, a role in which he oversaw Horizon’s largest division, which included station operations, in-flight services, security, and food and beverage service. He has nearly 30 years of aviation experience, 25 of them with Horizon and … » More …

First Power Breakfast held in Spokane
September 26, 2006

PULLMAN – The Washington State University College of Business will hold its first Power Breakfast in Spokane on Oct. 19. The breakfast will take place at The Davenport Hotel and will feature guest speaker Harold Gilkey, chairman and CEO of Sterling Financial Corporation.Gilkey has served as Chairman and CEO of Sterling Financial Corporation since its inception, and served as Chairman and CEO of Sterling Savings Bank from 1981 until October 2003. He began his banking career with 12 years at Bank of America, and held several positions with Old National Bancoporation before co-founding Sterling Savings in 1981. Gilkey received his degree in Business Administration from … » More …

Third helpings for business breakfast
September 1, 2006

WSU’s Power Breakfast series will begin its third year on Sept. 15 featuring a retired Microsoft executive as part of WSU Week in Seattle. For the first time, one breakfast in the series will be held in Spokane.The College of Business series aims to inform, inspire and engage WSU alumni and regional business leaders on topics of entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership.Upcoming topics and speakers include:• Sept. 15, “Will the U.S. continue as the global industrial leader?” by Robert Herbold, Seattle Sheraton Hotel & Towers• Oct. 19, Harold Gilkey, Sterling Financial, Davenport Hotel, Spokane• Feb. 16, Sally Jewell, REI, Seattle• Sept. 7, 2007, Bill Ayer, Alaska … » More …

Wells Fargo CEO to speak at power breakfast in Seattle
February 21, 2006

Wells Fargo Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Kovacevich will be the guest speaker at the WSU College of Business Power Breakfast Thursday, April 13 in Seattle.The breakfast is scheduled from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. at the Grand Hyatt Seattle, 721 Pine St. Washington CEO magazine is a media sponsor for the event.“We welcome Richard Kovacevich and are pleased to have such renowned and innovative executive as our fourth Power Breakfast speaker,” says WSU CB Dean Eric R. Spangenberg. “His leadership is integral to what as been described as ‘the best managed company in U.S. banking’ by Forbes magazine and his insights into the industry … » More …