Ms. Stacy Brandom, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Trinity Church, delivered the annual Everett P. Truex Lecture in Economics and Finance on October 30, 2013 in the Yates-Gill College Union. The lecture, entitled “Ethics and Principled Decision Making”, was attended by 400 students, faculty, alumni and guests. The Truex Lecture is the highlight experience for the Department of Business and Leadership during the fall semester.
Mr. Mike Duke, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., will deliver the annual Distinguished Executive Lecture in Business and Leadership on April 17, 2014 in the Yates-Gill College Union. From 2005 to February 2009, Mr. Duke served as vice chairman of the company, with responsibility for Walmart International. As CEO, he leads a strong management team that is focused on keeping Walmart’s mission of “saving people money so they can live better” relevant to every customer, every day. The company also continues to broaden and accelerate its global efforts on environmental sustainability, responsible sourcing and associate opportunity.