Foundation Breakfast Series
Habecker Dining Commons
Consider this your invitation to enjoy some wonderful food and learn with us!
TIME: 7:45-9:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Habecker Dining Commons, Huntington University
COST: Breakfast is $12. First-time attendees will enjoy a complimentary meal courtesy of The Purviance House Bed and Breakfast, Barb and Brooks Fetters, proprietors.
Make a reservation for each breakfast at huntington.edu/FoundationRSVP
OCTOBER 12, 2022
Growth and Innovation in Indiana - Ms. Linda Walczak, Director of Expansions and Retention – North Region, Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC)
The IEDC is pivotal in helping businesses launch, grow, and locate in Indiana. Learn what is happening in our community and how we are furthering our legacy as one of the top states in the nation for business.
NOVEMBER 9, 2022
GE Electric Works - Mr. Kevin Erb, Owner/Principal, Palisade Partners
Steeped in history and innovation, the Electric Works campus offers a condensed yet comprehensive view into Fort Wayne’s past, present, and future. Mr. Erb will discuss how this historic site will be reimagined into a hub that embraces the community’s energy and culture.
DECEMBER 14, 2022
Huntington University Christmas Concert - Dr. George Killian, Associate Professor of Music at Huntington University
Come listen and sing along with some Christmas favorites!
JANUARY 11, 2023
Music in the Dark - Mr. Monte Sieberns, Owner of Z103.com
Monte “The Music Man” Sieberns has revived Huntington’s Z103 radio station with an online presence. Mr. Sieberns has been blind since birth but has always had a love for music. He will discuss how he grew his radio station and their plans for the future.
FEBRUARY 8, 2023
Business as Mission – Mr. Ron Turpin, CFO of Ambassador Enterprises
Ambassador Enterprises is a legacy-minded private equity firm that has created a network of affiliate companies with a unified purpose. Learn how this company has turned its business into a mission to create a lasting, positive impact on people and their communities.
MARCH 8, 2023
Agbioscience: Creating Impact Through Innovation - Mr. Mitch Frazier, President of AgriNovus
Indiana is home to a $52 billion agbioscience economy and a well-established presence on the global stage of food and agriculture. As we continue to grow our impact through innovation, what opportunities does this present for tomorrow’s leaders?
APRIL 12, 2023
Advertising with the Best – Mr. Jonathan Sackett, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership
Mr. Sackett has had a lengthy career in advertising for some of the world’s largest ad agencies, including DDB, Ogilvy, and The Martin Agency. He has spearheaded advertising for some of the world’s largest brands, including Coke, GEICO, Mars, and McDonald’s, to name a few. Now, he is rebranding NE Indiana and applying ad innovations to its partnerships.