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Executive Speaker Series

By on March 30, 2011 at 9:14 pm

The Northern Arizona Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology and the W. A. Franke College of Business are proud to announce its April Executive Speaker, Michael S. Manson on April 25th at 6:00 PM in the Gardner Auditorium.

Michael S. Manson is a graduate of Stanford and Harvard Business School, Michael co-founded several companies including PETsMART and Motor Excellence LLC – a new electric motor group. Motor Excellence, despite the difficult market, employs over 28 people and raised over $20 million in equity as one of the Southwest’s most successful startups. Michael serves as the Managing Member of Brookstone Ventures, a diversified land development and angel investment firm and acts as an advisor to several startup organizations. He worked for Allied Signal as a corporate troubleshooter and received the US. Presidential Award for Excellence in Environmental Design. He served on the Phoenix and Flagstaff Mayor’s Advisory Council, serves as an active leader of the Boy Scouts of America where he received his Eagle Scout and Golden Eagle awards, and enjoys serving in his church. Recently, the Governor of Arizona selected Michael to serve on the Executive Committee of the Arizona Commerce Authority. Despite these accomplishments, Michael considers one of his greatest achievements is surviving and recovering from a 17 year battle with HHV-6 and EBV related CFS. Michael’s motto is, “free truth and pray sweaty.”

Where: W.A. Franke College of Business’s Gardner Auditorium

When: April 25th, 6:00 PM

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