April 8, 2015
Dr. John C. Maxwell
OCU Alumnus Dr. John Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, coach, and author who has sold over 19 million books. Dr. Maxwell is the founder of EQUIP and the John Maxwell Company, organizations that have trained more than 5 million leaders worldwide. A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Business Week best-selling author, Maxwell has written three books which have each sold more than one million copies: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, Developing the Leader Within You, and The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader.
Green Bay Packers A.J. Hawk
Aaron James Hawk (born January 6, 1984) is an American football linebacker for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Packers fifth overall in the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State, where he earned All-American honors twice and was recognized as the top college linebacker. As of December 2013, Hawk has either led the team or finished second in tackles in six of his seven seasons in Green Bay.
Gov. Jeb Bush (invited guest)
John Ellis "Jeb" Bush served as the 43rd Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. He is the second son of former President George H. W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush, and is the younger brother of former President George W. Bush. Jeb Bush is Florida's first two-term Republican Governor. During his eight years as governor, Bush was credited with initiating improvements in the environment, as well as reforming the education system. He was also responsible for ending the Florida high speed rail initiative. Bush is frequently mentioned as a possible candidate for president in 2016.
Dr. Stan Toler
Stan Toler is a dynamic international speaker, bestselling author, and compassionate teacher. His approachable and interactive leadership style fosters a high-energy, collaborative environment where growth and change occur. Stan is committed to the idea that everyone with even a small amount of leadership talent can become a good—even great—leader. Zig Ziglar said of Toler’s expertise, “Stan teaches principles and procedures that will build a business, a church, a home, a community, or a nation.” A prolific writer, Toler has authored more than ninety books.
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