Distinguished Leaders Series Announced

January 12, 2011

Speakers Include Executives from Coca-Cola, Professional Sports

Washington, D.C. – The 2010-11 Distinguished Leaders Series at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will continue this spring with lectures by executives from Coca-Cola, the Potomac Research Group, LECG Global Financial Services, and the world of professional sports.
The series brings to Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business accomplished business leaders who share their unique experiences with the school’s undergraduate and graduate students and alumni. The lectures also are open to the public.
The events will be held in the Rafik B. Hariri Building at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. They include:
  • Monday, Jan. 24, 4:30 p.m., Fisher Colloquium: Suzanne Clark, president and CEO, Potomac Research Group (RSVP)
  • Monday, Feb. 7, 4:30 p.m., Fisher Colloquium: Bill Isaac, chairman, LECG Global Financial Services (RSVP)
  • Wednesday, Feb. 9, 4:15 p.m., Fisher Colloquium: J. Alexander “Sandy” Douglas Jr., president, Coca-Cola North America (RSVP)
  • Monday, April 11, 4:30 p.m., Lohrfink Auditorium: Business of Sports Panel with Sheila Johnson, managing partner of the WNBA’s Washington Mystics and CEO of Salamander Hospitality; Woody Johnson, owner of the NFL’s New York Jets; Ted Leonsis, owner of the NHL’s Washington Capitals and NBA’s Washington Wizards, as well as CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment; and Edward Cohen, one of the principal owners of the MLB’s Washington Nationals; moderated by George Daly, dean of Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business (RSVP
Media who are interested in covering a Distinguished Leaders Series event should contact Teresa Mannix, director of media relations, at (202) 687-4080 or tmm53@georgetown.edu.
About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 500 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown's McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.