President's CEO Breakfast Series

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Holy Family College invites you to attend the fifth annual President’s CEO Breakfast Series. This series presents a unique opportunity for professional growth by bringing four dynamic speakers to campus to address topics of vital interest to business leaders. 

Sponsor a young professional

The program also offers opportunities to provide leadership development for those in the early years of their careers, who often have tight budgets or work for not-for-profit organizations. The cost is just $95 to sponsor a young professional and includes all four sessions. Holy Family College will collaborate with local businesses and not-for-profits to select these recipients. Sponsors will have a chance to personally meet the young professionals they have sponsored and the sponsoring individuals or businesses will be recognized on the event program and in slides shown during registration.

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Event format

7 a.m. Check-in

7:15 a.m. Breakfast buffet opens

7:30 a.m. Guests seated

7:45 a.m. Program begins

8:30 a.m. Program concludes


Tickets are $100 per person for series or $30 per person each program.

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Click here to purchase your individual tickets for the President's CEO Breakfast Series or for each event held at the Franciscan Center for Music Education and Performance at Holy Family College, 2406 S. Alverno Road in Manitowoc.


HFC President’s CEO Breakfast offers stellar speaker line-up

The President’s CEO Breakfast Series at Holy Family College will feature four speakers, representing diverse fields, who will speak on various topics of interest to the business community.


Steve Proudman

StevePheadshotPresident, The Proudman Group, Inc. and Senior Consultant with White Men as Full Diversity Partners LLC.

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

"Exploring the Mindset of the Inclusive Leader"

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Steve Proudman is the president of The Proudman Group, Inc. and senior consultant with White Men as Full Diversity Partners LLC., in Kohler, Wisconsin. Proudman has 30 years of experience as a facilitator, coach and consultant focusing on diversity and inclusion, emotional intelligence and leader and team behavioral development.


Craig S. Dickman

Dickman_FlaglerManaging Director, Titletown Tech
Founder and Chairman, Breakthrough Fuel

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018

“Catalyzing Innovation and Venture Building at Titletown Tech”

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Craig S. Dickman is the managing director for Titletown Tech and founder and chairman of Breakthrough Fuel, both in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Titletown Tech is a venture partnership formed by the Green Bay Packers and Microsoft, providing is a high-tech, creative facility in Green Bay offering three components: an innovation lab, a venture studio and a venture fund. 


Brett W. Norell

Brett W NorellPresident and CEO, Holy Family Memorial 

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

“Improving Culture and Experience During a Time of Organizational Change"

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Brett W. Norell is the president and CEO of Holy Family Memorial in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Norell has more than 17 years of health care operations and finance experience and oversees an in- and out-patient medical facility, 15 clinics and other medically-based facilities.


Betsy J. Wernli, M.D., FAAD

Betsy Wernli_webPresident, Forefront Dermatology

Thursday, March 28, 2019

“Managing Rapid Growth Within Your Business"

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Betsy J. Wernli, M.D., FAAD is the President of Forefront Dermatology, a leading medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology practice located in 15 states throughout the United States.

Dr. Wernli performs medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the American Medical Association, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, and the Iowa Dermatologic Society.