National Expert in Entrepreneurship Visits Milwaukee to Discuss Wealth-Building in the Minority Community
Released: May 31, 2006
Legacy Bank and the Marquette University College of Business Administration will sponsor a breakfast and discussion from Dr. John Sibley Butler, a nationally recognized expert in management and new business development, on Wednesday, June 7, from 8 – 10 a.m. at the Ponderosa Steakhouse, 2730 N. Martin Luther King Dr. The breakfast is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Interested attendees must RSVP to Legacy Bank at 414-343-3045.
John Sibley Butler will give a presentation on wealth-building and entrepreneurship, particularly in the minority community. Dr. Butler holds the Gale Chair in Entrepreneurship and Small Business in the Graduate School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is the director of the Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship and the director of the Institute for Innovation, Creativity and Capital (IC2). IC2 has as its research laboratory the Austin Technology Incubator. This incubator, founded in 1989, has nurtured 60 companies, including five that have gone public. The incubator has helped these businesses create more than 2,000 jobs and generate more than $900 million in revenue.
Dr. Butler has published research in the areas of organizational behavior and new venture development in numerous professional journals and books. He has served as a consultant for businesses and the U.S. military. Dr. Butler was also appointed to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board by President George W. Bush.
For more information about registering for the event, please contact Donna Grenell at Legacy Bank at 414-343-3045.
Interested media may also contact Brigid O’Brien Miller at Marquette University at 414-288-7445.
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