Faith and Business Forum
The annual Faith and Business Forum supports Christian leaders of excellence and integrity (Colossians 3:23), encouraging Christ-centered leadership.
The 11th Annual Faith and Business Forum Luncheon was held on Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Presented by Phil Liberatore, IRS Problem Solvers, Inc.
Luncheon Speaker: Mark Jansen, President and CEO, Blue Diamond Growers
*Blue Diamond Growers:*
- World’s largest provider of almonds
- Serving 50 states and more than
90 foreign countries
- $1.2 billion annually
- 80% of the global almond supply
- California’s #1 agriculture export,
valued at $6 billion annually
- The #1 specialty crop in America
Blue Diamond Growers preserves the
values that define its long-standing
partnerships with its owner-growers,
business partners and employees. The
quality, innovation and integrity—
shape daily decisions and actions.
Mark’s career achievements include leading the brand growth for:
Haagen-Dazs, Betty Crocker, Totino’s, Pillsbury, Red Baron, Freschetta, Wolfgang Puck, Tony’s and Minh. Prior to joining Blue Diamond, Mark was president of Schwan’s Food Service in Marshall, Minnesota, where he led the profitable turnaround of the division. He also worked for the Pillsbury Company, Edison Brothers Stores, Inc. and General Mills, Inc. Mark received his MBA in Marketing and Finance from the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Hilton Orange County/Costa
3050 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
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Tickets: $55 Individuals
Table of 10: $1,000 (Proceeds benefit Concordia's scholarship fund)
Special thanks to those whose support makes this event possible.
- America’s Christian Credit Union
- Orange Lutheran High School
- Marketplace Chaplains International
- PriceWaterhouse Coopers, LLP
Faith & Work Life Programs
Please contact Stephen Christensen at (949) 214-3198 or [email protected] for information on these other Faith and Work Life programs offered through Concordia University:
2014 Faithfulness & Excellence Award
Faithfulness and Excellence Award This award recognizes a leader whose life exemplifies a commitment to excellence and Christian values.
The 2014 Faithfulness & Excellence Award will be presented to Doy Henley, Owner, Henley Properties, Inc., Co-Owner, Cox Hobbies, Inc.
For more information on this event contact Grace Saldana at (949) 214-3185 or [email protected].