Faith and Business Forum
The annual Faith and Business Forum supports Christian leaders of excellence and integrity, encouraging Christ-centered leadership.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Lecture and Panel Discussion: 6:30pm
Concordia University Irvine - CU Center
Irvine, CA 92865
Couples/Pair of tickets: $50
Groups of 10 or more: $20 per person
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Speaker: William Pollard
Chairman, Fairwyn Investment Company and Former CEO, ServiceMaster
Bill Pollard is currently Chairman of Fairwyn Investment Company, a private investment firm. For over a twenty-five year period, from 1977 to 2002, Bill participated in the leadership of The ServiceMaster Company and served not once but twice as its Chief Executive Officer.
During his leadership of ServiceMaster, the Company was recognized by Fortune magazine as the #1 service company among the Fortune 500 and also was included as one of its most admired companies. During this period, ServiceMaster also was identified as a “star of the future” by The Wall Street Journal and recognized by the Financial Times as one of the most respected companies in the world. The Company also achieved market leadership in each of its markets and substantial growth in shareholder value.
In addition to his work at Fairwyn Investment Company and ServiceMaster, Bill has served as a director of several public companies and a number of charitable, religious, and educational organizations.
- Cadence Healthcare System
- The Drucker Institute of Claremont Graduate School
- Bright China Social Fund
- The California Institute of Advanced Management (CIAM)
- Drucker Academy in Hong Kong and China
- Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
- Wheaton College
He is the author of several books including the best seller The Soul of the Firm, Serving Two Masters? Reflections on God and Profit, and his newest book The Tides of Life.
In addition to this year’s keynote presentation, we are excited to present a diverse panel of business leaders who will share their unique stories of how their individual faith and walk with God has guided them through life and business.
Tina Aldatz, Charles Zhang,
CEO, Foot Petals Founder of Pick UP Stix
Faithfulness & Excellence Award Recipient
Kelly Keithly is the founder and owner of Keithly-Williams Seeds, the largest supplier of vegetable seeds in the southwest, providing local farmers with ready access to a wide variety of quality
vegetable seed products. Since founding his company, Kelly has dedicated the company to God and spent much time praying for the company, his customers and his employees.
Founder of Keithly-Williams Seeds
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