On Friday, May 5th, Keller Williams Realty, AVL Technologies, and the Andrew Institute for Leadership and Public Service will again be bringing some of the finest voices of leadership in the world to western North Carolina for the Seventh Annual Leadercast at Biltmore Church in south Asheville. This year, the day long event will again be broadcast from Atlanta and will feature ten of the world’s most influential leaders. This year’s speakers include:
Jim McKelvey -Inventor, Entrepreneur, Artist, Selling Author
Jim McKelvey is an inventor, entrepreneur, artist, author, and licensed pilot. While perhaps best known for co-founding Square, one of Silicon Valley’s hottest startups, Jim is also known as a master glass artist and author, having written the world’s most widely read text on the subject, The Art Of Fire.
Jim’s diverse portfolio of businesses includes founding successful companies in payments, education, scientific publishing, construction, printing, glassblowing, and software. Referencing personal experiences and local challenges, McKelvey offers a fresh, Silicon Valley-approach to problem solving. He is also the author of three textbooks, and he teaches at Washington University in St. Louis where he lectures internationally on art and entrepreneurship. McKelvey, and his wife, Anna (a programmer and attorney), have a four-year-old son.
Other speakers for the Leadercast -Asheville include: Tyler Perry, Donald Miller, Suzy Welch, Molly Fletcher, Daniel Pink, Jess Ekstrom, Andy Stanley, and Dr. Henry Cloud.
Eblen Charities is once again honored to be teaming up with Gary Gallagher and Express Employment
Professionals as they present a leadership event that will precede Leadercast.
On April 12th, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College will once again host Express Employment Professionals Refresh Leadership Simulcast as they present a half-day leadership event to individuals, companies, and organizations.
This year’s speakers include: author and leadership consultant Patrick Lencioni, two-time Super Bowl Coach
and Fox Sports Analyst Jimmy Johnson, and World Champion Adventure Racer Robyn Benincase.
Our thanks to this year’s sponsors: Keller Williams, AVL Technologies, Biltmore Church, Chick-fil-A, Biltmore Oil, Beverly-Hanks and Associates, Mission Hospital, First Citizens Bank, Dixon Hughes Goodman, the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office, Roger Aiken, Dewey Andrew, Wells Fargo Advisors, Buncombe County Schools, Park Ridge Health, Express Employment Professionals, WLOS-TV 13, Wilson Art International, The Biltmore Company, Simply Home, Asheville Radio Group, Duke Energy, A-B Tech, Asheville Independent Radio, Applied Solutions, and North American Business Services.For more information and to purchase tickets please contact Bill Murdock at 828-242-2848, via email at [email protected], or visit www.leadercastavl.com.
and individuals interested in learning more and participating in the upcoming Refresh Leadership Simulcast can gain more information by calling the local office at 828-654-8101 or visiting the Simulcast website at www.refreshleadership.com/live.