Joe Torre to Speak at Keller Williams -Andrew Institute Leadercast May 4th

On Friday, May 4th Keller Williams Realty, Avadim 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:

Jose Torre – Legendary Baseball Manager

Joe Torre was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY on July 27, 2014 and the New York Yankees retired his Number 6 at a ceremony at Yankee Stadium the following month.Joe is currently the Chief Baseball Officer for Major League Baseball. He was serving as Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations since February 2011. Torre is also Chairman of the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation, which he and his wife, Ali, launched in 2002.).

Torre made his managerial debut with the New York Mets on May 31, 1977, becoming the first player-manager in the majors since 1959. He managed the Mets until 1981 and the Atlanta Braves from 1982-84.

The Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation’s mission is to develop educational programs that will end the cycle of domestic violence and save lives. Since its inception, the Foundation has educated thousands of students, parents, teachers and school faculty about the devastating effects of domestic violence.

Currently reaching children in schools and community centers in metropolitan New York City and schools in Los Angeles,

Other speakers for the Leadercast -Asheville includes: Mae Jamison, Jen Bricker, Ian Morgan Cron, Jim Loer ,Michael Hyatt, Carey Lohrenz, Catherine Hoke, and Andy Stanley

Our thanks to those sponsors that brought Leadercast-Asheville to so any in the past: Keller Williams, Avadim, Biltmore Church, Chick-fil-A, Biltmore Oil, Beverly-Hanks & Associates, Mission Hospital, First Citizens Bank, the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office, Buncombe County Health and Human Services, Roger Aiken, Dewey Andrew, Buncombe County Schools, Asheville City Schools, Express Employment Professionals, WLOS-TV 13, AVL Technologies, Wilson Art International, The Biltmore Company, Simply Home, Asheville Radio Group, A-B Tech, and Applied Solutions. For more information and to purchase tickets please contact Bill Murdock at 828-242-2848, via email at [email protected], or visit

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