Allison and Marre to Discuss Values-Based Leadership Strategies

September 23, 2008

CLEMSON, SC – September 23, 2008 — Two successful values-based business leaders will discuss strategies for meeting the leadership challenges of the 21st Century.

John Allison and Will Marre will participate in an annual presentation hosted by the Clemson Alliance for Ethics, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship on Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Westin Poinsett Hotel in downtown Greenville. It will begin with a reception at 5 p.m. followed by the presentation at 6 p.m. Bruce Yandle, dean emeritus of the College of Business and Behavioral Science at Clemson University, will moderate the event.

Allison is the chairman and CEO of BB&T Corp. A member of the Fortune 500 list of largest corporations, BB&T has more than 28,000 employees and has been recognized as one of America’s “Best Big Companies” on the Forbes Platinum 400 List for six of the last seven years.

Marre is the co-founder and former president of the Covey Leadership Center, where he translated the concepts of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People into powerful leadership courses taught to more than a million executives worldwide. Marre recently received an Emmy Award for the learning documentary, Reclaiming Your American Dream.

The event is a Clemson Renaissance Center activity. The Clemson Alliance for Ethics, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship is comprised of the Robert J. Rutland Institute for Ethics, the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism and the Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Clemson students and faculty, entrepreneurs and members of the business community are invited to attend.

Registration is required to attend the event.

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