Economic Club of Indiana Speaker Archive

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The Economic Club of Indiana Speaker Archive - Val Ackerman

Commissioner of the Big East, and former U.S. representative to the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), Val Ackerman was a four-year starter in her own college basketball career. She also played professionally for one year in France before returning to the US to pursue a law degree at UCLA. Ms. Ackerman served as Special Assistant to NBA Commissioner David Stern and Vice President of Business Affairs before becoming the founding President of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) in 1996, the longest-running women's professional team sports league in the U.S. and one of the premier women's sports organizations in the world. (April 6, 2016)

The Economic Club of Indiana Speaker Archive - John C Goodman

Called by The Wall Street Journal "the father of Health Savings Accounts" Dr. John C. Goodman is one of the nation's leading thinkers on health policy. He is the author of nine books including the widely acclaimed Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis, and has authored numerous editorials in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Investor's Business Daily, Los Angeles Times, and many others. Dr. Goodman is Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, and President of the Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research.

The Economic Club of Indiana Speaker Archive - Dr. Lewis Ferebee

Before joining Indianapolis Public Schools in 2013 Dr. Lewis Ferebee served as Chief of Staff for Durham Public Schools in North Carolina where he reduced to zero the number of schools designated by the state as "low performing." His extensive experience in attenuating the impact of poverty on academic achievement boasts strategic turnaround for struggling Title I schools, double-digit gains in End of Course Assessments (ECA) for Biology, Algebra and English, and aggressive reductions in the dropout rate with concurrent increases in the graduation rate as compared to state performance. Dr. Ferebee is credited with improving IPS graduation rates 4 percentage points to 71.5 percent, and reducing the number of graduating seniors using waivers from more than 25 percent in 2011 to 7 percent this year. (February 2, 2016)

The Economic Club of Indiana Speaker Archive - Joseph Swedish

As Chairman, President, and CEO of Anthem, Inc., the nation's leading health benefits provider serving 37 million--or one in nine--Americans, Joseph Swedish is credited with reinvigorating Anthem's culture to create a unified and inclusive enterprise. (January 28, 2016)

The Economic Club of Indiana Speaker Archive - Chris Barbin

Named a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist, and recognized by the New York Times for his leadership philosophy, Chris Barbin, believes that you should have fun at work. (December 15, 2015)

The Economic Club of Indiana Speaker Archive - David Breashears

An accomplished filmmaker, explorer, author, and mountaineer, David Breashears has not only reached the summit of Mount Everest five times, he also filmed the first IMAX footage of Earth's highest point for the film EVEREST. (October 6, 2015)

The Economic Club of Indiana Speaker Archive - John Lechleiter

Working his way up from Senior Organic Chemist in Process Research and Development, John Lechleiter is now President and Chief Executive Officer of Eli Lilly and Company, as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors. (September 11, 2015)

The Economic Club of Indiana Speaker Archive - David Fanning

With over 50 Emmy's, 28 duPont-Columbia University Awards, 15 Peabody Awards, 11 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards, eight Television Critics Awards and eight Banff Television Awards, FRONTLINE is one of the most decorated shows in television history. David Fanning has been at the helm since the beginning. (May 7, 2015)

The Economic Club of Indiana Speaker Archive - Chuck Pagano

Indianapolis Colts Head Coach Chuck Pagano has had a long, successful football career. He began as a graduate assistant at Southern California. (April 9, 2015)

The Economic Club of Indiana Speaker Archive - Myron Gray

Beginning as a part-time package handler while still in school, Myron Gray is now the President of U.S. Operations for UPS. (March 19, 2015)

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