Secretary Ben Carson, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Join us and HUD Secretary Ben Carson on Tuesday, May 7 at 11:30 AM.
Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., was sworn in as the 17th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on March 2, 2017. For nearly 30 years, Secretary Carson served as Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, a position he assumed when he was 33 years old, becoming the youngest major division director in the hospital’s history. Carson received dozens of honors and awards in recognition of his achievements including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. He also is a recipient of the Spingarn Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
Bill Rancic, Entrepreneur & The Apprentice Winner
Bill Rancic will be speaking during the opening session on Tuesday, May 7 at 8:45 AM.
Bill Rancic burst onto the national scene when he won the first season of NBC’s The Apprentice, led by now President Donald Trump. After winning The Apprentice, Bill was the first candidate hired by The Trump Organization and took charge of the construction of the Trump International Hotel and Tower Chicago. Rancic continued to work for The Trump Organization for two years and has built several winning businesses on his own. Currently, Bill is speaking to businesses and organizations around the world on motivational and business topics.
Bill makes regular appearances on numerous daytime broadcast and cable television programs including Today and CNBC to discuss business and entrepreneurship. He also regularly appears in many major national, regional and local print outlets throughout the country.
A published author of a New York Times best-selling book, Bill wrote You’re Hired: How To Succeed In Business And Life. This book chronicles Bill’s successful life, experience, and proven advice. He continued to make a name for himself as an author by writing Beyond the Lemonade Stand to help educate and motivate young people worldwide about the value of money and how to leverage skills, talents, and abilities at an early age.
Today he is a highly sought after motivational speaker on the subject of entrepreneurship and business. Bill shares his entertaining lessons that vary from a pancake business he started with his grandmother at age 10 to his current ventures as small business spokesman, restaurant owner, and real estate developer.
John Prentice, Senior Chief (Retired), United States Coast Guard
Join us and John Prentice on Wednesday, May 8 at 10:00 AM.