Ford Lecture Series Speakers

October 2, 2003

Mr. Albert B. Ratner, Co-Chairman Forest City Enterprises Inc.
Lecture:  “Making a Difference in Business”

October 14, 2004

Samuel Zell, Founder & Chairman Equity Group Investments, L.L.C.
Lecture:  “Seeing Around Corners: An Entrepreneur’s View”

October 20, 2005

Mr. Stanley Gold, President & Chief Executive Officer Shamrock Holdings, Inc.
Lecture:  “Lessons in Business, Governance and Life”

October 12, 2006

Dr. Peter Linneman, Principal of Linneman Associates, Albert Sussman Professor of Real Estate, Finance & Public Policy Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
Lecture:  “What is the secret of creating value?  Musings of a real estate guru”

September 27, 2007

Ms. Darla Moore, Vice President Rainwater, Inc.
Lecture: “How did I get here?  An Amazing Journey from Lake City, South Carolina.”

September 25, 2008

Mr. Robert C. Larson, Managing Director of Lazard Alternative Investments LLC and Chairman & Managing Principal of Lazard Real Estate Partners
Lecture:  “How to Do Business: A View from Main Street to Wall Street”

October 1, 2009

Mr. J. Ronald Terwilliger, Chairman Trammell Crow Residential
Lecture:  “The American Dream – From public schools to HBS: a journey from workforce housing to wealth – with a mission to give back”

October 7, 2010

Ms. Lizanne Galbreath, Managing Director Galbreath & Company
Lecture:  “From Columbus to New York City … Life is a Journey”

October 6, 2011

Mr. Chaim Katzman, Chairman Gazit-Globe
Lecture:  “Global Lessons from a Global Life and Career”

October 8, 2012

Admiral  Thomas C. Lynch, Managing Director Musser Group
Lecture:  “Ship, Shipmate, Self”        

October 3, 2013

Mr. John A Luke, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer MeadWestvaco Corporation
Lecture: “Leadership and Economic Prosperity”

October 1, 2014

Ms. Rachel Lavine, MBA, CPA, Chief Executive Officer and Director Atrium European Real Estate
Lecture: “A Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste”

October 1, 2015

Ms. Jolanta Bott, Executive Vice President, Operations & Human Resources Paramount Group, Inc.
Lecture: “A Trip Around the World of Business and Life”

September 29, 2016

Jeremy Bloom, CEO, Integrate Founder Wish Of A Lifetime
Lecture: "Fueled by Failure"

September 28, 2017

Dr. Lucille G. Ford
Dr. Peter Linneman
Lecture: " Inspiration, Hope and Love"

September 25, 2018

Karin Klein, Founding Partner, Bloomberg Beta
Lecture: " Some Insights From My Exciting Journey So Far"

September 26, 2019

Michael Hatchard, Corporate Governance Consultant
Lecture: "Adversity & Endeavor-Pathway to a Lucky Life"

March 31, 2022

Dr. Michael Roizen, Emeritus Chief Wellness Officer, Cleveland Clinic
Lecture: "The Great Age Reboot"