Bonnie Schaefer will be the featured speaker during the Boyles Distinguished CEO Lecture Tuesday, October 13, at the Holmes Convocation Center.
Schaefer is the owner of the world-class Westglow Resort & Spa, which was recently named by SpaFinder Magazine as one of the Best Boutique Spas in the World and former co-CEO and co-Chairman of the Board of Claire's Stores, Inc., the leading international costume jewelry and accessories retailer for tweens, teens and young adults.
Schaefer started her career at Claire's Stores in 1987 as a sales associate and worked her way through various positions over the next 15 years. Along with her sister Marla, she eventually was elected by the Board of Directors to become co-Chairman and co-CEO. During their tenure, the company's shareholder value increased approximately 200 percent.
The 10:00 a.m. lecture is open to students of all majors, and there is no cost or registration needed to attend. Shuttles will run from Peacock Circle to Holmes for your convenience.
For those receiving credit offered through a course, scanning will be available on the concourse level, following the lecture.
Students may submit a question online for a chance to win an iPad Mini. Must be present at the lecture to win.
Attending the lecture? Tweet/post what you learn #CEOLecture2015
Questions? Contact Haley Childers, 262-6247