Shelton Speaker Series
We all have a story, and often, our journeys do not turn out the way we envisioned.
With the inaugural Shelton Speaker Series, we invite the campus community to hear how seven alumni have used their NC State experiences to become leaders in unexpected careers.
Spring 2020 Speakers
April 6, 2020
Derick Close, ’82 BS Textiles and Apparel Management
CEO and Owner, Springs Creative Products Group, Carolina Manufacturing and Springsteen Logistics
Chuck Flink, ’82 Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
Founder/Owner, Greenways Incorporated, Executive in Residence – NC State College of Design
Barbara Mulkey, ’84 Master of Civil Engineering, ’77 BS Civil Engineering
Director, Shelton Leadership Center
This event is open to all NC State students, faculty, and staff. Doors will open at 3pm and seats will be available on a first come, first serve basis.
October 7, 2019 – Gayle Lanier Former Senior Vice President, Duke Energy (’82 BS Industrial Engineering) and Brittany Lanier Marketing Manager, MillerCoors (’07 BS Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
November 11, 2019 – Dr. Jim Owens, ’68 BS Textiles Technology, ’70 MR Textiles Technology, ’73 PhD Economics, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Caterpillar Inc.
February 3, 2020 – Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, ’15 BA International Studies, Founder and CEO, Bee Downtown