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Embassy Suites Fayetteville/Ft. Bragg
Symposium: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Networking: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Ms. Krista Lee
Each year Methodist University (MU) and the Reeves School of Business in Fayetteville, NC hosts this exciting event highlighting the contribution to the growth of business and entrepreneurship within our community. This year, the focus of the symposium will be Keys to Success and the Changing Landscape of the Golf Industry. Join us as we honor and recognize the achievements of leaders and individuals associated with the PGA Golf Management Program who have made outstanding contributions.*
Nine awards will be presented at the event to include: Alumni Business Person of the Year, Business Person of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Greater Good Award, Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, Silver Spoon Award, Small Business Excellence Award, University Service Award, and Friend of the Program Award.
All net proceeds from this year’s event go to scholarships and programs designed to promote the education and training of our students who study in the Reeves School of Business. The PGA Golf Management Program at Methodist University has been in existence since 1986 and fully accredited by the PGA of America since 1998. To date, Methodist PGM has over 1,200 graduates of the program with approximately 900 still in the golf industry. These graduates hold many head professional positions at Top 100 clubs, but also management and sales positions for companies such as Acushnet (Titleist and FootJoy), Taylor Made, Cleveland and Cobra/Puma Golf.
*Awards for 2018 only will focus on those who are associated with or have supported the golf industry in a significant manner.
David Maher, President and CEO of Acushnet
David joined Acushnet Company in 1991 and was appointed President & CEO January, 2018. He’s held a number of positions at Acushnet on his journey to President & CEO including COO, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Titleist, Vice President, Titleist Sales U.S. and Vice President Field Sales Titleist U.S. prior to that. He started as a Sales Support Representative and worked his way through Field Sales and Sales Management for Titleist. David has a B.S. in Finance & Investments from Babson College.
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