Keys to Networking Success - Hosted by PLNU Business Alumni

Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mintz Levin, 3580 Carmel Mtn. Rd #300, San Diego, CA 92130

"The true value of networking isn't measured by the number of people you meet, it is measured by the trust and relationships you build with the right people..."


Want to get together with the PLNU Business Alumni community for an amazing FREE event that will sharpen your networking skills?  Join us for an evening of learning secrets from the best in the business, and get a chance to build your networ with other PLNU alumni!

Panelists Include:

Doug Wall - Pure Forge
Matt Greene - 6 Degrees San Diego
James Langley - PLNU Alum & Schwartz Commercial 

Moderator: Randy M. Ataide, J.D.

This event has been sponsored by contributions from the Alumni Association and Mintz Levin, and is therefore available at no cost to you!  Please click below to register so we can provide numbers for catering.  When registering, you will also be given the opportunity to donate to the Alumni In Business Endowed Scholarship.

Click to Register for your FREE ticket!
RSVP deadline extended to today, February 3rd!


Doug_Wall.jpgDouglas F. Wall is a serial entrepreneur, experienced private equity investor, enthusiastic networker and in his career has been an advisor to over one thousand emerging growth companies.  He is the co-founder of several successful ventures including: PureForge®, Genea Energy, RCG Management, Mission Ventures, Shepherd Ventures, and the Tech Coast Angels. Mr. Wall graduated from SDSU in Business Administration and spent his early career as a CPA with two National accounting firms. As an inspirational and motivational speaker, he lectures publicly on a broad range of topics including: networking, business plan development, freedom, generous giving and redemption.


Matt_Greene.jpgMatt Greene is the FOUNDER/CEO of Professional Business Organization, 6 Degrees, launched in August, 2007. In his spare time, he has grown the organization locally to over 700 members and 30,000 attendees throughout the years with a plethora of events and great local partnerships. He has been recognized recently by San Diego Metropolitan Magazine - 2013 Mover to Watch, San Diego Daily Transcript - Top Young Influential, Finalist, San Diego Business Journal Most Admired CEO, Finalist - Daily Transcript Top Influential & Finalist - Heilbron Awards, 2012 & 2013.  Matt currently sits on the Board of Directors with Make-A-Wish Foundation San Diego & 6 Degrees. He’s also currently a Member of The Century Club of San Diego, which puts on the Farmers Insurance Open, PGA golf tournament, which raises over $2Million/year for local non profits.

James_Langley.jpgJames Langley is a PLNU alumnus that has quickly excelled to the top of his field. After a short stint as a professional baseball player, James entered commercial leasing. After a number of years as an agent with Grub & Ellis, he parted ways to start a brokerage firm with a unique approach to business development. James serves on a number of boards, including the board for Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego and the prestigious University Club atop Symphony Towers. He has quickly positioned himself as a name to be known in San Diego, and has done so very strategically.



Randy_Ataide.jpgModerator: Randy M. Ataide, J.D. In August 2005, Randy M. Ataide became the third Director in the history of the Fermanian Business Center. In 2010, the Center was reorganized into the Fermanian Business & Economic Institute, and Ataide was named Executive Director. He remains active in the business community through numerous boards and in strategic roles for both for-profit and non-profit companies, boards and organizations. He was named one of San Diego's Most Influential Leaders in 2010 by the San Diego Daily Transcript. Randy recently retired from his role as Executive Director of the FBEI. We are very grateful to have him moderate this event!