Executive Development Events
The Executive Development Events are held once per semester exclusively for our MBAs and faculty, and provide a unique opportunity for our MBAs to enhance their personal and professional development. At these events, our MBAs and an invited guest enjoy an elegant dinner at one of our partnering venue properties. The EDEs are a “signature event” of the PLNU MBA experience, so make sure to attend!
Summer 2013 Executive Development Event
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Location: Liberty Station Conference Center
Speaker: Mr. Bill Chasey
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William Carman “Bill” Chasey (born February 11, 1940) is the founder and President of the Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility in Warsaw, Poland. He is an educator, author, research scientist, inventor, and served as a senior campaign advisor to President Ronald Reagan.
Chasey founded the Foundation for Corporate Social Responsibility in the Republic of Poland. The Foundation is an international network of corporate CEOs working in Poland to affect positive social change through targeted corporate philanthropy. With Chasey's inspiration, the Foundation is a hands on training ground for multinational firms to inculcate the values of corporate social responsibility in the communities in which they work. The Foundation's mission is to mentor senior corporate leaders, giving them skills for developing corporate social responsibility values in their firms. The primary focus of the Foundation is to serve needy Polish children. The Foundation’s 90 members include CEOs of some of the world’s largest and most well-regarded corporations from a diverse and broad range of industry sectors. To date, the Foundation has fed over 5 - million meals to needy Polish children, and presently feeds 60,000 meals each month to 3,000 kids in 13 Polish Schools.
Chasey was founder and President of the William Chasey Organization a Washington, DC lobbying firm from 1975-1998. During his lobbying career, Chasey represented some of the world's most prestigious business clients and 23 foreign governments before theUnited States Congress. He was a Registered Lobbyist with both the Clerk of the United States House of Representatives and the Secretary of the United States Senate as required by the Lobbying Disclosure Act. He was a Registered Foreign Agent, United States Department of Justice. (RFA Number 4221) as required by the Foreign Agents Registration Act. The success of Chasey's professional lobbying ability was captured on film during two episodes of Michael Moore's TV Nation television series in 1994, and these film clips remain hugely popular on the subject of successful Washington lobbying. Because of Chasey's lobbying talents, TV Nation was recognized by the United States Congress by passing Resolution H.J. 365, which declared August 16, 1994 as "TV Nation Day." TV Guide named TV Nation one of the ten best television shows of 1995.
Dr. Chasey held the John F. Kennedy Professorship at the Peabody College of Education and Human Development of Vanderbilt University, (Named Academic Professorship funded by the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation, Washington, DC). Chasey was a Research Scientist in the Convulsive Disorders Clinic of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He served as a Senior Scientist in the Institute on Mental Retardation and Intellectual Development (IMRID), and as a Senior Scientist in the Laboratory of Intrinsic Motivation, and as Chairman of the Research Ethics Committee at the Peabody College of Education and Human Development of Vanderbilt University 1972–1975.
Chasey is the author of over 100 research investigations and publications in the field of mental retardation. He is the author of "3 books". and 1 screenplay. He invented 3 research instruments to measure psychomotor learning of mentally retarded children.