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PRESS RELEASE | Leadership Southern Indiana to host Breakfast Series

SELLERSBURG, IN: On December 1st, Leadership Southern Indiana will host its first of two Breakfast Series for the 2016-2017 year. Each year, the Breakfast Series features local or regional speakers from the business community to share their business and journey with LeadershipSI alumni, current classes, and the greater public.

Hosted in the Hoosier Room at Indiana University Southeast from 7:30-9a.m., John Waggoner will be the first guest speaker on December 1st. Waggoner founded HMS Global Maritime after serving as Director of Marine Operations for Hornblower Dining Yachts, a fleet of 29 dinner cruise vessels. John has been actively involved in the passenger vessel industry for over 30 years. He began his career in the sport fishing industry, and has since been involved in many and varied segments of the industry including commercial fishing, offshore oil support vessels, dinner cruise and excursion vessels, casino boats, car and passenger ferry operations and vessels. John’s continuing dedication to safety and furthering the development of marine transportation has placed him at the forefront of the industry.

The second Breakfast Series event will feature Nikki Jackson, the VP and Regional Executive of the Louisville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Jackson will speak on Thursday, February 9th. LeadershipSI’s Breakfast Series is sponsored by the Horseshoe Foundation, Axiom Financial Strategies Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, and WesBanco.

Cost: $23/members, $30/nonmembers, and free for Legacy Club Members.

Package Price for both events is $40/members, $55/nonmembers, and free for Legacy Club Members.

Media Contact: Jamie Ogles, Director of Program Development & Marketing at jogles@leadershipsi.org