The Daniel L. Goodwin Distinguished Lecture Series presents
One Revelation Will Lead To A Revolution
A lecture presentation by Richard P. Montañez, Vice President, Multicultural Sales & Community Activation for PepsiCo North America
7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, 2020
This event is free but tickets are required.
Parking permits will not be required during this event.
Richard Montañez started his PepsiCo career at Frito-Lay in 1976 as a janitor and is recognized as the creator of the Flamin’ Hot line of products, which have become a billion dollar business and a cultural phenomenon. Recognized for his visionary leadership, ability to innovate and his commitment to diversity, he has received several notable awards and is often named one of the most influential Latinos in corporate America.
The Daniel L. Goodwin Distinguished Lecture Series was created in 2015 by Daniel L. Goodwin, Chairman and CEO of Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc., as part of his historic $2.5 million commitment to Northeastern Illinois University. The lecture series fund supports freedom of speech by providing prominent thinkers representing all sides of issues. The lecture series has previously featured journalism icons Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, political pundits James Carville and Mary Matalin, Olympic champion Jackie Joyner-Kersee, environmentalist Erin Brockovich, political commentators Donna Brazile and Sean Spicer, and financial expert Terry Savage.
The Jean Burke Carlson and Diane Berger Ehrlich Memorial Lectureship
Join us for The Annual Jean Burke Carlson and Diane Berger Ehrlich Memorial Lectureship
Thursday, March 5, 2020
3701 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. at 4:30 p.m. followed by a reception.
This year’s distinguished keynote speaker is Manny Scott. Manny shares his story—and several eye-opening insights—of how, through hard work and with the help of others, he went from being an "unreachable" and "unteachable" student to becoming a successful student, husband, father, entrepreneur, pilot and public servant. This message inspires people to become c