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FAITH & HOPE IN THE MARKETPLACE


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FAITH & HOPE IN THE MARKETPLACE


2018 "Faith and Hope in the Marketplace"

Keynote speaker: CEO and author, Richard E. Simmons, III

Friday, February 16 2018

6:30-8:30am

Lipscomb University's Allen Arena (directions)

 
 

The purpose of the Faith and Hope in the Marketplace ministry is to introduce our friends to the hope offered through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ using speakers willing to share their faith, work, and personal story. Faith and Hope in the Marketplace is organized by members of the Nashville business community and is intended to serve as a platform of encouragement and example to those in our community who are seeking hope in a chaotic world.

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our 2018 Speaker


our 2018 Speaker


2018 speaker Richard E. Simmons III

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Richard E. Simmons III is the founder and executive director for The Center for Executive Leadership (www.thecenterbham.org), a not-for-profit, faith-based ministry located in Birmingham, AL. Simmons opened the center in 2000 to assist men in the development of their faith through formal bible studies, teaching and counseling while also overseeing a talented group of professional and personal counselors. Simmons received his B.A. from the University of the South (Sewanee) in Economics in 1976. He later studied Risk Management and Insurance at Georgia State prior to beginning a 25-year career with Hilb, Rogal, and Hamilton, a property and casualty insurance firm where he was CEO for ten years. Much of Simmons’ life has been devoted to giving back to the community by advising businessmen and professionals. Through these experiences, he discovered he had a calling for teaching and public speaking. In December 2000 Simmons founded The Center for Executive Leadership. Richard has authored numerous books including; Remembering the Forgotten God, Safe Passage, Reliable Truth, The True Measure of a Man, A Life of Excellence, Sex at First Sight: Understanding the Modern Hookup Culture and his newest book Wisdom: Life’s Great Treasure. Richard and his wife Holly, have 3 children and they reside in Birmingham, AL.

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Past Speakers


2016 speaker H. Wayne Huizenga, Jr., President of Huizenga Holdings, Inc.

Past Speakers


2016 speaker H. Wayne Huizenga, Jr., President of Huizenga Holdings, Inc.

 Norm Miller, chairman of Interstate Batteries.                                                                                             

Norm Miller, chairman of Interstate Batteries.                                                                                             

 Walt Rakowich, former CEO of Prologis.                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Walt Rakowich, former CEO of Prologis.                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 Joe Hutts, founder and CEO of BreatheAmerica, Inc.                                                                              

Joe Hutts, founder and CEO of BreatheAmerica, Inc.                                                                              

 Robert Rowling, founder of TRT Holdings, which owns Omni Hotels and Gold's Gym.                  

Robert Rowling, founder of TRT Holdings, which owns Omni Hotels and Gold's Gym.                  

 Joe Gibbs, former Washington Redskins coach and owner of Joe Gibbs Racing, a champion NASCAR team.

Joe Gibbs, former Washington Redskins coach and owner of Joe Gibbs Racing, a champion NASCAR team.

 Retired FSU football coach Bobby Bowden.                                                                                             

Retired FSU football coach Bobby Bowden.                                                                                             

 H. Wayne Huizenga, Jr., President of Huizenga Holdings, Inc.   

H. Wayne Huizenga, Jr., President of Huizenga Holdings, Inc.

 

 Katherine Alsdorf, Founder and Director Emeritus, Redeemer Center for Faith & Work

Katherine Alsdorf, Founder and Director Emeritus, Redeemer Center for Faith & Work

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Previous Events


past speaker walt rakowich, ceo prologis

Previous Events


past speaker walt rakowich, ceo prologis