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Paladin Pivots – A Lasting Legacy: Innovative Growth in Family Businesses

November 4 @ 4:30 pm

Paladin Pivots – Lasting Legacy: Innovative Growth in Family Businesses

In this installment of Furman Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s six-part virtual speaker series “Paladin Pivots: Stories from the Furman Network,” Kemmons Wilson III ’98, Principal of Kemmons Wilson Companies, will shed light on how Kemmons Wilson Companies embraces innovation, family leadership and a “people-first” philosophy as its strives both for economic success and continuing on the company’s lasting legacy. The talk begins at 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 4. Register by visiting this website.

Paladin Pivots is sponsored by the Class E Podcast team and features guests sharing how they have adapted and innovated their way to professional success both before and during COVID-19. Drawing on Furman’s rich alumni network, listeners can expect to hear from a diverse range of proven professionals with experience in property management, hospitality, software, finance and other industries. Remaining sessions are:

  • Wednesday, Nov.18, at 4:30 p.m., “Connecting With Your Customer Faster and More Efficiently,” with Ford Blakely ’97 (accounting and finance), founder, senior vice president and general manager of Zingle at Medallia

Register online or contact Elizabeth Marron ’20 for more information at Recordings of the sessions will be available to the public in future episodes on The Class E Podcast.


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