BENS Southeast Luncheon with Katherine Gehl at the Buckhead Club
August 19, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm EDT
August 19, 2021 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm EDT
BENS Southeast Luncheon with Katherine Gehl at the Buckhead Club. Ms. Gehl will lead a discussion on her latest book, “The Politics Industry: How Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy.”
Katherine M. Gehl is the founder of The Institute for Political Innovation (IPI), a nonpartisan nonprofit founded in 2020 to catalyze modern political change in America. She is the originator of Politics Industry Theory. Her latest book is co-authored with Harvard Business School professor Michael E. Porter.
A veteran of the public and private sectors, Katherine is the former president and CEO of Gehl Foods, a $250-million high-tech food-manufacturing company based in Wisconsin that she sold in 2015. In the public sector, Katherine served on the Board of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the US government’s development finance institution. She is on several nonprofit boards, including Unite America, New America, and Business for America, and is an active philanthropist. She is also the honorary co-chair of the National Association of Nonpartisan Reformers, and the co-founder of Democracy Found.
Dinner w/Major General Ed Thomas
BENS Chicago members will host Major General Ed Thomas, Commander, USAF Recruiting Services, for a plated dinner at the Chicago Club. The Discussion objective is USAF talent recruitment and retention. For attendance and registration information, please contact Natalie Callone at NCallone@bens.org.
Lunch w/General Gary M. Brito
BENS Discussion with General Gary M. Brito, Commanding General, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command. For attendance and registration information, please contact Natalie Callone at NCallone@bens.org.
Breakfast w/Major General Richard Neely
BENS Chicago members will host Major General Rich Neely, Adjutant General of the State of Illinois for a plated breakfast. The discussion objective is an update on the Russia-Ukraine war, and ILANG recruitment numbers. For attendance and registration information, please contact Natalie Callone at NCallone@bens.org.