The events below are for this 2018-2019 academic year with the most recent listed at the top. Please check back for more upcoming events.

Will Hutchison and John Kizziah

“The opportunity to be around our future leaders and to interact with Will and other men and women like him, gets you re-energized. To learn what is on their minds and where they are headed, and be a part of that, is meaningful. Being able to share some mistakes and good decisions you’ve made over the years; it’s very enjoyable.”

- John Kizziah, Agency Owner, State Farm
John Kizziah Agency



Year End Recognition Ceremony

Tuesday, April 23rd 2019
5pm-7pm College of Business Building 76A, 2nd floor (Atrium)

All mentors and student mentees of the Executive Mentor Program are invited to join us at the Year End Recognition Ceremony to close out the school year! Join us as we honor our mentees with certificates and our mentors with a small gift. We highly recommend attending this event. All current mentees and mentors will be announced and recognized including those mentees who graduated December 2018.

Beverages & heavy hors d' oeuvres will be provided.

This is a private event; by invitation only.


Women in Leadership Conference

Friday, March 1st 2019
8am-3pm UWF Bldg 22 Conference Center
8am-9am Registration - Conference Center
9am-3pm Conference - Conference Center
12:30pm-1pm Lunch - Auditorium/Nautilus Market

The College of Business Executive Mentor Program at UWF is proud to host the event of the year for women: Women in Leadership - Designing Your Future. This conference offers opportunities to hear from and connect with prominent women leaders who have achieved both personal and professional success. For more information visit:

Conference is SOLD OUT


Superhero Leadership: How Everyday People Can Have An Extraordinary Impact In Their Careers

Tuesday, February 19th 2019
7pm-8pm UWF College of Business Bldg. 76A Rm. 101

Join us for the Executive Mentor Program and Wells Fargo speaker series, "Superhero Leadership: How Everyday People can have an Extraordinary Impact In Their Careers" featuring Brett Culp. 

Leadership starts with the ability to look at every challenge—even the mundane tasks—as an opportunity to make a positive impact.  Drawing from his unique approach to community building through filmmaking, Brett shares practical insights that will equip attendees to embrace their strengths, contribute to a larger mission, and uncover a more expansive view of what everyone can accomplish together.  He shares powerful stories from his filmmaking adventures of ordinary people who have accomplished extraordinary things. This presentation encourages and inspires audiences to take ownership and feel confident about their ability to make a difference. By learning to see themselves as leaders contributing to a noble, shared vision, attendees will feel empowered to bring greater confidence and enthusiasm to their everyday tasks. This shift in perspective ignites the heroic spirit in audiences, equipping them to bring the truest, most powerful view of themselves to every aspect of their work and life.

Presentation 7pm-8pm. Dessert reception with speaker to follow. 

This event is free and open to the public. 


Fall 2018 Financial Bootcamp

Fall 2018 Financial Bootcamp

Wednesday, November 7th 2018
11am-1pm UWF Commons Conference Center

Join the Fall 2018 Financial Bootcamp on investing, budgeting, and managing debt for your current and post student years.

UWF Moderator: Dr. Kevin Krieger

Pen Air Federal Credit Union Panelists:

  • Casey White, Branch Manager
  • Debbie Kemp, AVP Credit Resolution
  • Steve O'Reilly, AVP & Program Manager of Pen Air Asset Management

This event is free and open to the public. Lunch is provided. 


Debbie Williams Announcement- Final (2)

How to Become the Most Trusted, Most Found Expert in Your Industry through Content Marketing

Wednesday, October 17th 2018
7pm-8:30pm College of Business Bldg. 76A Rm. 101

In partnership with the UWF American Marketing Association, we invite you to join us for the first EMP Lecture of the year! Debbie Williams is Director of Digital Marketing at Gorilla Group, a WPP Wunderman Commerce Company. She was previously the Co-Founder and Chief Content Officer of SPROUT Content, a content marketing agency that was acquired by Gorilla Group in 2017. Prior to founding the agency, Debbie worked in NYC as a senior level writer for global agencies and consumer brands including Grey, Hearst Magazines, LVMH and Kao Brands, Co. She is co-author of the book Brands in Glass Houses: How to Embrace Transparency and Grow Your Business through Content Marketing.  

This event is free and open to the public. 


Flyer for 2018 EMP Meet & Greet Event

Meet & Greet Welcome Event

Tuesday, September 11th 2018
5pm-7pm College of Business Building 76A, 2nd floor (Atrium)

All mentors, students, and alumni of the Executive Mentor Program are invited to join us at the Meet & Greet to kick off the school year! Even if you have not been matched yet your attendance is strongly encouraged. The event offers you the opportunity to network and build professional relationships with other participants in the program.
Beverages & heavy hors d' oeuvres will be provided.

This is a private event; by invitation only.


Flyer for 2018 COB Cookout

College of Business Welcome Cookout and Student Organization Fair

Thursday, September 6th 2018
11:30am-1:30pm College of Business front entrance (76A)

The Dean and College of Business (CoB) student organizations welcome prospective, new, and returning CoB majors. Enjoy a FREE LUNCH, meet the Dean's staff, CoB advisors, representatives of our student organizations, network with CoB students, and win door prizes.

This is a College of Business event. RSVP is not required.