Prior Luncheons and Seminars

2022 Events

  • Mark McCollum, Former CEO of Weatherford International and CFO of Halliburton Co. (March 4, 2022)

2020 Events

  • Women in Entrepreneurship: A Faith Perspective (January 31, 2020)
    • Tina Murray
    • Leah Faul
    • Bonnie Helvie
    • Sharon Saunders (moderator)

2019 Events

  • Kevin Garland, CEO, Mountaire Farms (September 27, 2019)
  • James T. Hackett, Executive Chairman and Midstream CEO, Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. (February 1, 2019)

2018 Events

  • Managing Non-Profit Organizations: A Faith Leadership Perspective (September 28, 2018)
    • Pierce Bush
    • Hank Rush
    • Dr. Michael J. Mantel
    • Jonathan Wiles (moderator)
  • Phillip Cohen, Founder & CEO of Cohen Architectural Woodworking (St. James, Missouri) and Missouri’s 2017 SBA Entrepreneur of the Year (May 4, 2018)
  • Archie Dunham, Chairman Emeritus of Chesapeake Energy and (retired) Chairman of ConocoPhillips (January 26, 2018)
    • Interviewed by Dr. Robert B. Sloan, President of Houston Christian University

2017 Events

  • Biblical Investing: Managing God’s Assets by the Book (April 28, 2017)
    • Chuck Bentley
    • Robin John
    • Mike Kern, III
    • Howard J. “Rusty” Leonard
  • Stewart Morris, Jr., Senior Chairman of Stewart Title Guaranty Co. (February 17, 2017)

2016 Events

  • Banking Services Forum: Perspectives on Ethical Leadership (Sep. 2016)
    • Sam Golden (moderator), Co-CEO at Alvarez Marsal Financial Services, LLP and former senior deputy Comptroller of the Currency at U.S. Treasury Dept.
    • Andrew Moy, Executive Vice President and Eastern Division Manager, Wells Fargo Global Banking
    • Paul Murphy, Chairman and CEO, Cadence Bank
    • Daron Peschel, Senior Vice President and Head, Federal Reserve Bank at Houston
    • Pin Tai, President and Director, Cathay Bank
  • Robert Duncan, Founder and Chairman of Transwestern (Apr. 29)
  • No Other Gods – An Insider’s Perspective on Faith and Entrepreneurship (Jan. 29)
    • Jimmy Adams, CEO American Coatings (retired)
    • Fred Caldwell, CEO Caldwell Cos.
    • John Wisenbaker, Jr. , CEO Wisenbaker Builder Services

2015 Events

  • Blueprints to Imprints (Sep. 25)
    • Howard Tellepsen, Jr., Chairman and CEO, Tellepsen Corporation
  • Special Speaker: Marc Belton, Executive Vice President, General Mills (May 8)
  • Bringing Meaning to Your Work (Jan. 30)
    • Bonnie Wurzbacher, Chief Resource Development Officer, World Vision International

2014 Events

  • Kingdom Stewardship (Sept. 24)
    • Ron Blue, Founder, Kingdom Advisors
  • What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard about Being an Entrepreneur (May 9)
    • Dr. Christopher W. Kersey, Managing Member, Camden Partners and Chairman, Johns Hopkins Medicine International
  • A Christian’s Perspectives on Managing a Global Business (Jan. 31)
    • Mark Slaughter, CEO, RigNet, Inc.

2013 Events

  • The Clash of Worldviews: How Shall the Christian Professional then Live?  (September 27)
    • Nancy Pearcey, author of “Total Truth”
    • Dr. Wallace Henley, author of “Globequake”
  • Special speaker: Mark McCollum, EVP and CFO, Halliburton (May 10)
  • Excellence in Christian Business Leadership Gala (March)
    • Andy Card, former Chief of Staff for President George W. Bush
    • Archie W. Dunham, CEO (retired) of Conoco-Phillips

2012 Events

  • Business Ethics – A Cross-Cultural Perspective
    • Buck Jacobs, CEO, The C12 Group
    • Steeve Kay, Founder, The Kay Family Foundation
    • Dr. Wallace Henley, Pastor and Author of Globequake (moderator)
    • Bill Mearse, Resources COO, Accenture
    • Dr. Jianchao Wang, Wuhan University (Beijing), China
  • Christians in the Marketplace: How to be a Good Steward inside the Maze of Today’s Employment Laws (May 11)
    • Speaker: Jack Wisdom, Managing Partner, Martin, Disiere, Jefferson and Wisdom, LLP.
  • Living with Confidence in Uncertain Times. (Jan. 12)
    • Speaker: Fred Caldwell, Founder and President, Caldwell Cos.

2011 Events

  • Work Life Balance: How Shall the Christian Professional then Live? (Sep. 30)
    • Mark Ammerman, Scotia Capital
    • Donna Draudt, Woodforest National Bank
    • Linda Headley, Littler Mendelson P.C.
    • Bill Mearse, Accenture
    • Gary Thomas, Second Baptist Church, Houston
    • Brad Hays, Convene (moderator)

2010 Events

  • Globequake
    Speaker: Dr. Wallace Henley, Headwaters Leadership Institute

2009 Events

  • Christian Ethics and Business Leadership
    Speaker: Norm Miller, Interstate Batteries