ISU Pappajohn Center speakers set for February

Daily Staff

Two business founders will speak for the ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship this month.

Kevin Maher is the founder and president of GlobalVetLink. This company is the leader in digital animal health data and documents and is recognized as the gold standard of electronic regulatory certification for animals. Maher will explain how he started his company a decade ago.

He will speak from noon-1 p.m. Friday in the Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union.

Kim Jordan, CEO and co-founder of New Belgium Brewing Company will also speak. New Belgium Brewing is the third largest craft brewer in the United States. It is most well known for Fat Tire beer and its environmental commitment, which includes producing electricity from solar and wind power and diverting 99 percent of brewery waste from the landfill. With Jordan as CEO, New Belgium Brewing has developed programs like employee ownership, open-book management and high-involvement culture.

She will speak at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22 in the Sun Room at the Memorial Union.

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