LOCATION: Truland Auditorium, Ballston Center
The School of Business Administration will welcome Mr. Warren Thompson, Chairman and President of Thompson Hospitality
, as its 2012 Distinguished Visiting Professor. Thompson Hospitality is the nation's largest minority-owned restaurant/hospitality company with 3,700 employees and revenues that exceeded $320 million dollars in 2010.
Through Mr. Thompson's leadership, the company has grown to include the Austin Grill and American Tap Room restaurant chains, Marvelous Markets, and brb (be right burger). He will speak on his professional and personal journey to success.
Mr. Thompson has been recognized for his commitment to promoting diversity and for his philanthropic efforts. He sits on the Board of Directors for several major corporations, including Compass Group North America and Federal Realty Investment Trust.
For more information about the event, contact Mary Beth Hart at (703) 284-4985 or firstname.lastname@example.org