What a great group of CEO’s came together at this event! We enjoyed a nice presentation from the CEO of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, an excellent informational presentation by Doug Tatum, a superb lunch, a wonderful concert, and ended with a bang with Jim Bouchard. If you would like to see pictures taken at the event, please click here.
Wednesday, November 28th at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas
10:00 am to 1:00 pm – Doug Tatum, chairman of the Newport Board Group and author of No Man’s Land gave his insights into where and how growing companies fail when they are stuck in the middle ground rut. A wonderful concert, lunch and insiders’ tour was enjoyed as well by all who came. Please scroll down to read Doug’s bio.
Keynote Speaker at The Meyerson on November 28, 2012
Doug serves as Chairman of Newport Board Group and its affiliated investment firm Evolution Capital Partners. Earlier, as Chairman and CEO of Tatum LLC, Doug built a highly respected national professional service firm, leading the firm from its entrepreneurial phase to growth to 30 offices. Tatum LLC was sold to Spherion (now SFN Group) in January of 2010. He remains deeply involved with issues involving entrepreneurial growth companies and middle market private equity and midcap public companies – the target market segments for the firm. Doug is the noted author of No Man’s Land – the recipient of 4 National Best Business book awards. He serves on the Board of ACG (the national association for Middle Market Private Equity and intermediaries) and is Chairman of the industry’s national conference, Intergrowth, in 2012. He was recently named Advisory Board Chairman for a national research institute funded by the NASDQ Foundation and the Edward Lowe Foundation to study exceptional growth companies, middle market capital markets and their impact on employment and economic growth. A frequently sought after speaker, Doug currently holds the Wright Travel Chair in Entrepreneurship at Middle Tennessee State University as an Associate Professor. Prior to Tatum, Doug served in a number of companies as an officer and senior executive.
Click here to go to Doug’s website with information on his book!