EVENT TO FEATURE ROD DAMMEYER AS CO-HOST, DAVID BAKER AS SPECIAL GUEST. KEN BLANCHARD, LEIGH STEINBERG, SARA HARVEY AND OTHER NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED SPEAKERS PARTICIPATING
LA JOLLA, CALIFORNIA – “Excellence, The Adventure Continues” (ETAC), will take place at the Lodge at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, California on May 1-2, 2016. An audience of business owners, company executives and thought leaders will attend the event, which will also feature a series of excellence-themed presentations from eight nationally-known personalities and unique experiential elements that takes full advantage of the diverse greater San Diego landscape. ETAC represents the follow-up experience to the successful “Excellence, A Conscious Pursuit” event hosted at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in April 2015.
“Excellence is a mindset, a commitment to cause, a resolve to being your best during good times and being even better when adversity presents itself”, states Craig Lucas, founder of Authenica. “An adventure of the highest form, the pursuit of excellence is a never-ending quest for those interested in becoming their best version of self. Our impressive array of presenters will bring fresh perspectives on the topics of excellence and leadership, sharing their success stories, failures and everything else in between learned through their various life experiences”.
Robert Gleason, President and Chief Executive Officer of Evans Hotels, co-owner of The Lodge at Torrey Pines property adds, “We are extremely pleased to be holding the ‘Excellence, The Adventure Continues’ event here at The Lodge at Torrey Pines. Our AAA Five Diamond Hotel luxury property is accustomed to hosting world class events with The Lodge very much looking forward to receiving Craig’s presenters & guests”.
Rod Dammeyer, Chairmanof CAC, a private company offering capital investment and management advisory services, and co-host of ETAC offers “I really look forward to welcoming our attendees to another exciting event ‘Excellence, A Conscious Pursuit’ here in San Diego where we will have the opportunity to share stories of seeking to be excellent in our professional and personal lives”.
David Baker, President of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and ETAC special guest contributes, “The Pro Football Hall of Fame honors the heroes of the game, preserves its history, promotes its values and celebrates excellence everywhere. We are pleased to participate in this event featuring an outstanding panel of speakers delivering their best material on the theme of excellence.” George Veras, ten-time Emmy Award winning producer and EVP for the Pro Football Hall of Fame will also be in attendance.
In addition to Dammeyer, Baker and Veras, other participants include:
- Ken Blanchard, Chief Spiritual Officer, Ken Blanchard Companies
- Leigh Steinberg, CEO of Steinberg Sports & Entertainment
- Sara Harvey, COO of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing
- Mark McGinnis, Managing Director, SEAL Legacy Foundation
- Swen Nater, Retired NBA Basketball Player
- Joanna Martinez, Principal, Supply Chain Advisors
- Tiffany Baumann Cantelupe, Former Miss Ohio
- Mark Pimpo, Supply Chain Chief of Staff, Under Armour
- Deborah Spake, Dean, Kent State College of Business Administration
Breakthrough Schoolsand Edifywill be recognized as ETAC’s Non-Profits of Excellence for their contributions in the local and global communities respectively.
Morgan Stanley Midwest Region, Weichert Workforce Mobility, Cohen & Company, SummitQwest, Risk Matters LLC, First Federal of Lakewood, Vaultz, Rosenberg Advertisingare sponsoring the event.
Authenica is a Cleveland, Ohio-based organization focused on inspiring others through the creation of event experiences centered on the theme of excellence. For additional information regarding this event and highlights from the “Excellence, A Conscious Pursuit” experience hosted at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, please visit www.AuthenicaEvents.com