Reeves School of Business Symposium & Awards Dinner
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Embassy Suites, Fayetteville/Ft. Bragg
Each year Methodist University (MU) and the Reeves School of Business in Fayetteville, NC hosts this exciting event highlighting the contribution to the growth of business and entrepreneurship within our community. This year, the focus of the symposium will be Keys to Success and the Changing Landscape of the Golf Industry. Join us as we honor and recognize the achievements of leaders and individuals associated with the PGA Golf Management Program who have made outstanding contributions.*
All net proceeds from this year’s event go to scholarships and programs designed to promote the education and training of our students who study in the Reeves School of Business. The PGA Golf Management Program at Methodist University has been in existence since 1986 and fully accredited by the PGA of America since 1998. To date, Methodist PGM has over 1,200 graduates of the program with approximately 900 still in the golf industry. These graduates hold many head professional positions at Top 100 clubs, but also management and sales positions for companies such as Acushnet (Titleist and FootJoy), Taylor Made, Cleveland and Cobra/Puma Golf.
*Awards for 2018 only will focus on those who are associated with or have supported the golf industry in a significant manner.
David Maher, President and CEO of Acushnet
David joined Acushnet Company in 1991 and was appointed President & CEO January, 2018. He’s held a number of positions at Acushnet on his journey to President & CEO including COO, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Titleist, Vice President, Titleist Sales U.S. and Vice President Field Sales Titleist U.S. prior to that. He started as a Sales Support Representative and worked his way through Field Sales and Sales Management for Titleist. Prior to joining Acushnet Company, Dave worked for Hunt-Wesson Foods and was an Assistant Golf Pro at the Wellesley Country Club. Dave has a B.S. in Finance & Investments from Babson College.
Reeves School of Business Awards
The following nine awards will be recognized at this year’s Symposium:
- Alumni Business Person of the Year
- Entrepreneur of the Year
- Business Person of the Year
- Greater Good Award
- Small-Business Excellence Award
- Silver Spoon Award
- Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur of the Year
- University Service Award
- Friend of the Program Award
For the 2017 RSB Award Winners, or to nominate individuals for the 2018 RSB Awards, visit the RSB Awards page.
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