7:30 AM — 9:30 AMLocation: Doubletree Hotel, Reading, PA
7:30am - Continental breakfast
8:00am - Interview and talk with Howard Behar
9:00am - Q&A
Howard Behar is the author of "It's Not About Coffee" and will be speaking on servant leadership through an interactive talk with the audience.
Mr. Howard Behar's career in business spans over 50 years, all in consumer oriented businesses covering several industries. He retired from Starbucks Coffee after 21 years where he led both the domestic business, as President of North America, and was the founding President of Starbucks International. During his tenure, he participated in the growth of the company from 28 stores to over 15,000 stores spanning five continents. He served on the Starbucks Board of Directors for 12 years before retiring.
Mr. Behar now serves on several boards, including iD Tech, Education Elements and the advisory board of Anthos Capital. His non-profit commitments are to the University of Washington Foundation, UW Business School mentoring program and as a Trustee for The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation. Mr. Behar is committed to the development and education of our future leaders and has been a longtime advocate of the Servant Leadership Model. He has also authored two books on leadership titled It's Not About the Coffee and The Magic Cup.
Sponsored by Herbein + Company in conjunction with The Center for Entreupreneurial Leadership at Alvernia University, The O'Pake Institute and Leadership Berks.