HACC November Membership Luncheon - A Look into the Future
A Look into the Future:
A Conversation about Keeping Your Small Business Relevant During Rapidly Changing Times
About our speaker:
Brandon Wilson, APR, is president and CEO of Wilbron — an award-winning public relations and management consultancy company. Wilbron is responsible for helping Apollo Global Management establish its $100 million corporate foundation — the Apollo Opportunity Foundation — and was instrumental in helping Ares Management and Oaktree Capital Management scale AltFinance, a program that prepares Black college students for success in the alternative investment industry. Wilbron is currently working with Apple to build a $100 million campus of innovation for historically Black colleges and universities in Atlanta.
In Birmingham, Brandon’s strategic leadership has resulted in the Birmingham Education Foundation, i3 Academy, Birmingham Career Academies, BronzeValley, Sloss Furnaces Museum and Visitors Center, and introduced Apple to the Magic City to form Education Farm.
Brandon is the author of Sabotage: Leadership that Overcomes Betrayal, Theft and Deceit. His work has influenced projects that have won both an Emmy and Academy Awards, and his executive consultancy has served leaders at some of the world’s most influential companies.
Brandon is a graduate of Auburn University; and is a 2023 inductee into the Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) College of Fellows. The College of Fellows is an assembly of the world’s most distinguished PR practitioners, and is considered a lifetime achievement honor.
Brandon is married to Shani Wilson, and has one daughter, Kenny Wilson (5 years old). In his spare time he coaches his daughter’s youth soccer team, and runs multiple marathons each year to raise money for causes near to his heart.
Cancellations may be made 48 hours in advance, so we may plan appropriately. Cancellations made outside of the 48-hour time frame are subject to be charged. Reservations are requested – and space is limited -- so please contact the Chamber via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone at 205-988-5672 or register online by no later than noon on June 14 to reserve your place.
Date and Time
Thursday Nov 16, 2023 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM CST
Junior League of Birmingham - Market Noel
The Finley Center, The Hoover Met Complex
5508 Stadium Trace Pkwy, Hoover, AL 35244
The Finley Center is a state-of-the-art 155,000-square-foot sports complex and event venue located at the Hoover Met Complex. With 83,000 square feet of continuous space, the facility can transform to fit the demands of events, both large and small, including sports tournaments, banquets, trade shows, recreation programs, and community gatherings.