Past Speakers

Business Leaders

Patrick Kuhse, International Speaker & Business Ethics Consultant


Chris O'Donnell '92, Actor      

Global Perspectives

Paul Rusesabagina, Real-Life Hero of Hotel Rwanda


Col. Art Athens, Director, Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership, United States Naval Academy

Col. Eileen Collins, Pioneering Astronaut and Aviator; First Woman to Pilot and Command an American Spacecraft 

Nathaniel Fick, Author, One Bullet Away:The Making of a Marine Corps Officer

David Iglesias, JAGC, USN, Former US Attorney and Navy JAG Officer

Carey Lohrenz, Former Lieutenant, United States Navy and first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter in the U.S. Navy                      

Politics and National Perspectives

Tom Brokaw, American Television Journalist                                                                     

Lara Logan, 60 Minutes Correspondent & CBS News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Luke Russert, NBC News Correspondent                                                                           

Senator Olympia Snowe, Former U.S. Senator from Maine and Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives

Social Impact

Father Greg Boyle, S.J., Founder and Executive Director, Homeboy Industries

Eric Greitens, Author, The Heart and the Fist, Navy Seal, Rhodes Scholar, CEO, The Mission Continues

Raymond Offenheiser, President, Oxfam America                                                     

Dr. Bennet Omalu, Forensic Pathologist, Neuropathologist, and CTE Expert

Bill Strickland, President and CEO, Manchester Bidwell Corporation, Macarthur Fellowship Genius grant award winner

Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist, Acclaimed Filmmaker, and Undocumented Immigrant 


George Bodenheimer, Former President, ESPN, Inc.

Bob Bowman, United States Olympic Swim Coach                                                            

Charley Casserly, Former NFL General Manager, Studio Analyst, CBS Sports' The NFL Today

Boomer Esiason, Former NFL Quarterback, Studio Analyst, CBS Sports The NFL Today

Jessica Long, United States Paralympic swimmer                                                           

Beth Mowins, Sports Journalist, ESPN