May 2, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
DeVos Place
303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

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Join Davenport University for the 2014 Excellence in Business Dinner Gala.

The gala features a keynote address by Captain Richard Phillips. As a “floating CEO” in charge of the day-to-day operations of a multi-million dollar ship and crew, Captain Phillips exemplifies the vital importance of leadership and teamwork, combined with a belief in the power and potential of yourself and your team. Captain Phillips is the author of “A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea,” a story shared on the silver screen in a Columbia Pictures production.

Davenport University will be honoring Blake W. Krueger - the 2014 Peter C. Cook Excellence In Business Award Recipient. This event will be a true celebration of business excellence as exemplified by Blake W. Krueger, Chairman of the Board, CEO, and President of Wolverine World Wide, Inc.  Blake has achieved so much as the CEO of one of West Michigan’s most successful global companies and as a well-respected community leader.

Blake is a tremendous selection as recipient of the Peter C. Cook Excellence in Business Award.