C-Suite Speaker Series - Gene Smith, AD, OSU
Name: C-Suite Speaker Series - Gene Smith, AD, OSU
Date: May 8, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
Website: New Albany Chamber
Registration: Register Now
The New Albany Chamber welcomes Gene Smith, Athletic Director, The Ohio State University as our featured C-Suite Speaker on May 8, 2019 at NOAH's Event Venue, 175 E. Main Street, New Albany, Ohio 43054.
Learn more about Smith's personal and professional leadership journey during this conversation moderated by New Albany Chamber board trustee, Renee Shumate. Expect to hear leadership insights, lessons learned and anecdotes from his remarkable career and leadership experiences.
About Gene Smith, SVP & Wolfe Foundation Endowed Athletics Director, OSU
Gene Smith is in his 13th year as director of athletics at The Ohio State University. He is widely recognized among the leaders of his profession and has been named one of the most powerful people in collegiate sport. Smith oversees the nation's most comprehensive and one of its most successful collegiate athletic programs. The department sponsors 36 fully-funded varsity sports with more than 1,000 student-athletes competing for Big Ten Conference and NCAA championships.
As a highly-recruited student-athlete and member of national championship teams as a college athlete and coach, Smith is passionate about the well-being of student-athletes and the championship experience. Under Smiths leadership, the Ohio State athletics department has thrived, winning myriad conference and national, individual and team, athletic championships and awards. In 2015, Forbes recognized the Ohio State Athletics Department as one of the ten best organizations to work for in sports.
Smith is also active in the Columbus community. He is a member of the Columbus Sports Commission and serves on the board of trustees of the Lincoln Theater Association and the Columbus Museum of Art. Smith and his wife, Sheila, support numerous community charities. On campus, Smith is active with the Bell Center for African-American males, where for 10 years he has sponsored a mentoring program.
About the C-Suite Speaker Series
This luncheon series brings CEOs, CFOs, COOs and other C-Suite level executives from leading companies in central Ohio to speak and engage with members of the New Albany business community. These esteemed leaders share insight and wisdom gained from their leadership journey. Be inspired as well as learn actionable leadership ideas, tools and insights you can take with you to your own team.
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