Business School Hosts ‘Business Week 2002’


WHO:  Students in Mercer University’s Stetson School of Business and Economics

WHAT: Hearing from keynote speaker Kellie Appel, senior vice president and general manager of Turner Trade Group, a division of Turner Broadcasting Sales. The week also includes a panel discussion featuring Allen Bass, owner of such restaurants as Bert’s, 580 Cherry and Trio; Lisa English, regional technical manager for Wilson Sporting Goods; Eric Wilson, assistant vice president of Merrill Lynch.


10 a.m., April 8, Dress For Success, Stetson Room 258

6:30 p.m., April 8, keynote speaker Kellie Appel, Mercer alumna

8 a.m., April 9, Field Trip to Turner Broadcasting System (preregistration required.)

10 a.m., April 10, Slicing the Paycheck Pie, Stetson Room 258

6:30 p.m., April 10, Defining and Finding Success: A Panel Discussion with Allen Bass, owner of Bert’s, 580 and Trio; Lisa English, Mercer alumna and regional technical manager with Wilson Sporting Goods; and Eric Wilson, certified financial manager, wealth management advisor and assistant vice president of Merrill Lynch, Stetson Room 251

10 a.m., April 12, Inspiring Sucess: Professor and Staff Appreciation Party.

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., April 12, T-Shirt Day and Pizza Party

WHERE: Stetson Hall, Room 251, Macon campus

WHY: Each spring the Stetson School of Business and Economics brings executives and working professionals to meet and interact with students to make real world application of the business principles learned in the classroom. Appel is a top executive at Turner, and the panelists each represent a specific area of business relevant to the students.

Media interested in covering the event should contact Lance Wallace at 301-4037.