Business thinker, lecturer, and author of Good to Great
Jim Collins is a student and teacher of enduring great companies—how they grow, how they attain superior performance, and how good companies can become great companies. Having invested nearly a quarter of a century of research into the topic, Jim has authored or coauthored six books that have sold in total more than ten million copies worldwide. His work has been featured in Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Harvard Business Review and Fast Company.
Media: Website | Facebook | YouTube
Hail Farewell Luncheon
National Editor of The Cook Political Report
Over the past 14 years, Amy Walter has built a reputation as an accurate, objective, and insightful political analyst with unparalleled access to campaign insiders and decision-makers. Known as one of the best political journalists covering Washington, she is the national editor of The Cook Political Report and the former political director of ABC News.
Media: Website | Twitter | Facebook
General Colin Powell USA (Ret.)
Outstanding Alumni Awards Brunch
Secretary of State (2001-2005)
For over fifty years, General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) has devoted his life to public service. Having held senior military and diplomatic positions across four presidential administrations, Powell’s deep commitment to democratic values and freedom has been felt throughout the world.
Media: Facebook | YouTube
AACC's Closing Brunch to Honor Outstanding Alumni is sponsored by Cengage Learning.