Kenneth Hyatt Distinguished Alumni Leadership Speaker Series

Spring 2018 Speaker: Bill Calhoun

Practical Advice on Leadership
February 15, 2018

As vice chairman and executive vice president of Clark Construction, William "Bill" Calhoun is responsible for driving Clark Construction Group’s strategic direction, including the acquisition of new work and identifying new and emerging markets. Bill began his career with Clark in 1983, and since then has provided leadership on a number of  award-winning projects, including National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency New Campus East, Brooke Army Medical Center, Verizon Center (now Capital One Arena), and the National Institute of Standards and Technology Advanced Measurement Laboratory. (Read his full bio.)


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The Hyatt Distinguished Alumni Leadership Speaker Series taps the School's broad alumni base to bring a distinguished leader to campus each fall and spring who can share wisdom and insight with the School's students and the wider Georgia Tech community. It is made possible by the generous support of Kenneth Hyatt, BCE 1962, MSIM 1966.


Andy Phelps delivers the fall 2017 lecture for the Hyatt Distinguished Alumni Leadership Speaker Series. (Photo: Zonglin "Jack" Li)  
Fall 2017 Speaker
Andy Phelps
Retired Principal Vice President, Bechtel Corp.
Building Big
October 3, 2017
Suzanne Shank delivers the spring 2017 lecture for the Hyatt Distinguished Alumni Leadership Speaker Series. (Photo: Zonglin "Jack" Li)  
Spring 2017 Speaker
Suzanne Shank
Chairwoman, CEO and Co-Founder, Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co.
Connections:  The Characters and Context that Create Great Leaders
February 21, 2017
Emmy Montanye delivers the fall 2016 lecture in the Hyatt Distinguished Alumni Leadership Speaker Series. Montanye offered five "buckets" of leadership skills for students. (Photo: Jess Hunt-Ralston)  
Fall 2016 Speaker
Emmy Montanye, P.E., LEED AP
Senior Vice President, Kimley-Horn and Associates
Engineering and Leadership: A Formula for Success and Satisfaction
September 20, 2016
Charles "Wick" Moorman delivers the spring 2016 Hyatt Distinguished Alumni Leadership Lecture.  
Spring 2016 Speaker
Charles "Wick" Moorman
Retired Chairman and CEO, Norfolk Southern
A Helluva Way to Run a Railroad
March 9, 2016
Fall 2015 Speaker
Gen. Philip Breedlove
NATO Supreme Allied Commander
A Perspective on Leadership in the 21st Century
October 26, 2015
Inaugural Speaker
G. Wayne Clough, Ph.D., P.E.
President Emeritus, Georgia Institute of Technology
Secretary Emeritus, Smithsonian Institution
From the Eocene to the Anthropocene: An Engineer’s View of Climate Change
March 24, 2015