Leadership Author-Speaker to Lecture at Florida Tech
– Florida Tech will present a lecture by Mick Ukleja, founder and president of Leadership TraQ, a leadership consortium specializing in the area of
self-leadership, on Nov. 16. Part of the School of Management Distinguished Lecturer Series, his presentation will take place on campus at noon in the
Hartley Room of the Denius Student Center.
In addition to a busy speaking schedule, Ukleja hosts LeadershipTraQ Televised. This interview format talk show, which profiles outstanding leaders, is
available weekly in 37 Southern California cities
Ukleja is a principal and board member in the Bonita Bay Group, the largest community developer in Southwest Florida. He also serves as director on several
boards. These include the Astronauts Memorial Foundation; the Board of Governors at California State University, Long Beach; and the CEO Forum at the
College of Business Administration at California State University, Long Beach. He was a contributing author for the Book, Living Ethically in the 90s:
Confronting Key Issues in This Generation and received the Century Club Award for his promotion of athletics in the city of Long Beach, Calif., where he
For more information about Ukleja’s presentation, call (321) 674-7327.
The Distinguished Lecturer Series is sponsored by the School of Management’s Board of Overseers. It has featured such prominent speakers as Norman
Augustine, chairman of the board of Lockheed Martin Corp.; Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas; Phillip W. Farmer, chairman and chief executive officer of Harris
Corp.; Martin R. Shugrue, Jr., then-appointed trustee of Eastern Airlines, Inc., Kent Kresa, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Northrop
Grumman Corporation; Laurent Beaudoin, chairman and chief executive officer of Bombardier, Inc.; Edward B. Rust, Jr., chairman of the board, president and
chief executive officer of State Farm Insurance Company; Robert F. Ellsworth, consultant to the Office of the Secretary of Defense; Mark C. Hollis, vice
chairman of Publix Supermarkets, Inc.; Martha Barnett, Partner, Holland & Knight; General Robert T. Herres, chair and chief executive officer, USAA;
Karen Katen, president of Pfizer U.S. Pharmaceuticals; Patrick Rodgers, chief compliance officer for the U.S. Olympics committee, 2000-2003; andYasuji
Yasuharu Wakura, chief executive officer, Asahi Group of Japan.