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        Legends & Leaders enables students to learn from young alumni and industry veterans

        October 13, 2016 By Troy Johnson

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        Delphinus Medical Technologies President and CEO Mark Forchette and Regions Executive VP for Corporate Human Resources Janet Parker highlight the panel of speakers who will offer insider knowledge for job-seeking students during Legends & Leaders sessions the week of October 17-21.

        Forchette, a 1981 marketing graduate, earned the first Auburn University Entrepreneur of the Year Award presented by the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business in 2015. In his role with Delphinus Medical Technologies, he oversees an industry leader in advanced sound transmission and capture and a company that has designed and developed a new platform for ultrasound breast imaging. Forchette will offer insights during the “Networking for Success” panel on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 5 p.m. in Lowder 113-A.

         Parker, who joined Regions in 2011, provides strategic human resource guidance to Regions Financial Corporations’ administrative, risk management, legal and finance groups. She will share her experiences during the “Diversity Matters: The Workplace, World and You” panel session on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 4 p.m. in Lowder 113-A.

         Hosted by the Harbert College’s Office of Professional and Career Development and Office of Advancement, Legends & Leaders begins Monday, October 17, with morning sessions introducing students to information about academic majors and potential career paths, as well as international internships.

         On Wednesday, students will hear from a panel of young alumni at 6 p.m. in Lowder 113-A. Students are encouraged to RSVP for the events listed below through Handshake.

        Monday, Oct. 17 The Life of a Business Analytics/Information Systems Major 10 a.m., Lowder 101

         Live, Learn & Intern Abroad 11 a.m., Lowder 101

         The Life of a Management Major 2 p.m., Lowder 101

         The Life of a Finance Major 3 p.m., Lowder 101

        Tuesday, Oct.18 The Life of a Marketing Major 9:30 a.m., Lowder 101

        Live, Learn & Intern Abroad 11 a.m., Lowder 101

        The Life of a Management Major 2 p.m., Lowder 101

        Diversity Matters: The Workplace, World and You4 p.m., Lowder 113A

        Janet Parker, Executive VP of Corporate Human Resources, Regions
        Winston Tucker, Business Development Manager, Paul Weiss
        Tammy Hunter, Partner, KPMG

         Wednesday, Oct 19 The Life of an Accounting Major 9:30 a.m., Lowder 101

        The Life of a Financial Advisor 1 p.m., Lowder 101

         David Brooks of Merrill Lynch discusses career opportunities

        Advice from Young Alumni6 p.m., Lowder 113A

        Joseph Young, Senior Analyst, Delta Air Lines
        Danny Feltham, Corporate & Securities Associate, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLC
        Matt Nelson, Vendor Risk Analyst, Regions Bank
        Joccelyn Coleman, IT & Communications Consultant, Blue Equinox

        Thursday, Oct. 20

        The Life of an Accounting Major 9:30 a.m., Lowder 101

        Business/Engineering Technology Overview 11 a.m., Lowder 101

        The Life of a Business Analytics/Information Systems Major 2 p.m., Lowder 101

        Networking for Success5 p.m., Lowder 113A

        Mark Forchette, President & CEO, Delphinus Medical Technologies
        Raphael Jordan, University Recruiting, Under Armour, Inc.
        Lindsay Blum, Corporate Recruiter, Collabera
        Keisha Dzata, Principal Financial Analyst, Delta Air Lines

        Friday, Oct. 21

        Finale Friday – Path to the C-Suite 10 a.m., Lowder 101

                        Emily Cangie, COO of Flavor Paper