Kwame Jackson, 'Apprentice' runner-up, to speak at UNI

September 19, 2004

Guy Sims, associate director, Maucker Union (319) 273-2683
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-6728

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Kwame Jackson will speak at the University of Northern Iowa at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom. Jackson will give a presentation titled 'Lessons from the Boardroom' in which he will discuss his experiences on the first season of NBC's reality show 'The Apprentice.'

Jackson holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A. from Harvard. He was involved in several 'dot-com' start-ups while he was in business school. He has held sales and marketing positions at Procter & Gamble and was an investment manager on Wall Street for Goldman Sachs.

In 'The Apprentice,' Jackson was one of the two finalists for a chief executive position in one of Donald Trump's companies.

The UNI Speakers and Entertainment Committee and the Student Life Team organized the event. For more information contact Guy Sims, associate director of Maucker Union, at (319) 273-2683.