Popular Speaker Returns for Simpson University Business Luncheon

For Immediate Release


16th annual Simpson University Business Leadership Luncheon featuring Dr. Tim Elmore

REDDING, Calif. - Dr. Tim Elmore, founder and president of Growing Leaders, a nonprofit organization created to develop emerging leaders, will return as the featured speaker at the 16th annual Simpson University Business Leadership Luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 30.

Dr. Elmore delivered a popular message at 2014’s Business Luncheon on “Generation iY,” his term for the millennial generation known for its connection to technology and social media. His topic this year will be “Generation Z.”

Since founding Growing Leaders, Dr. Elmore has spoken to more than a quarter of a million students, faculty and business leaders on hundreds of campuses across the country. He has taught leadership courses at national corporations and has spoken in more than 40 countries. He and his team are committed to developing young leaders on every continent.

Dr. Elmore’s expertise on the emerging generation and generational diversity in the workplace has led to media coverage in The Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, and The Washington Post. He has also appeared on CNN’s Headline News and Fox and Friends to discuss Generation iY.

Dr. Elmore has written more than 30 books, including the best-selling Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save Their Future, Habitudes®: Images that Form Leadership Habits and Attitudes, Life Giving Mentors, and Nurturing the Leader Within Your Child, Artificial Maturity: Helping Kids Meet the Challenge of Becoming Authentic Adults.

Sponsored by Redding Bank of Commerce, the Business Leadership Luncheon begins at noon in Simpson University’s James M. Grant Student Life Center, 2211 College View Drive. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Tickets start at $23, or $220 for a table of 10.

Register online at simpsonu.edu/businessluncheon. Seating is limited, so early registration is encouraged.



Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. The university celebrated its 25th year in Redding and the completion of a Science and Nursing Center in 2014. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings, including degrees in psychology and organizational leadership. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit simpsonu.edu.


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