The Meadows Center for Entrepreneurial Studies promotes and encourages entrepreneurial thought, business and activities locally, regionally and nationally.
The purpose of the Forum on Entrepreneurship Breakfast Series is to offer the larger San Antonio community and students of St. Mary’s University a forum to hear from some of the most talented individuals in industry and government. Funds generated from the series support student scholarships and encourage entrepreneurial activities in San Antonio and the region.
Great leaders who have served as speakers include:
The Forum on Entrepreneurship Breakfast Series attracts two to three hundred attendees to its bi-monthly breakfast meetings.
President and CEO of NatureSweet Brands LTD
Bryant Ambelang is the president and chief executive officer of NatureSweet Brands LTD, the largest greenhouse producer of tomatoes in the world.
NatureSweet operates seven production facilities — six in Mexico and one in the U.S. — and focuses on being the “groundbreaking leader of the fresh tomato industry driven through Unleashing the Power of People.” NatureSweet has nearly 8,000 full-time associates who are experts on growing the best-tasting tomatoes in the world and know how to manage plants to provide flavor 365 days a year. For Ambelang, the associates are the inspiration behind the “Tomatoes Raised Right” campaign and the most talented people in the agricultural industry.
NatureSweet’s Cherubs®, Glorys®, Sunbursts®, Constellation™, Jubilees™ and Eclipses™ brands are distributed in all 50 states, as well as in Canada and Mexico, and have achieved 80-percent brand awareness as the world’s most widely recognized tomato brand.
Ambelang started his career in the consumer packaged goods industry after holding various positions at Kellogg’s and Pace Foods prior to joining NatureSweet. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Dallas and holds an MBA from the University of Denver.
Ambelang is most proud of his 27-year marriage and five children.
Event will be held at the Pearl Stable. Registration begins at 7 a.m., followed by the program from 8-9 a.m.
To renew your sponsorship, become a new Forum on Entrepreneurship Sponsor, or for additional information about attending, contact email@example.com or 210-436-3124.
April 7, 2016 Forum Breakfast featuring Stuart Parker (M.B.A. ’95), CEO of USAA