ATLANTA/MACON — Nationally syndicated radio host Neal Boortz will be the featured speaker at Mercer University's Executive Forum Presented by BB&T on Monday, Nov. 3. Boortz will give a lunch presentation at noon in Atlanta at the Four Seasons Hotel, 75 Fourteenth Street, and a dinner presentation at 6:30 p.m. at The University Center on Mercer’s Macon campus.
A 39-year veteran of talk radio and a confirmed Libertarian, Boortz is also an accomplished writer whose books include: The Fair Tax Book, The Terrible Truth About Liberals and The Commencement Speech You Need to Hear. He is currently working on a new book, Somebody Has to Say It.
For the third consecutive year, Boortz has been nominated “NewsTalk Personality of the Year” by the readers of Radio and Records magazine. Boortz was also a finalist for a 2002 Marconi Award as “network syndicated personality of the year.”
Boortz attended Texas A&M University from 1963 to 1967 before moving to Atlanta and making it his permanent home. Boortz graduated from John Marshall Law School in Atlanta in 1977. He passed the bar before graduation and started a practice immediately afterwards. Boortz continued to practice law and work in talk radio until he signed a contract with WSB in Atlanta in 1992.
About the Executive Forum:
The Executive Forum is a business outreach program of Mercer University’s Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics, and the Office of University Advancement. The Executive Forum provides business professionals with an opportunity to hear nationally noted speakers while networking with other business leaders. For more information, call Mercer’s Office of University Advancement at (800) 837-2911 or visit www.mercer.edu/execforum.
About Mercer University:
Founded in 1833, Mercer University is a dynamic and comprehensive center of undergraduate, graduate and professional education. The University has more than 7,500 students; 11 schools and colleges – liberal arts, law, pharmacy, medicine, business, engineering, education, theology, music, nursing and continuing and professional studies; major campuses in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah; three regional academic centers across the state; a university press; two teaching hospitals — Memorial University Medical Center and the Medical Center of Central Georgia; educational partnerships with Warner Robins Air Logistics Center in Warner Robins and Piedmont Healthcare in Atlanta; an engineering research center in Warner Robins; a performing arts center in Macon; and a NCAA Division I athletic program. For more information, visit www.mercer.edu.
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