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Date of Event: 02/23/2012 at 01:00 AM


The Knox Foundation for Ethics and Reinhardt University McCamish School of Business Host Interactive Ethics Panel on Thursday, March 1, 2012, at 2 p.m.

The Knox Foundation for Ethics and the Reinhardt University McCamish School of Business will  host an interactive ethics panel on Thursday, March 1, at 2 p.m., in the Hill Freeman Library & Spruill Learning Center on Reinhardt’s campus in Waleska, Ga. The panel will discuss their experiences of ethics in business and then audience members will have an open floor to ask questions.

“Ethics is a topic increasing in interest and is vitally important in today's environment,” said Dr. Kathy Hyatt, assistant professor of business. “We are very excited about the opportunity to host an interactive ethics panel at Reinhardt University. We encourage everyone to attend!”

Reinhardt Ambassadors

Three Reinhardt Ambassadors were selected to participate in the panel: The Rev. Dr. Brian Clark, of Calhoun, Ga.; John Hicks, of Canton, Ga.; and Alan King, of Kennesaw, Ga.

“These three individuals were chosen as panel members because they have close ties with Reinhardt as Ambassadors and because of their extensive business experience and background in instituting ethical standards in their business practices,” said Hyatt. “We look forward to hearing about this and how our students can do the same now and in their own future careers.”

Clark Background

Clark serves as the Senior Pastor of Calhoun First United Methodist Church. He graduated from Reinhardt University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Clark earned a Master of Divinity Degree from Candler School of Theology at Emory University in 1998 and a Doctor of Ministry Degree from Erskine Theological Seminary in 2004. He served as the President of the Reinhardt Ministerial Association from 2001 to 2003, and he currently serves on the North Georgia Conference Board of Ordained Ministry. 

King Background

King, owner and principal, has nearly three decades experience in business, management and organization design consulting. He helps organizations achieve peak performance, assess and reach desired goals and improve their organizational and leadership effectiveness. King is an active member and former president of the Georgia Festival Chorus and maintains an active membership in the Rotary Club of Atlanta. He serves as Atlanta advisory board member for a national Entrepreneurship Institute. Alan holds a Master of Science degree from the University System of Georgia in business and organizational development.

Hicks Background

Hicks is graduate of Florida Presbyterian College with a BA in Sociology. He is the YMCA senior director. He won the Sullivan Award in 2005 which is the highest award a staff member can receive. He is a past Cherokee County Chamber board member and a graduate of Leadership Cherokee. Hicks is a member of the Rotary Club and is involved in many other local environmental and conservation organizations.

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