Events

2022 Season

Wednesday September 21, 2022

In Person – SMU Campus – Collins Executive Center | 6pm – 8pm

Lee Bird, CEO of At Home


Wednesday, October 19, 2022

In Person – SMU Campus – Collins Executive Center | 6pm – 8pm

Organized Retail Crime Panel:

Moderator Steve Sell, retail security and strategy expert from Vira Insight
Panelist Bill Atwell, Senior Director of Loss Prevention at Neiman Marcus Group
Panelist Rick Beardsley Senior Director of Loss Prevention and Safety at At Home Group Inc.
Panelist James Stark, Retail Segment Development Manager for The Americas


Wednesday, January 25th

In Person – SMU Campus – Collins Executive Center | 6pm – 8pm

HEB –  Speaker to be Confirmed


Thursday, February 15th

In Person – 7-11 Headquarters in Irving, TX | Breakfast from 7:30 – 9:00

Marrisa Jarrett – Chief Marketing Officer 


Wednesday, March 15th

In Person – SMU Campus – Collins Executive Center | 6pm – 8pm

Merrilee Kick – CEO and Founder of BuzzBallz


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2020-21 Season

Virtually – September 16

Deborah Weinswig is CEO and Founder of Coresight Research

Virtually – October 21

Kevin FitzPatrick, VP Digital for Dave & Buster’s

Virtually – November 18

Ira Kalish, Chief Economist at Deloitte

Virtually – January 27

Virtually – February 17

Virtually – March 17 

Virtually – April 21

 

2019-20 Season

2018-19 Season

2017-18 Season

2016-17 Season

September
Diane M. Ellis, The Limited

October
Panel: GameStop, Neiman Marcus, AT&T

November
Panel: Centerpoint Consulting, AT&T, Nature Nate’s

January
Sarah Quinlan, MasterCard Advisors

February
Michelle Adams, Marketing Brainology

March
Herb Sorensen, Global Scientific Advisor

April
Lisa Gavales, Things Remembered

2015-16 Season

September
Marvin Ellison, JCPenney

October
Randy Gier, RAVE Restaurant Group, Pizza Inn and Pie Five

November
Ed Lipsett, Nebraska Furniture Mart

January
Tony Bartel, GameStop

February
Ira Kalish, Deloitte

March
Chris Brickman, Sally Beauty

April
Panel: J.Hilburn, Nectarom, The Neiman Marcus Group

2014-15 Season

October
Chuck Rubin, Michael’s Stores

November
Alan Shor, The Retail Connection

January
Ira Kalish, Deloitte

February
Michael Howard, The Army & Air Force Exchange

March
Frank Hamlin, GameStop

April
Ken May, Topgolf