Simpson Speaker Series

Insights on Leadership

Continuing & Graduate programs hosts the Simpson Speaker Series featuring prominent local and regional leaders. Unless otherwise noted, events take place at the West Des Moines campus, located at 1415 28th Street, Suite 250, West Des Moines.

The theme is “Insights on Leadership." All events are free and open to the public. Please mark your calendars and join us for a wonderful lineup of speakers. RSVP to 515-309-3099.

5:30pm-6:00pm - Refreshments and beverages served 
6:00pm-7:00pm - Featured speaker(s)


Tuesday, October 28, 2014 -  James Autry and Sally Pederson.

James Autry and Sally Pederson

Autry is the former president of Meredith Corporation and the author of several books including The Servant Leader and Choosing Gratitude. Pederson held the position of Iowa's Lieutenant Governor from 1999 to 2007 and helped found The Homestead, which provides innovative solutions for autism.

This event will be held in conjunction with the Grand Opening of Simpson's new Ankeny campus at Prairie Trail. The address is 1450 SW Vintage Parkway, Ankeny, IA 50023. For more information, or to RSVP, please call us at 515-309-3099.

Autry and Pederson book cover

By James Autry and Sally Pederson