Robins Speaker Series

Their titles range from CEO and CFO to authors, publishers, and athletes. Speakers come here to share their captivating stories of the business world -- and everyone is invited.

The Robins School hosts two signature speaker series each academic year: C-Suite Conversations and the Robins Executive Speaker Series. We also partner with Full Disclosure for special live tapings of the popular business podcast. 

These public events are purposefully designed to be simultaneously informative and collegial, bringing together University students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members alike. By fostering a strong sense of community within the halls of the Robins School, these series of installments will exemplify the core elements of our strategic plan and will advance us on our path to providing our students with the best business education in the world.

The Robins Executive Speaker Series and C-Suite Conversations are presented by the Robins School of Business; supported by PNC Bank and ChamberRVA.

2023-24 Speaker Series Guests

Sunny Baweja

Full Disclosure with Sunny Baweja
Chef, Lehja Restaurant | Bio
September 14, 2023

RSB Tower

Robins Executive Speaker Series: Women on Wall Street
Moderator: Kathleen Hughes Bettencourt, Goldman Sachs
Alex Kohnert, UBS
Katie Stockton, Fairlead Strategies
Karen Horn Welch, Spider Management
Guest Bios
September 20, 2023

Kelly Pope

Robins Executive Speaker Series with Kelly Pope
Forensic Accountant & Professor, DePaul University; 
Author of "Fool Me Once" | Bio
October 5, 2023

Steve Inskeep Full Disclosure with Steve Inskeep
Cohost, NPR's Morning Edition;
Author of "Differ We Must" | Bio
October 25, 2023
Rashida Jones Full Disclosure with Rashida Jones
President, MSNBC
November 2, 2023
Pete Buttigieg Full Disclosure with Pete Buttigieg
U.S. Secretary of Transportation
December 1, 2023