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Springfield Technical Community College

April 3, 2013

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“Not Just Business as Usual”

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013, the D2C Tour was delighted and honored to stop at Springfield Technical Community College (STCC), Springfield, MA. The event, the centerpiece of STCC’s “Not Just Business As Usual” annual event, engaged local students and professors representing various academic disciplines as well as an impressive group of influential business executives. D2C’s industry experts discussed a wide range of relevant topics, such as persistence, facing adversity, and how to achieve success through hard work and dedication to yourself and your community.

The event was hosted by the Springfield Technical Community College Diversity Foundation to kick off its “Not Just Business As Usual” annual summit.

 

Moderator:

M. Quentin Williams, Esq., Founder & Chairman, D2C Tour; Chairman & CEO, The Butler Lappert Williams Firm, PC and Williams Media and Marketing Group, LLC

Panelists:

  • Ed Fantegrossi, CEO, GEOgraphic Network Affiliates International; Chair and CEO, EDCO/TellAlf
  • Ed Foster-Simeon, President & CEO, U.S. Soccer Foundation
  • Lee Hawkins, Staff Reporter & Host, The Business of Celebrity with Lee Hawkins, The Wall Street Journal
  • Angel Laws, Creator & Editor, Concrete Loop
  • Octavius “Ted” Reid IIISenior Vice President, Wealth Advisor, Sports & Entertainment Director,  Morgan Stanley

 

Comments:

“American youth need desperately to be inspired. They need positive role models to serve as compasses. D2C is a perfect such forum.”

~ Michael J. Suzor, M.A., M.Ed., Assistant to the President

Springfield Technical Community College

 

“It is both an educational and motivational presentation given by an outstanding professional panel and moderator. It will be an event all attendees will benefit from and one they will always remember.”

~ Elaine Villani, D2C Participant

 

After graduating from college with a diploma, two internships and over 5+ years of working in my chosen field, the D2C tour was the most valuable information I have received—ever.  All students/grads and young professionals must check this event out! Don’t miss out on this.”

~ Felicia Mancini, D2C Participant

 

Photo above: D2C Industry Experts, D2C Team and STCC Team at April 3, 2013, event.

Additional photos courtesy of Joyce Skowyra Photography.

 

View event photo gallery below. View event videos at D2C’s online video gallery.

Ed Fantegrossi & Kamari Collins, Director of Academic Affairs, STCC D2C & STCC Participants Ed Fantegrossi, STCC Welcome Breakfast Ed Foster-Simeon, STCC Welcome Breakfast Lee Hawkins, STCC Welcome Breakfast STCC President Ira Rubenzahl with Ed Fantegrossi, Welcome Breakfast D2C Industry Expert Octavius "Ted" Reid III D2C Industry Expert Ed Foster-Simeon Bob LePage, VP, STCC Diversity Foundation, introducing D2C VP, STCC Diversity Foundation, Bob LePage introducing D2C STCC President Ira Rubenzahl introducing D2C Hector Toledo, Chairman, STCC Board of Trustees introducing D2C D2C Founder M. Quentin Williams D2C at STCC D2C at STCC D2C Industry Expert Octavius "Ted" Reid III D2C Industry Expert Angel Laws An eager audience participates in the discussion D2C Industry Expert Lee Hawkins D2C Industry Expert Ed Fantegrossi STCC Team enjoying the event D2C Founder M. Quentin Williams takes questions from the audience STCC student poses a great question to the Panel D2C Panel of Industry Experts D2C Founder M. Quentin Williams with Industry Experts Ed Fantegrossi & Octavius "Ted" Reid III D2C Founder M. Quentin Williams & D2C Industry Experts Dr. Myra Smith with Panel of Industry Experts D2C Team, Industry Experts & STCC Team Industry Expert Lee Hawkins with STCC student Industry Expert Ed Fantegrossi with STCC Team Ed Fantegrossi, Dr. Myra Smith & Hector Toledo, Chairman, STCC Board of Trustees D2C Industry Experts STCC President Ira Rubenzahl introducing Industry Experts Panel from the audience perspective Industry Expert Lee Hawkins with STCC student D2C Founder M. Quentin Williams with STCC student Industry Expert Ed Fantegrossi with STCC President Industry Expert Octavius "Ted" Reid III with STCC student STCC students with Industry Expert Angel Laws STCC students with Industry Expert Ed Foster-Simeon STCC students with Industry Expert  Ed Foster-Simeon STCC students with Industry Expert Ed Fantegrossi Director of Student Support Services Roosevelt Charles with STCC student A standing ovation at STCC Industry Expert Ed Fantegrossi with STCC President Ira Rubenzahl (Photo Courtesy of Joyce Skowyra) Industry Expert Lee Hawkins with STCC student (Photo Courtesy of Joyce Skowyra) Dr. Myra Smith, M. Quentin Williams & Fran Clinton (Photo Courtesy of Joyce Skowyra) D2C's Laura Schultz Holden & Kristine Scotto (Photo Courtesy of Joyce Skowyra) Kamari Collins & STCC's Joan Thomas with Lee Hawkins (Photo Courtesy of Joan Skowyra) Lee Hawkins with Roosevelt Charles (Photo Courtesy of Joyce Skowyra)
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Industry Expert Ed Fantegrossi with STCC President Ira Rubenzahl (Photo Courtesy of Joyce Skowyra)

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Springfield Tech (STCC)
Springfield, MA United States + Google Map

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