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Councilman John Akouri, former Washington, DC Press Secretary & Capitol Hill Advisor, is President & CEO of the Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce Launches 'President's Power Lunch' Series

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI)...With the theme: 'Stepping Up, Taking Charge, & Setting An Agenda' as a backdrop, the Lebanese American Chamber of Commerce (LACC) today launched its inaugural President’s ‘Power Lunch’ series, gathering some of the region’s top executives, entrepreneurs and fast-growing young professionals. This highly anticipated series is an extension of the Leadership Luncheon program, which was spearheaded in 2006 by LACC President John Akouri, and features leading business and civic leaders from throughout the country.
In addition to Akouri, luncheon guests included: Andary Real Estate Chairman Fred Andary, Wayne State University Vice-President Harvey Hollins, NAI Farbman/The Farbman Group Chief Operating Officer Michael Kalil, AXA Advisors/The Equitable Group Senior Executive Abe Karam, Kerby, Bailey and Associates Vice-President Bill Kowalski, the LACC General Counsel, Founder, Chairman & CEO of the CMPS® Institute Gibran Nicholas, Executive Vice-President of Paramount Bank Louis J. Peters, Jr., UBS First Vice-President Ron Pruette.
The President’s Power Lunch series is an exclusive meeting designed to create new rules and new avenues for powerful impact in the region and business world. It is about bringing business leaders together to discuss current and future goals while forging tangible relationships that turn networking into substantial gains for Chamber members, associates and the business community. The goals and objectives of the Chamber’s new luncheon series are focused at achieving business objectives well beyond foremost organizations and prime individuals across the nation. These structured business goals are aggressive and participants are part of the power of working together to further deliver the mission and contribute to the overall growth and advancement of the Chamber.
Next month's theme: November 2008: Unleashing Our Entrepreneurial Spirit.

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