Submitted by Aurora University

Four Chicago-area business and nonprofit executives will share leadership strategies at "Connecting Today's Leaders with the Future Leaders of Tomorrow," a free, public panel discussion at 6 p.m. Monday, April 8, at Aurora University's Crimi Auditorium, 407 S. Calumet Ave., Aurora.

The second annual panel is co-sponsored by the Dunham School of Business Vernon Haase Speaker Series and Dunham Scholars program for student business majors at AU.

Speakers scheduled are: Elton Richards, regional distribution operations manager, ComEd unit of Chicago-based Exelon Co.; Suzanne Baugher, director, Talent Acquisition, Veolia Transportation; Ray Doherty, regional sales director, Travelers Personal Insurance; and Michael Meyer, chief executive officer, Fox Valley United Way in Aurora.

Shawn Green, professor of marketing and Vernon Haase Chaired Professor of Business said, "Engage with organizational leaders from business and not-for-profit settings and gain a deeper understanding of how effective leadership practices lead to sustained, reliable organizations that serve the varying needs of numerous clients, customers and employees alike.

For more information call Green at (630) 844-5527 or Professor Ileana Brooks at (630) 844-4892.