FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Mar 6, 2007 #026
Contact: Nick Barron
Bernard Milano featured as Bloch Executive Leadership Speaker
J. Milano, president of the KPMG
, will present “What Business Needs from Higher Education” as
part of the Bloch
Leadership Speaker Series
presentation is at 4:30 p.m. on March 8, in the Linda Hall Library auditorium, 5109 Cherry Street,
in Kansas City,
Mo. The event and parking is free, but seating is limited. RSVP through Jill
Stempleman at 816-235-2370 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to being president of KPMG, Milano
is also a trustee of the KPMG Disaster Relief Fund. He graduated from Temple University
with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and started his career with KPMG in the
audit practice of the Philadelphia
office. In 1975, he transferred to KPMG’s executive office. Prior to his
current roles as president of the KPMG Foundation and the KPMG Disaster Relief
Fund, he held positions of increasing responsibility including National Partner
in Charge of University Relations and National Partner in Charge of Human
also served on President George Bush’s Board of Advisers on Historically Black
Colleges and Universities, on the Board of Directors for Students in Free
Enterprise (SIFE) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership
Milano’s topic is very timely and appropriate for Kansas City, especially in
light of the recent report ‘Time to Get It Right: A Strategy for Higher
Education in Kansas City,’ which set forth a series of challenges in higher
education for the city,” O. Homer Erekson, dean of the Bloch School, said.
Bloch School of Business and Public Administration at UMKC is Kansas City’s only institution
fully-accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
(AACSB) and the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and
Administration (NASPAA). The Bloch
School is home to
nationally renowned faculty and research centers as well as cutting-edge
curricula in entrepreneurship, financial services, leadership, accounting,
urban affairs and non-profit management.
The Bloch School offers degree programs at the
undergraduate, graduate, EMBA, and PhD levels.
The Bloch Executive Leadership Speaker Series is one way in which Bloch
strives to identify thought leaders who work at the leading edge of business
and civic life and connect them with Kansas
University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), one of four University of Missouri
campuses, is a public university serving more than 14,000 undergraduate,
graduate and professional students. UMKC engages with the community and
economy based on a three-part mission: visual and performing arts, health
sciences, and urban affairs.
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