Jason Silvers, a managing director in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs & Co., will be the featured speaker at Radford University’s Global Capitalism Distinguished Speaker Series on Nov. 3.
The series is sponsored by BB&T and has previously hosted BB&T Chairman and CEO John Allison, Ingersoll Rand strategy and innovation vice president Jason Bingham and Marketing Associates senior statistician and analytic development lead Keith Shields.
Here’s a news release from Radford University’s website:
A managing director in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs & Co. will be the featured speaker at Radford University’s Global Capitalism Distinguished Speaker Series, sponsored by BB&T, at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 3 in the Hurlburt Student Center Auditorium.
Jason E. Silvers, who holds an M.D. from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a J.D. from Yale Law School, is a member of both the health care and the mergers and acquisitions groups at Goldman Sachs. He joined the company in 2002 and served as business unit manager for its health care group in 2005. Silvers is also a trustee for FEGS Health and Human Services System, one of the largest and most diversified not-for-profit health and human services organizations in the United States.
“The Radford University community has a great opportunity to learn from a distinguished business leader active in an industry of great concern to us as individuals and as a nation,” said Dean Faye W. Gilbert of the College of Business and Economics (COBE). “It will be enlightening and inspiring to hear Dr. Silvers’ insights on the financial and health care industries.”
The Global Capitalism Distinguished Speaker Series is an ongoing project between BB&T and COBE to stimulate thought and discussion about capitalism, the tenets of free enterprise and the best practices of successful organizations.
Silvers will be the fourth in the Global Capitalism Distinguished Speaker Series. In 2010, former BB&T Chairman and CEO John Allison spoke on principled leadership and the causes and consequences of the 2008 financial crisis. Jason Bingham, vice president of strategy and innovation for Ingersoll Rand, spoke at the series’ first Roanoke event in March 2011. In the series’ inaugural presentation in 2009, Keith Shields, senior statistician and analytic development lead for Marketing Associates in Detroit, reflected on his experience managing the credit portfolios of Ford Motor Credit Co. and Credit Assistance Corp.
Free tickets for the event are available by calling the COBE office at (540) 831-5382. Silvers will also join the COBE Advisory Council, leadership team and guests at a luncheon on campus for COBE students and alumni at noon on Nov. 3 in the Muse Banquet Room.