Phoenix: Leadership Symposium
Thursday, April 7, 2016, 4:45 pm to 8:00 pm
UA Health Sciences Education Building B108
435 N 5th St
Phoenix, AZ 85004


Hosted by Eller MBA Alumni Club and Phoenix ZonaCats

This bi-annual leadership symposium will address the hottest topics in the world of leadership and keep you connected to UA and alumni.

  •     4:45 p.m.: Voluntary tour of UA Phoenix Medical Campus
  •     5:30 p.m.: Leadership presentation by Lee Patterson and Joe Carella

Lee Patterson works as a financial adviser at Northwestern Mutual, and his passion for educating people about finances includes all types of education. He tutors children in third through eighth grades in math, acting as a positive role model. “I try to help them realize the importance of education,” Patterson says. He attended the University of Arizona, where he played football. He also has volunteered with organizations that support children who are ill, including Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

Joe Carella is the managing director of Eller Executive Education. Joe has over 15 years of experience in helping executives and corporations in managing change and developing successful business strategies. In his current role, Joe designs, develops and delivers customized executive education programs. Joe is also a member of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Board where his role is to advise the chamber on Phoenix Forward.

  •     6:30 p.m.: Networking reception including refreshments and light appetizers

Ticket cost is $10 for UAAA members and $15 for non-members.   

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Scott Sandell at