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President, CEO of Holiday World next Scott College of Business Leader In Action

March 17, 2015

Event Details

April 8, 2015

Starts at: 11:30 am

Ends at: 1:30 pm

Where: Magna Carta Room (courtroom), Scott College of Business

Maria Greninger

Matt Eckert, President and CEO of Holiday World & Splashin' Safari and a 1996 graduate of Indiana State in accounting and insurance and risk management, will be visiting the Scott College of Business as the next Leader In Action April 6-8.

Eckert has been with Holiday World, which employs more than 2,000 people, for more than 15 years. The organization has been recognized as a world leader in the industry. Prior to joining Holiday World, Eckert was a senior auditor with Arthur Andersen in Indianapolis. He serves on the Dean's Executive Council for the Scott College of Business and is a Certified Public Accountant.

As part of his multi-day visit, Eckert will be engaging Scott College students and the community on a range of topics in marketing, management and accounting. The theme for his free Campus and Community Luncheon is "Tourism in Indiana: A Wild Ride."During his stay in Terre Haute, Eckert also will be speaking to the South Rotary Club at the Holiday Inn on Tuesday, April 7, at noon. He also will speak to a variety of classes, meet with student organizations and will host roundtables with student groups.

To get more information or to register for the free Campus and Community Luncheon (space is limited) on Wednesday, April 8, please visit our Leader In Action web site at or contact Maria Greninger, Director of External Relations for the Scott College, at (812) 237-4357.



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