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Pennsylvania Business Icon to Visit SU

March 13, 2008
SELINSGROVE, (Pa.) – Susquehanna University’s Sigmund Weis School of Business will present an interview discussion March 19 with George Parmer, president and chief executive officer of Fine Line Homes. The talk begins at 7:30 p.m. in Faylor Auditorium of Fisher Hall. Limited seating is available to the public at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis.

Parmer will be interviewed by John Resnick, creator and host of the nationally syndicated radio program, Legends of Success. Resnick strongly believes it is vital to foster the entrepreneurial spirit of students and young people by providing them with astute role models.

In addition to Fine Line Homes, Parmer serves at the helm of various other companies, including Payco Building Supplies, Western Pacific Mutual Insurance Co., Preferred Builders Warranty Corp. and Eastern Development and Planning Inc.

The program at Susquehanna will follow the interview format of the radio program, with Parmer sharing his personal stories of overcoming obstacles and setbacks on his journey to building his enterprises. His discussion will also include thoughts on the moral and ethical obligation to give back and help others. An open question and answer period will follow the formal interview.

Debuting in 2002 on a single station in Harrisburg, Pa., Legends of Success is now syndicated on more than 80 affiliates and 58 digital cable television systems (audio channels) in the United States. Former guests on Resnick's show include Jack Welch of General Electric; Jon Huntsman, founder and chairman of Huntsman Corporation; Steve Forbes, president and CEO of Forbes Inc.; Howard Schultz, chairman of Starbucks; Evelyn H. Lauder, senior corporate vice president of The Estee Lauder Companies; and publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst III.

Contact: Gerald Cohen


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