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Unleashing the Power of People

Jun 16, 2020 07:30AM to Jun 16, 2020 10:30AM
Spooky Nook Sports, 2913 Spooky Nook Road, Manheim, PA 17545

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Attend to hear Bryant Ambelang present “Does Free Enterprise Naturally Develop Virtuous Human Beings?” He will discuss his leadership experiences and business practices as CEO & President of NatureSweet Tomatoes, the largest greenhouse producer of tomatoes in the world. His presentation will focus on NatureSweet’s unconventional business model, Unleashing the Power of People, which is transforming its people, the agricultural industry, and potentially a country. In his talk, Bryant will also discuss his involvement in Pearl Brewery and how the former brewery's transformation revitalized southern Midtown and northern Downtown San Antonio. Following his keynote, Bryant will facilitate a panel discussion with local business leaders from Atomic Design, Spooky Nook Sports, and Four Seasons Produce. The panelists will share their own efforts in utilizing free enterprise to enrich the lives of their employees and bring greater prosperity to surrounding communities.

Lydia Henry, COO, Atomic Design
Sam Beiler, Founder & CEO, Spooky Nook Sports
Nelson Longenecker, VP Business Innovation at Four Seasons Produce


7:30 am Breakfast/Networking
8:00 am Welcome/Sponsor comments
8:15 am Keynote presentation
9:15 am Panel facilitated by Bryant Ambelang
10:00 am Audience Q&A
10:25 am Closing comments
10:30 am Program concludes

Meet the Presenter:

Bryant Ambelang is CEO of Silver Ventures, a company whose vision is to continuously transform San Antonio, TX through repeatedly reinventing the shared experience of food and learning. Examples of investments made by Silver Ventures in San Antonio include Pearl Brewery and Hotel Emma.

Prior to his role at Silver Ventures, Bryant was President and CEO of NatureSweet Brands, LTD., the largest greenhouse producer of the best tasting tomatoes in the world, under such brands as Cherubs®, Comets™, Constellation™ & Glorys®. Operating seven facilities, six in Mexico and one in the U.S. NatureSweet is focused on “Being the groundbreaking leader of the fresh produce industry driven through Unleashing the Power of People”. Bryant continues to serve NatureSweet as Executive Chairman.

Prior to joining NatureSweet, Bryant began his career in the consumer-packaged goods industry holding various positions at Kellogg’s and Pace Foods. Bryant is a graduate from the University of Texas at Dallas and holds an MBA from the University of Denver.

Bryant is most proud of being a husband for nearly 30 years and father to 5 amazing children.


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