The David B. Orser Executive Scholar Program is a lecture series of the Montana State University-Bozeman College of Business. The program is designed to bring speakers to the Bozeman campus who are dedicated to excellence and have a proven record of achievement. The speakers selected meet the criteria to provide a means that will give the students information that work towards a goal of excellence in undergraduate business education, as well as to inspire and motivate them. This spring, two guest speakers have been arranged. The lectures are free of charge and are open to all students, faculty, staff and the general public.

The first lecture will take place on March 5. John B. Goodrich, a nationally prominent attorney specializing in the fields of corporate, securities, partnership and tax law, will share his insights on entrepreneurship and opportunities in today s economy. He has a distinguished background in representations of new companies in formation, private and public financing, and organizational matters for early stage and mature companies, mergers and acquisitions. He represents publicly and privately held companies in a diverse array of industries and serves on a number of major corporation boards. The lecture will be held at 4:10 p.m. in room 108 Reid Hall on the MSU-Bozeman campus.

The second speaker will be Luther King, founder and president of Luther King Capital Management. King will speak on April 8 on the future of investments in an economy marked by volatility, high profile failures and uncertain investor confidence. He has an impressive national reputation as a Chartered Financial Analyst, sits on the board of several privately held interests and is the immediate past chairman of the Investment Counsel Association of America. Luther King Capital Management is located in Fort Worth, Texas. This lecture will be held at 4:10 p.m. in the MSU-Bozeman Student Union Building, ballroom D.

For more information contact Dave Foster, adjunct instructor of management, 994-1776.