Kevin Trapani, president and CEO of The Redwoods Group, will discuss "Shared Values, Class Warfare and Social Responsibility" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 5 in the IMPACT Speaker Series.
Trapani's lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in LeCraw Auditorium of the College of Management building (800 West Peachtree Street).
Organized by Georgia Tech's Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship, the weekly IMPACT Speaker Series brings notable business executives, high-tech entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and intellectual leaders to the College.
Trapani's organization, The Redwoods Group, is an insurance provider dedicated to protecting YMCAs, Jewish Community Centers, and nonprofit resident camps around the nation. Trapani also is president of The Redwoods Group Foundation.
Prior to forming The Redwoods Group in 1997, Trapani was executive vice president of Burlington Insurance Group, senior vice president and chief underwriting officer of Coregis Insurance Group and held senior leadership positions at Great American Insurance Companies and the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. Trapani also started the first statewide health maintenance organization in New Jersey.
During fall 2011, other speakers in the IMPACT series will include Bill Rogers, president and CEO of SunTrust Banks; and Paul Raines, CEO of Gamestop. For the full lineup, visit the IMPACT Website.