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May Tuesday Topics - Dr. Tony Zeiss Previous Executive Director of The Museum of the Bible.

  • 21 May 2019
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Covenant Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall


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TUESDAY TOPICS MAY: Dr. Tony Zeiss, Board Member, John M. Belk Endowment, Previous Executive Director of The Museum of the Bible.

TOPIC: Museum of the Bible

Executive Director, Coca-Cola Conslidated’s t-factor Initiative – A national innovative training program that helps CEOs transform their workplaces into faith-centered, servant-centered, and purpose driven cultures.

Executive Director, Museum of the Bible - an innovative, global, educational institution, whose purpose is to invite all people to engage with the history, the impact, and the narrative of the Bible. The MOTB is currently under development near the National Mall in Washington, DC.

President Emeritus of Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, North Carolina

Dr. Zeiss holds a Doctorate in Community College Administration from Nova University, a Master’s degree in Speech (Radio and Television), and a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Education from Indiana State University. 

In 1992, he became the third president of Central Piedmont Community College (“CPCC”), serving approximately 70,000 students per year.  During his tenure, the college grew from one campus to six and was recognized as a national leader in Workforce Development.   Dr. Zeiss has authored or co-authored several books on economic development, adult literacy, national workforce development and American History.  His most recent publications include four books on creating high-performance employees and a novel on the Revolutionary War.

Dr. Zeiss is a professional speaker and a frequent keynoter on resource development, workforce development, leadership, and career development.

Dr. Zeiss is past Chair of the Board of the American Association of Community Colleges, past Board Chair for the League for Innovation, and was the Association of Community College Trustees’ National CEO of the year for 2004-2005. 

Dr. Zeiss served eight years on the board of the Zig Ziglar Corporation, four years on a Colorado Bank board, is the Board Chair of the Charlotte (NC) Novant Healthcare Southern Piedmont Region, and leads a twenty-nine county Global Economic Initiative for the Charlotte, NC, region.

Dr. Zeiss became the first Executive Director of the Museum of the Bible on January 1, 2017.  He is now a consultant living in Charlotte, NC.

Dr. Zeiss and his wife, Beth, have two sons, a daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren.

Please join your friends from the Business Leaders of Charlotte on the third Tuesday of every month minus December and a short summer hiatus. You will enjoy local leaders of the Charlotte community and have the opportunity to ask direct questions. Past speakers have included Peter Gorman, Anthony Foxx, Jennifer Roberts, Chief Monroe, Chief Putney, Sue Myrick, Danny Morrison, and Sheriff Carmichael. 

Covenant Presbyterian Church | Fellowship Hall
1000 East Morehead Street 
Charlotte, NC 28204

Come network, eat lunch and then listen to one of Charlotte's people of impact.


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