Distinguished Speaker Series features VP of Kellogg Company
Ron Dissinger, senior vice president and chief financial officer of the Kellogg Company, spoke to students on Thursday, Oct. 19, as part of the E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration’s Distinguished Speaker Series. Dissinger has held this position since 2010 and is also a member of the company’s global leadership team. He joined Kellogg in 1987 as a supervisor in general accounting for the Mrs. Smith’s subsidiary and has since held several managerial and leadership positions within the company such as finance controller, director of corporate financial reporting, assistant controller and many others. Dissinger received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania.
The series, which was formed in 2014, showcases business professionals who are nationally and internationally known and respected leaders in their fields. The purpose of the series it to connect the CCU academic community with highly regarded and successful business leaders, and to strengthen the relationship between the Wall College of Business and the business community.
Past speakers include Robert Bagby, retired chairman and CEO of A.G. Edwards Inc.; Sandra Brittain, global head of Citi Holdings Program Management Office; Suzanne Evans, NY Times best-selling author and owner of Suzanne Evans Coaching LLC; Bill Gerber, retired CFO of TD Ameritrade; Richard Pilosof ’83, managing partner/CEO/head of risk for RP Investment Advisors; Stephen Moore, economist for the Heritage Group; Jeremy Samatas ’98, president of Seneca Management; XY Sun, President/CEO of Wellman Advanced Materials; and Paul Singh, venture capitalist and publisher for Results Junkies.