Great Ideas Event Series

Great Ideas

 

Presents: John Roach

Host: Robert Francis, Editor, Fort Worth Business Press

We are excited to kick off the Great Ideas event series with Fort Worth business legend and leader John Roach. With support from Pinnacle Bank, this will be a night for those with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Great Ideas is an event series consisting of fireside chats with thought leaders, business leaders, and visionaries that explore the pathways of ideas, and what makes them great.

Join us as Robert Francis explores the evolution of entrepreneurship as seen through the eyes of Fort Worth retail legend John Roach.

Look below for a list of Mr. Roach’s amazing list of awards.

 

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: 600 E Rosedale St. Fort Worth, TX 76104

Agenda: Fireside chat with John Roach, networking, appetizers and drinks

Tickets: $25 (order now, limited seating)

Event Sponsor: Pinnacle Bank

 

Great Ideas: John Roach

 

John Roach Awards

  • FINANCIAL WORLD’s Chief Executive Officer of the Year – 1981
  • Sales and Marketing Executives’ Fort Worth Salesman of the Year – 1981
  • Central New England College – Honorary Degree – Doctor of Business Enterprise
  • B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation League’s Man of the Year Award – 1983
  • Sigma Chi Fraternity – Significant Sig Award – 1983
  • Texas Christian University’s Distinguished Alumnus Award – 1984
  • Distinguished Graduate Achievement Award – Junior Achievement Inc. – 1984
  • People of Vision Award – Society for Prevention of Blindness – 1984
  • Brotherhood Citation Award – National Conference of Christian and Jews – 1984
  • Georgetown University’s Business Leader of the Year – 1987
  • Award of Honor, National School Public Relations Association – 1988
  • FORBES Magazine Award – Business Speaker of the Year – 1988
  • Executive of the Year – Fort Worth Business Hall of Fame – 1988
  • Engineering Hall of Achievement, University of Texas at Arlington – 1989
  • CEO of the Decade in Specialty Retailing – FINANCIAL WORLD – 1989
  • UTA College of Business – Distinguished Business Leadership – 1989
  • Horatio Alger Award – 1990
  • Sales and Marketing Executives International – Tops in Marketing – 1990
  • SIFE/Students In Free Enterprise, America’s Free Enterprise Legend Award – 1992
  • Southwestern Adventist College, Honorary Doctor of Law Degree – 1992
  • Southwest CEO Council Distinguished Achievement – 1992
  • Electronics Industries Association – Medal of Honor – 1993
  • Inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame – 1994
  • Texas Christian University’s Royal Purple Award – 1997
  • Arts and Business Connection Partners Luncheon Honoree
  • TWICE Magazine Distinguished Achievement Award – 1999
  • American Heart Association Honoree – 1999
  • Freedom Foundation of Valley Forge Next Millennium Honor Roll – 1999
  • Boy Scouts Distinguished Citizens Award – 1999
  • Golden Deeds Fort Worth’s Outstanding Citizen – 2000
  • Outstanding Private University Trustee, Association of Governing Boards – 2001
  • Outstanding TCU Sigma Chi –First 50 Years, 2005
  • Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame 2006
  • Sigma Chi Fraternity – Hall of Fame 2007
  • AFP – Philanthropist of the Year Tarrant County – 2012

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