As a general and as president, George Washington faced difficult choices. His decisions affect our nation and society to this day. At Plumbing Manufacturers International's CEO Thinking Forum on September 8, CEOs of PMI member companies will have unique opportunity to "Be Washington" as part of a full-day program exploring how Washington integrated strategy, leadership and management to meet daunting challenges.

To be held at the George Washington Leadership Institute at historic Mount Vernon, the forum will take industry leaders inside of Washington's mind and enable them to apply his leadership lessons to their workplaces and business environments. Their personal explorations into Washington's leadership ability will allow them the time to reflect and explore new leadership strategies, understand the qualities of authentic leadership, and gain new insights into how to inspire others.

Designed with the specific challenges facing the plumbing manufacturing industry in mind, this exceptional value for PMI member company leaders will also provide the chance for them to renew relationships and dialogues with their peers. Together, they will learn high-level leadership lessons that will be useful and powerful in the months and years ahead.

CEOs: Be a part of PMI's celebration of Washington's enduring relevance to our nation, our freedoms and our lives!

Top Strategists to Lead PMI CEO Thinking Forum

Dr. Peter Cressy and Heather Soubra have been scheduled to lead the Sept. 8 PMI CEO Thinking Forum at Mount Vernon’s George Washington Leadership Institute.

Dr. Cressy is the director of executive leadership programs at the institute. Having an Ed.D. in organizational development focused on decision making and leadership, he served 28 years in the United States Navy in command and senior staff positions, followed by eight years in higher education as a college president, university chancellor, and tenured professor of management. He later served 16 years as the president and CEO of the Distilled Spirits Council trade association.

A member of the institute’s faculty, Soubra translates George Washington’s approach to leadership strategy into tangible leadership practices for today’s leaders. Her instruction incorporates practical tools and resources that can be used right away. As the former senior vice president, strategic initiatives, at the International Dairy Foods Association, she has experienced firsthand the challenges and opportunities faced by leaders in a complex organization.

If you’re a CEO, president, senior executive, or business owner interested in taking a day among peers to explore fresh perspectives on leadership, strategy, and the keys to driving change, sign up for the VIP list to receive the latest details about PMI’s CEO Thinking Forum!

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