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[Nationwide] C. E. WALLACE & Franchising Panel
C. Everett Wallace Moderates Franchising Panel at the African American Business Summit 2005
C. Everett Wallace will moderate dynamic franchising panel at the African American Business Summit 2005
Los Angeles, CA, June 14, 2005 --(PR.COM)-- C. Everett Wallace, Director of National Minority Franchising Institute, will moderate a panel of franchising experts which include Brian Parker, Vice President of Emerging Markets and Business Development of Choice Hotels and Anthony Padulo, Director - Franchise Development for BP/Arco at the Wells Fargo sponsored African American Business Summit 2005. Themed BUSINESS REDEFINED: An Extraordinary Experience for Exceptional Business People, this four-day event is scheduled June 23rd - 26th at the Westin Mission Hills Resort and Spa in Rancho Mirage (Palm Springs), California.
Wallace is a nationally recognized expert in the areas of franchise development, finance and community economic development. Over the past decade, he has been instrumental in establishing a number of the nationís largest minority businesses in the areas of franchising and distribution. He has successfully developed national programs, initiatives and tools using franchise systems as a tool to build wealth and revitalize underserved communities. He is a highly requested public speaker and has written articles for national publications on franchising, business formation, finance and economic development.
Mr. Wallace received his JD with honors in Taxation and Corporate Law from Northwestern University. He completed his formal legal education in the LLM Program at the University of Chicago School of Law. He has served in a number of U.S. government positions, including General Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Senior Legislative Assistant to the U.S. Senate Majority Leader and Chief of Staff for the Department of Health and Human Services. As President of Wallace Enterprises International, his clients included the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, G.E. Capital, National Bankers Association, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, the National Congress for Community Economic Development and the International Franchising Association.
For registration and more information regarding the African American Business Summit 2005, please visit www.aabs2005.com or call (323) 299-6000.