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By: Stacey Walters |
October 7, 2019
University of Pikeville’s Coleman College of Business will host a Speakers and
Leadership Series event on Friday, October 11, at 1 p.m. in Booth Auditorium.
UPIKE alumnus Justin “Juddy” Gordon will serve as the featured guest speaker with
his presentation, “Football, Graduation and Life After Pikeville College
success during his high school football career led him to be awarded an
athletic scholarship to play in Pikeville College’s newly-formed football
program in 2000. He was one of the “Elite Nine” members of the program.
his time on the hill, Gordon was involved in the Baptist Student Union and
served as an ACE peer mentor as well as the college’s mascot, “Pikey the Bear.”
He received his B.B.A. in business management in 2004 from Pikeville
began employment with the Kroger Corporation in Louisville, Ky., in 2005 and
currently serves as the store’s general manager. Over the years, he has
accumulated numerous awards for his service to others.
2006, Gordon initiated and organized the Broadway Christmas Project (BCP) to provide
presents for underprivileged children during the holiday season. Since the
establishment of the BCP, over 700 families have awakened to presents under the
Fortune magazine named Gordon “Hero of the Fortune 500” in
2015 for his passion and continued devotion to the BCP.
campus and the community are cordially invited to attend the October 11 event.
For more information, contact Brenda Maynard, associate professor of business,
at (606) 218-5005 or email@example.com.