General Body Meeting – Sept 9th – The Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel – 5:30 PM

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The first General Body Meeting of the 2014-2015 NSBE Birmingham Service Year will be held on September 9, 2014.  The meeting will be hosted at The Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel  located at 1000 Riverchase Galleria, Birmingham, AL 35244 starting at 5:30 PM.

The speaker for the evening with be Dr. Lakami Baker.  Dr. Baker will be presenting on the topic of Entrepreneurship.

Dr. LaKami Baker

Dr. LaKami Baker

Dr. LaKami Baker is an Associate Professor at Auburn University and teaches strategic management and entrepreneurship.  Dr. Baker and has served as a faculty member of the school since 2008. Prior to joining Auburn University, Dr. Baker was a faculty member of Mississippi State University.  In addition to Dr. Baker’s career in academia, she also has 11 years of experience as an engineer and product marketer with 3M.  While working for 3M she was certified by the Product Development and Management Association as a New Product Development Professional.
Dr. Baker is a member of the Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, Southern Management Association and the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.  Her work has been published in top journals such as Academy of Management Journal, The Leadership Quarterly and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. She has served as an ad-hoc reviewer for the Journal of Management and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.  Dr. Baker’s distinguish work earned her the Academy of Management Journal 2007 Best Paper Award.