Northeastern University–Charlotte kicks off 7th Annual Local Leaders Global Impact series with Wells Fargo’s Kendall Alley on sports and leadership


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (September 6, 2018) – Northeastern University–Charlotte today announced  that its first Local Leaders, Global Impact (LLGI)  event  of the 2018-2019 season, taking place September 26 from 7:30-9AM, will feature Wells Fargo Regional President, Kendall Alley.  With a theme of Sports & Leadership, Alley’s talk is titled “Everything I Know about Leadership I Learned from Sports.”

Currently Chair of the Charlotte Chamber and wide receiver for Clemson Football’s 1981 National Championship team, Alley will share leadership lessons he learned from great coaches.  From recruiting to understanding the power of your positon, he will discuss the important role sports play in creating leaders on and off the field.

Kendall Alley
Regional President, Wells Fargo

Now in its 7th year, the LLGI series pairs local leaders with relevant Northeastern faculty.  The September Sports & Leadership event, hosted by Northeastern University–Charlotte’s CEO and Regional Dean, Dr. Cheryl Richards, will include remarks by Dr. Robert Pryor, faculty lead of Northeastern’s Master of Sports Leadership Program.

The practice-oriented Master of Sports Leadership is structured to accommodate mid-career athletic administrators and coaches as well as individuals seeking to prepare for careers in the sports industry.

Developed in collaboration with Northeastern University’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society, the Master of Sports Leadership prepares you for a variety of sport-related occupations—whether it’s working with a professional or intercollegiate sports team, with a fitness club or wellness organization, or in marketing, communication, or sports management.

The September 26 event begins at 7:30AM with networking/light breakfast and the program begins at 8AM. While free to attend, space is limited so attendees must register here

Northeastern University is a top-tier private research university that provides high-demand graduate programs aligned with the needs of industry in region and around the globe.   The Charlotte campus, the University’s first expansion outside of Boston, opened in October 2011.  Since then, it has grown from eight master’s degrees to more than 50 bachelors and graduate degrees, as well as certificate programs. The Northeastern network also includes campuses and hubs in Seattle, Silicon Valley/San Francisco, and Toronto.  For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Charlotte_NU


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