The Center for Leadership at Florida International University Leadership Lectures Series
Tuesday, February 27, 2013, 2:00 pm
Florida International University, MMC Campus
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, Florida 33199
The Center for Leadership at Florida International University is pleased to announce that Major General David C. Garza, Former United States Marine, will be the keynote speaker of their next Leadership Lectures series. Garza will deliver a public lecture on â€œMilitary Leadership Fundamentals To Help You Lead Your Ship,â€ where he will offer insights from his years in various leadership roles, which have contributed to his very illustrious career. The lecture, which is part of the Centerâ€™s The Leadership Lectures series, is free and open to the public.
Garza has spent over 38 years in military service as both a USAF enlisted engineer and a Marine Corps Infantry Officer. Over the past 34 years he has served in a variety of staff and command assignments in the Marine Corps, Joint Staffs, and in Coalition Combat Operations in Afghanistan. Throughout his career Garza applied the military leadership fundamentals to build highly efficient organizations from recruiting duty, to command billets and counter insurgency operations, to senior level staffs such as the Inspector General of the Marine Corps. During this time he gained extensive international experience serving in Latin America and the Middle East working with U.S. military services, local communities, government agencies, allied forces, and civilian relief organizations.
The Leadership Lectures series, presented by Mercantil Commercebank, features world-class, accomplished and influential leaders with expertise ranging from business and philanthropy to public service and academic research. The main goal of the series is to allow the South Florida community to have access to the expertise, advice and best practices of some the world’s foremost leadership minds.