Leadership Conference 2012 - Quakers in Business Panel 1: Doing Well/Doing Good


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Jennie Isbell (moderator)

Norval Reece is an international cable television entrepreneur, former Pennsylvania Secretary of Commerce, and former clerk of Newtown Friends Meeting (PA). He is on the boards of Haverford College Corporation, Earlham School of Religion, Friends Fiduciary Corporation, and a graduate of DePauw University and Yale Divinity School.

N. Chiyo Moriuchi is a life-long Friend with 30 years experience in investment management, real estate, and banking in the United States and Asia. She is committed to the vitality of Quakerism and Quaker institutions and wishes to let her life speak by finding business solutions in support of the common good. She is a graduate of Moorestown Friends School, Mount Holyoke College and Columbia University's Graduate School of Business. She is an active member of her Friends Meeting in Newtown, PA (Bucks Quarter, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting) where she resides with her husband and two children.

Bill Quigg is the President of Richmond Baking Company. A Richmond native and Richmond High School graduate, Quigg earned a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources and a Master's in Business Administration from Miami University in Oxford, OH.

John D. Spears is a managing director of Tweedy, Browne Company LLC, a New York City based investment management and brokerage firm, which he joined in 1974, and became a general partner one year later at age 26. Tweedy Browne manages approximately $11.4 billion of portfolio assets for individuals, charities, college endowments and pension plans through separate portfolios and two mutual funds, Tweedy, Browne Global Value Fund and Tweedy, Browne American Value Fund. John studied at the Babson Institute of Business Administration, Drexel Institute of Technology and the University of Pennsylvania — The Wharton School. John began attending Princeton Quaker Meeting in the late 1970’s and became a member of Princeton Monthly Meeting in 1986. He has served on the Overseers Committee at Princeton Meeting, and has also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Mercer Street Friends Center, a Quaker-affiliated charity that serves poor people in the inner-city of Trenton, New Jersey. He have been a telecommuter for almost seventeen years, and divides his time between homes in Florida and New Jersey and Tweedy, Browne’s office in New York.

Jim Perkins is a semi-retired farmer, rancher, as well as an entrepreneur focusing on wind energy and crude oil and natural gas production in the Flint Hills of southeast Kansas. Jim graduated from Kansas State University with a BS in Agricultural Economics. He has spent 35 years on the board of trustees of Friends University, Wichita, KS, including seven years as chair. One of the founding members and current board member of Wichita Friends School, a pre-k3-6th grade school in Wichita, KS, Jim enjoys fundraising for schools and organizations.

Event Date: 
08/11/2012 (All day)