Slideshow: Johnson Controls CEO draws big crowd at Power Breakfast
The Business Journal by Mark Kass, Editor-in-ChiefJohnson Controls Inc. chairman and chief executive officer Stephen Roell drew quite a crowd to The Business Journal's Power Breakfast on Dec. 7.
More than 500 Milwaukee-area business executives turned out for the event at The Pfister Hotel to hear Roell talk about the growth plans for the largest public company in the state of Wisconsin. Roell also talked about the company's aggressive plans for China, his concern about the upcoming federal "fiscal cliff" and Johnson Controls' Milwaukee operations.
Read reporter Jeff Engel's coverage of Roell's remarks on our website and watch for extensive coverage in our Dec. 14 issue.
Those in attendance at the event included Milwaukee developer Gary Grunau; Mary Lou Young, president of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee; Mark Williams, managing partner of the Milwaukee office of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP; and Tim Sullivan, former Bucyrus International Inc. chief executive officer and current unpaid consultant for business and work force development for the state.
N.B. Be sure to review the Slideshow of the event, click here.
CMH Pride Point - Note that in the slide show, four of the 13 individuals given prominence are either CMH alums or alum parents, or present CMH board members. (Steve Roell, alum parent of four CMH grads; Bill West, CMH '79, parent of three grads, present and future parent, and present member of the Board; Leon Janssen, parent of two CMH grads and grandfather of two present students and member of CMH Board; my pic is in there and you see part of Dr. Bob Hall's head twice.) Note also that among those noted to have been in attendance is Tim Sullivan, CMH '65.