Presentations for Professional Audiences

John Knapp - CFCBET Conference

The Mann Center provides programs for community, business and professional audiences, addressing a variety of topics in ethics and leadership. These presentations are most often given by Dr. John Knapp, the center’s director. He has spoken to dozens of organizations including The Conference Board, National Urban League, Association for the Accreditation of Collegiate Schools of Business, Public Relations Society of America, National Investor Relations Institute, Travel Industry Association, U.S. Federal Reserve System, Georgia Business Forum, and Association of Internal Auditors, among others.


"Clearly, your message hit a home run in our industry."

"Got to the heart of the matter – very relevant."

"Very well done—thought-provoking!"

"An excellent speaker and his survey helped emphasize some of the major issues."

"Your presentation was thoughtful, meticulously prepared and very well received."

"Your keynote comments, as usual, set the right tone for the rest of the day."

" outstanding job...demonstrated subject knowledge and clarity of thinking. Applications were realistic and insightful."

"...a wonderful job and our people are still talking about the issues..."

"The comments from participants were exceptionally positive, a testament to your expertise and congenial, inclusive style."

"Most interesting without lecturing on the subject."



Drayton Nabers, Jr.

Brooks Hall, 227A


C. Cameron Collins 
Program Manager
Brooks Hall, 227B

Mitzi Lafferty  
Administrative Assistant
Brooks Hall, 227
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 The Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership emphasizes the indispensable connection between ethics and good leadership in business, government, social services and the classic professions. Much of the center’s work is at this vital nexus of ethics and leadership. 

Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229
205-726-4634 or Cameron Collins, Program Manager