Leadership Lunches

The Mann Center periodically co-sponsors Leadership Lunches with the Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement. These lunch programs invite Samford students to learn from community and campus leaders on timely and relevant issues.

"On Not Losing Your Head as a Leader"

Presented by Dr. Brad Creed, Provost and Interim Director, Mann Center

Dr. Brad CreedDr. Brad Creed speaks to studentsStudents attend a Leadership Lunch

"Becoming an Invitational Leader"

Presented by Dr. John Knapp, Founding Director, Mann Center



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