Posted by Kara Kennedy on 2007-08-14

The Samford Business Network Nashville Meeting and Breakfast will be held at First Baptist Church, Nashville Sept. 14 from 7-8:30 a.m. The guest speaker will be Marty Dickens, President of AT&T Tennessee.

Marty Dickens began his career with BellSouth in 1969 and held a number of positions within the company's comptroller's public affairs and regulatory departments before joining BellSouth International in 1992. As Executive Vice President of Bellsouth International, he was a member of the senior team responsible for overseeing the management and growth of BellSouth's foreign operations.

The SBN Nashville event is being sponsored by First Baptist Church, Nashville, located at 108 Seventh Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37203. This is a free event, but reservations are required. Please register at or call Doshia Bennett at (205) 726-2364.

The purpose of the Samford Business Network is to engage Samford School of Business alumni, other Samford University alumni and business professionals in an effort to provide meaningful opportunities to connect with other business professionals, to participate in events that promote continued learning and to become involved in the life and mission of Samford University.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.