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Hays Watkins Visiting CEO: Joe Natcher, CEO Southern Foods
Date:  Thursday, April 4th, 2013
Time:  2:00pm
Location:  GH Auditorium
Description:  

BOWLING GREEN, KY (March 22, 2013)—Joe Natcher, CEO and owner of Southern Foods, Inc., a full-line food service distributor based in Bowling Green, will speak at Western Kentucky University on Thursday, April 4 as the featured speaker in the 2013 Hays Watkins Visiting CEO Lecture Series, sponsored by the Gordon Ford College of Business. 

Natcher will speak on  “An Improbable Journey” in the Grise Hall Auditorium beginning at 2 p.m. He will share his ingredients for success as entrepreneur with students, faculty, staff, and the community. 

An active member of the Southcentral Kentucky community, Natcher currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Commonwealth Health Corporation, on the Board of The Medical Center of Bowling Green, the CHC Free Clinic, and the Board of Directors for the College Heights Foundation at WKU.  Additionally, he is the Chairman of the Board of Directors for UniPro Foodservice Cooperative based in Atlanta, GA. UniPro is a 600-member cooperative with total member sales of more than $60 billion.

Natcher holds a Bachelor’s in Accounting from WKU and is married to Cheri. He and Cheri have two children, Nan Thomas and Houston.

The Hays Watkins Visiting CEO Lecture Series is made possible from a gift from Hays Watkins, a graduate of the Bowling Green Business University, the predecessor of WKU’s Gordon Ford College of Business. Watkins is chairman emeritus of CSX Corporation, based in Richmond, VA. The Hays Watkins Visiting CEO Lecture Series was instituted in 1999.

This is a swipeable event. Student attendees will have an opportunity to win an iPad.

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