Jim Lentz

The University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business will host Voices of Experience Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m. at the Seawell Grand Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Denver. CEO Rob Katz of Vail Resorts, CEO Jim Lentz of Toyota and Senior Vice President Gary Rozier of Ariel Investments are the featured speakers.

Today’s volatile landscape requires business leaders to mitigate risk, and manage instability and government regulation, at unprecedented levels to ensure their companies continue to thrive. Hear how these executives approach business leadership. Find out what keeps them up at night, how they attract a skilled workforce and how they manage an unprecedented access to information and data.

Lentz is CEO of Toyota Motor North America, Inc., and is a member of the executive advisory board for Daniels College of Business. Lentz earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and economics and a MBA in Finance from DU.

Gary Rozier

Rozier, who joined Ariel Investments in 2006, is responsible for institutional business development and client services with a special focus on registered investment advisors. Prior to joining Ariel, Rozier spent more than five years with Rydex Investments.

Rob Katz

Katz is chairman of the board of directors and CEO of Vail Resorts, serving as chairman since March 2009. He served as lead director from June 2003 until his appointment as CEO in February 2006. He has served on the board of directors of Vail Resorts since 1996 and has been involved with the Company since 1991. Prior to becoming the CEO, Katz was associated with Apollo Management LLP, a private equity investment firm, since its founding in 1990. He currently serves on the Wharton Leadership Advisory Board and has previously served on numerous private, public and nonprofit boards.



Event: Voices of Experience
Time: Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m.
Place: Seawell Ballroom, Denver Center for the Performing Arts
1350 Arapahoe St.
Denver, CO 80204