Fort Hays State University > About FHSU > Academic Divisions > College of Business and Entrepreneurship > Dean's Office > Entrepreneur Direct Series Feb. 11
Robert “Bob” Schmidt Chairman of the Board, Eagle Communications and Gary Shorman, President/CEO Eagle Communications will be the featured presenters of Fort Hays State University's Entrepreneur Direct speaker series on February 11, 2013, 10:30-11:45 a.m. in Eagle Communications Hall of the Robbins Center on the FHSU campus.Bob Schmidt is a broadcast pioneer and entrepreneur. He began his career in radio while in college at FHSU. He rose to President/ CEO of Eagle Communications while growing the company to a network of television and radio stations. He is a member of the Kansas Broadcaster Hall of Fame. He is actively involved in numerous business projects including real estate, stocks/bonds, and oil and gas development. Gary Shorman oversees the operation of Eagle’s cable/broadband systems and radio broadcast properties in Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, and Colorado. Shorman has been the President and CEO of Eagle Communications, Inc. since 1997 and is also a member of the Eagle Board of Directors. He is guiding Eagle Communications into the digital multimedia broadband world.Entrepreneur Direct is a Fort Hays State University speaker series that features a successful entrepreneur in an informal setting accessible to students, faculty, and the public. The program is intended to connect students with successful entrepreneurs who have stories and advice to share. A panel asks questions about entrepreneurship and encourages questions and interaction with the audience.
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