|Posted by Enterprise Rotary Club Webmaster on October 9, 2012 at 10:25 AM|
District Governor Jim Golson will speak at the October 9, 2012 meeting of the Enterprise Rotary Club. The meeting will be held at the Enterprise Country Club at noon. DG Golson was born in Prattville, attended Hicks Memorial School in Autaugaville, and earned a bachelor’s degree from Auburn. He also received an Executive MBA from Queens University of Charlotte, in Charlotte, NC, and a Ph.D. from Duke University in Durham, NC. Jim’s professional experience includes senior management positions with two banks, an investment management firm, two computing and telecommunications firms, a healthcare services firm, and teaching and senior administrative positions with four universities, most recently as an assistant vice-president with Auburn University. Jim is married to Nancy Golson, a native of Talladega. They have two grown sons, Brian, a partner in a private equity firm in San Francisco, and Neil, a senior brand manager for Coca-Cola in Atlanta. Brian and his wife, Alisa, have three daughters—Kate, Sloan, and Eve. Neil and his wife, LesLeigh, have one daughter, Harper. DG Jim is a member of the Auburn Rotary Club where he was president in 2007-2008. He is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow, a Benefactor, a member of the Bequest Society, and a Major Donor with the Rotary Foundation. One of Jim’s most interesting activities with Rotary is his work with PolioPlus, Rotary’s world-wide polio eradication project. He participated in National Immunization Days in Egypt in 2004 and in Ghana in 2006. In recognition of his work with polio eradication, Jim received a special Humanitarian Services award from District 6880 in 2007.