The John Cook School of Business will host the latest in the Dean's Breakfast Series at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Anheuser-Busch Auditorium in John and Lucy Cook Hall.
Harvey Hartman, founder, chairman and CEO of The Hartman Group, Inc., will present "Consumers, Culture and Sustainability."
The event is free and open to the public and the SLU community however registration is required. Register online at the School of Business web site.
Hartman is a nationally recognized expert on American cultural change and the consumer activities that impact daily business products and services. He has co-authored a number of publications and books, including several major studies and research initiatives with a focus on the cultural and lifestyle changes of the consumer, such as Shopper Insights: How Cultural Occasions Frame the Consumer Experience.
He has consulted with major pharmaceutical, food and packaged goods companies in developing both strategic and tactical direction in today's marketplace. He has worked with nonprofits, such as Mothers and Others for a Livable Planet, and has consulted for numerous NGO and government organizations such as the Environmental Protection Agency, the Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, World Wildlife Fund, Co-op America and The Food Alliance.
Hartman ('71) is an alumnus of the John Cook School of Business.