January Lunch & Learn

Crossroads of Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Advertising

Ad Agency as entrepreneurs?  Fostering innovation through internal entrepreneurship?  Are you on the cutting edge or being left behind by the innovation trends of today? Come explore with our January Speaker Dan Roselli, Founder of Charlotte’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center – Packard Place.  Before Packard Place, Dan had served on the Operating Committee of Bank of America while running global brand strategy and Marcom for the bank and also has co-founded three different Inc 500 companies as an entrepreneur.  Dan has received great reviews from other AAF Chapters in the regions where he has spoken and this is sure to be a monthly meeting you don’t want to miss.

Speaker, Dan Roselli


Dan and his business partner and wife, Sara Garcés, are co-founders of Packard Place which focuses on the core values of “Innovation. Entrepreneurship. Community.” and is the largest entrepreneurial and tech center outside of NY, Boston and Silicon Valley in the country.

Dan began his entrepreneurial career in 2003 and was one of the original co-founders of internet marketing firm Red Ventures and has co-founded three different companies that have made it to the INC 500 list of the fastest growing private companies in America.

Dan has a finance degree from Michigan State University and a MBA in marketing from the University of Minnesota. Dan has been honored by several awards including the Top 50 Entrepreneurs Award, Forty Under 40, and has been named a combined eight times to the Inc. 500/5000 List. Dan is also the past Chairman of the Board of Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity. He is the father of two sets of twins and is a passionate Spartan. Go Green.


Date: Thursday, January 15
11:30: Lunch Buffet Opens
11:30-12:00: Registration and Networking
12:00-1:00: Presentation
1:00-1:30: Questions and Networking

Location: Dunes Golf & Beach Club, 9000 N Ocean Blvd Myrtle Beach
Free for Professional Members, $35 for Guests | $10 for Students
RSVP: Please signup online here

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