The Town of Addison, Addison Business Association and Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce are proud to present the third annual Economic Development Luncheon. Keynote speaker Leigh Gallagher, Assistant Managing Editor at Fortune magazine, will be discussing “The End of Suburbs: Where the American Dream Is Moving,” which is also the title of her first book.
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2016
Location: InterContinental Dallas, 15201 Dallas Pkwy, Addison, TX 75001
Time: 11:30am – 1pm
Cost: $25 per person; $400 for reserved table of eight
Speaker: Leigh Gallagher, Assistant Managing Editor at Fortune Magazine
About Leigh Gallagher
LEIGH GALLAGHER is an Assistant Managing Editor at Fortune magazine, where she edits feature stories on a variety of subjects, oversees Fortune franchises including the magazine’s 40 Under 40 rankings and hosts Fortune Live, Fortune’s weekly half-hour business news show airing Thursdays at 11am. She is also a co-chair of the Fortune Most Powerful Women and Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summits and speaks regularly at Fortune and other business and economics conferences. Leigh is a seasoned business news commentator, appearing regularly on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, CBS This Morning, Face the Nation, CNBC’s Squawk Box, public radio’s Marketplace and a variety of other outlets. She is a co-chair of the Fortune U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Before joining Fortune in 2007, Leigh was a senior editor at SmartMoney magazine and a reporter and writer for Forbes. Originally from the “urban burb” of Media, Pennsylvania, Leigh is a graduate of Cornell University and lives in New York. The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream is Moving is her first book.