Panel Discussion: Doing Virtuous Business: An Interreligious Dialogue on Faith and Work

Panel members: Ted Malloch, chairman and CEO of the Roosevelt Group; Odeh Muhawesh,CEO of Scroant, Inc. and adjunct professor, University of St. Thomas; Brian Shapiro, associate professor at the University of ST. Thomas


Sunday, March 6, 2011
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM


McNeely Hall Room 100


Description: Our panel discussed the Jewish, Christian and Muslim perspectives on the interrelation between faith and work.  Drawing upon their respective religious traditions, the panelists discussed what it means to be faithful leaders in business today. 

•       Ted Malloch is Chairman and CEO of the Roosevelt Group, a leading strategy thought leadership company. His most recent book is Doing Virtuous Business, which is also the subject of a PBS documentary to be aired in spring 2011.
•       Odeh Muhawesh is a Minneapolis based entrepreneur who is presently CEO of Scroant Inc. (Minneapolis). He also teaches courses in the history of the Middle East and in Islamic theology at the University of St. Thomas. 
•       Brian Shapiro is an associate professor at the University of St. Thomas in the accounting department at the Opus College of Business.  He is also an active member of Bet Shalom Congregation in Minnetonka, MN.

•       Muslim-Christian Dialogue Center
•       John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought, the Center for Catholic Studies
•       Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning
•       SAIP Institute at the Opus College of Business

Click here to view a streaming video of the lecture.