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Luncheon Keynote Conversation With PathNorth Founder Doug Holladay

Success to Significance. Business leaders run at full speed for most of their careers but are they truly happy? And, in this “new normal” are you running toward challenges or away from them? Join our keynote speaker as he explores the importance of unleashing happiness by understanding how to transform success in the boardroom into significance in life … and tackle challenges head-on.


Michael Marzec
Chief Strategy Officer
Smart Business Network

Michael is Managing Partner and Chief Strategy Officer of Smart Business Network, a national media and conference business serving CEOs and owners of middle market companies. Michael applies more than 25 years of media and marketing experience to guide the company’s content and user experience efforts for Smart Business magazine, custom publishing clients and Smart Business Dealmakers, a leading M&A education and networking organization. He holds an M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. from Columbia College of Columbia University.


Doug Holladay
Founder & CEO

J. Douglas Holladay is an active private equity investor while holding the position of The Heinz Christian Prechter Executive in Residence at the Georgetown University School of Business. He is the founder and CEO of PathNorth, an organization to promote discussions of meaning and purpose among leaders and executives. He previously worked at Goldman, Sachs in New York and at the White House under chief of staff, James A. Baker, later serving at the State Department as a Special Ambassador to South Africa. Holladay holds degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Oxford University.

Conference Location

Tel: (440) 250-7000