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Cancelled– C. Charles Jackson Leadership Lecture: Ben Granley

Photo of Ben GranleyIn accordance with the recommendations and guidelines from the Minnesota Department of Health and in an effort help slow the spread of COVID-19, we are cancelling the April 2020 Jackson Leadership Lecture.

Ben has agreed to be our April 2021 Jackson Leadership Lecture speaker.

Speaker: Ben Granley
President, Werner Electric

Ben Granley is currently the President of Werner Electric, a Minnesota based electrical wholesale company headquartered in Cottage Grove MN. Werner Electric has 8 branch locations serving the Industrial Automation, Electrical Construction, and Solar Energy markets. Under Ben’s leadership Werner has been recognized as a Top Workplace in MN for 10 years in a row all while doubling their business in the last 6 years. Ben has been with Werner for 15 years holding such roles as Operations Manager, Lean Implementation Lead, Corporate Relocation Manager, Director of Operations, and President.

Ben has received degrees in Electrical Design and Business Management from Dunwoody College and received his Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. Ben, wife Mandy, and two sons Mason and Jackson reside in Afton, MN.

He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Dunwoody College of Technology and the Board of Directors for Youth Services Bureau.

About the First Thursday Jackson Leadership Lecture Series:

Hosted by the Dunwoody Alumni Association, the Jackson Leadership Lecture series is a breakfast lecture featuring key executives from the business community speaking about a range of leadership topics. It is held the first Thursday of the month for alumni, friends, and students of Dunwoody.


7:00 a.m. – Registration & Breakfast

7:30 a.m. – Leadership Lecture

8:00 a.m. – Q&A Session

8:30 a.m. – Program Concludes



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