AMHERST, N.Y. -- Harris Beach PLLC has been named sponsor of Daemen College’s highly-regarded Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series, which brings top government and public officials and business leaders to campus to share their unique perspective on critical state, national, and international issues.
“We are grateful to the Harris Beach law firm for its generous support, and we are proud to call them our partners as we build on the prestige of the Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series by continuing to bring notable speakers to campus,” said Daemen President Gary A. Olson. “It is clear that Daemen and Harris Beach share a commitment to excellence and to open public discourse.”
Since the series was launched in 2014 with an inspiring inaugural lecture given by Congressman Brian Higgins, many accomplished leaders have been presenters, including Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown, and Ambassador Dnyaneshwar M. Mulay, consul general of India in New York.
“We are proud to sponsor the Daemen College Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series,” said Tracie L. Lopardi, Harris Beach partner and member of the firm’s Higher Education Team. “The lecture series has become a signature event addressing important issues of our time and considered a ‘must attend’ series by business, education and community leaders throughout Western New York.”