Leigh Gallagher to Speak at Addison Economic Development Luncheon

Leigh Gallagher, photo courtesy of the Town of Addison
Leigh Gallagher, photo courtesy of the Town of Addison

The Town of Addison, the Addison Business Association and Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce are hosting the third annual Economic Development Luncheon on June 2 at the InterContinental Dallas here in Addison from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The special keynote speaker this year is Leigh Gallagher, assistant managing editor at Fortune magazine, who will be discussing “The End of Suburbs: Where the American Dream Is Moving,” which is also the title of her first book.

This is a particular treat for the annual Economic Development Luncheon that the Town of Addison as well as the Addison Business Association and Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce hope that the residents and business people of the North Dallas Corridor will enjoy.

Gallagher is an expert in her field, with years of experience at Fortune magazine, SmartMoney magazine and Forbes. As managing editor at Fortune magazine, Gallagher edits feature stories oversees Fortune franchises including the magazine’s 40 Under 40 rankings and hosts Fortune Live, Fortune’s weekly half-hour business news show. 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. Gallagher 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.

Tickets to the annual Economic Development Luncheon can be purchased via Metrocrest Chamber of Commerce and the Addison Business Association. The cost is $25 per person or $400 for a table of eight.

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