Bill Strickland


President & CEO, Manchester Bidwell Corporation

People are born into the world as assets, not liabilities. It's all in the way that you treat people that drives behavior.

Bill Strickland is the President and CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corporation and its subsidiaries, Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, Bidwell Training Center, and National Center for Arts and Technology. Throughout his career, Strickland has been honored with numerous awards for his contributions to the arts and the community including the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Arts Leadership and Service Award and the MacArthur "Genius" Award for leadership and ingenuity in the arts.



Thursday, October 13

CIW Talk: Heroes

How easy it is for good guys to turn bad? Extraordinary individuals examine the characteristics of good and evil and how we, too, can become heroes.
Speakers: Bill Strickland, Jerry Mitchell, Philip Zimbardo, Ph.D., Rob Warden, Ricardo Williams, Eddie Bocanegra, Ameena Matthews
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue

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