University of Houston-Victoria

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8th Annual Leadercast Victoria

Lead. Educate. Inspire.



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What defines a teams' success? Is it based solely on achievement, or is there more to the story? The best leaders know a successful team is made when focus, care, attention and development is directed to its members. Healthy teams yield fulfilled employees, effective collaboration, high organizational engagement and greater long-term success. In 2019, Leadercast Live will bring experts in organizational health to help attendees master the art and science of developing and leading healthy teams.

Event Information:

     Friday, May 17, 2019

     Our Lady of Victory, Cathedral Center. 

     3102 N. Laurent St., Victoria

     9 am - 4 pm

     Registration Opens at 8:30 am

     Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks & Beverages will be provided. Please contact us with any dietary restrictions prior to the event. 

Why does the UHV SBDC continue to host Leadercast?

  • We believe in Leadercast.
  • We are a small dot on a large map. Leadercast gives our community the opportunity to hear from world-class speakers.
  • We want attendees to leave feeling rejuvenated and motivated 
  • We want to help build leaders worth following not only in the workplace but also as a family member and in the community
  • Don't take our word for it......Hear what previous attendees had to say:
    • "Great program. Will be ready for next year!"
    • "Awesome! See you next year! Great motivation."
    • "Always a pleasure to attend"
    • "First time to attend. Very great event!"
    • "Thanks for a great day!"
    • "Amazing. Thank you for the opportunity! I'm better today than yesterday!"


2019 Local Keynote Speaker

Leadcast Keynote Speaker

Mike Smith

Mike Smith is a UHV alumnus and head coach of the Victoria East High School girls' golf team and former basketball player at Sam Houston State University. Smith, who graduated from UHV with a masters in education, is in his 20th year of coaching girls' golf team after retiring in 1998 from 20 years of coaching basketball. In May 2015, he was inducted into the Texas Basketball Hall of Fame and on April 8, 2019 was named the District 30-5A Coach of the Year.


2019 Leadercast Speakers

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Dr. Caroline Leaf, Communication Pathologist & Cognitive Neuroscientist

Photo of Ginger Hardage

Ginger Hardage, Founder, Unstoppable Cultures; Former VP at Southwest Airlines

Photo of Juliet Funt

Juliet Funt, Founder, WhiteSpace at Work, Speaker

Photo of Patrick Lencioni

Patrick Lencioni, Founder, The Table Group, Author & Speaker

 Photo of Gayle King

Gayle King, Co-Host, CBS This Morning and Editor-at-Large, O, The Oprah Magazine

 Photo of Carla Harris

Carla Harris, Vice Chairman, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor, Morgan Stanley

 Photo of Marcus Samuelson

Marcus Samuelsson, Award-Winning Chef, Restaurateur, Author and TV Personality

Photo of Craig Springer 

Craig Springer, Executive Director of Alpha USA

 Photo of Andy Stanley

Andy Stanley, Leadership Communicator and Bestselling Author

Seating is limited so do not wait to purchase your tickets!

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Please contact Whitney Schroeder for any dietary or other accommodations