The Williams College of Business at Xavier University presents the Distinguished Speakers Series, an annual series of presentations by prominent leaders designed to educate, enlighten and inspire.

The series brings top-level business, academic and political leaders to campus to discuss world issues, introduce new ideas, generate discussion and further the educational mission of the college. Additionally, students, faculty, alumni and members of the business community have the opportunity to interact with the speaker at each event. Attendance is free due to PNC sponsorship, however seating is limited and RSVP is required.

We are pleased to host the Distinguished Speakers Series to highlight business leaders and their organizations, as well as provide our students and faculty access to best practices and networking. Please discover for yourself the culture that makes the Williams College of Business a wonderful place for learning.


Tuesday, March 20 - Noon
Virginia C. Gina" Drosos, 
CEO, Signet Jewelers, Ltd.
Schiff Family Conference Center, Cintas Center


Drosos brings 30 years of experience in executive leadership.  She served as the President and CEO of Assurex Health, and also as Group President of Global Beauty Care with Procter and Gamble.  Since 2012, Gina has also served as an independent Director on Signet's Board.  Gina holds a Bachelor of Business Adminsitration from the Terry School, University of Georgia, and a Master of Business Administration  from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Luncheon at Noon

Attendance is complimentary and made available through PNC’s sponsorship
which also provides funding for student and faculty development.