Barnett Helzberg (HEMP)

XXXX Kansas City
Village Square - 4436 State Line Road Kansas City, 66103
Nov. 17, 2015, 6 p.m.

About this event

Barnett Helzberg, Jr. is the Former Chairman of the Board at Helzberg Diamonds, a family owned business started in 1915.  At the helm since 1962, expanded the company from its then 15 units into the third largest jewelry retailer consisting of 145 units in 23 states by the time it was sold in 1995 to Berkshire Hathaway (Warren Buffett). He then founded the Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program, a mentoring program by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, which is sponsored by the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Barnett is also the creator of the I Am Loved! theme and now developing a licensing program for the trademark that will provide funding for public TV.  Teaching “Achieving Management Excellence” course to MBA students at Rockhurst College. A Kansas City area native, Barnett is a graduate of Pembroke Hill School and received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Speaker

Barnett Helzberg (HEMP)

Barnett Helzberg

HEMP

Barnett was the Chairman of the Board at Helzberg Diamonds from 1962 to its sale in 1995. He grew the company from 15 stores into the third largest jewelry retailer with 145 stores in 23 states by the time it sold in 1995 to Berkshire Hathaway (Warren Buffett). Barnett then founded the Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program (HEMP), a mentoring program by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.

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When

Nov. 17, 2015
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Where

Village Square
4436 State Line Road
66103 Kansas City

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Lee Zuvanich

Lee Zuvanich

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