(Famous) Amos to Speak
The Scott L. Probasco Jr. Chair of Free Enterprise Burkett Miller
Distinguished Lecture Series presents Wally Amos, founder of Famous
Amos Chocolate Chip Cookies. Amos will speak at noon, Thursday,
October 28 in the Benwood Auditorium of the UTC Engineering, Math
and Computer Science Building, located on the corner of Vine and
This free event is open to the public, and seats will be available
on a first come, first serve basis.
Amos’ speech “The Secrets to Entrepreneurial Success”
will relate to portions of his most recent book “The Cookie
“Wally is an extremely charismatic speaker and an excellent
example of an ethical, moral, successful, philanthropic entrepreneur,”
said Dr. J.R. Clark, Probasco Chair of Free Enterprise at UTC.
Amos’ accomplished career includes authorship of four books,
acting as TV teacher/host of 50 episodes of state-of-the-art programs
aimed at helping adults learn to read that air on PBS stations nationally,
and guest appearances on hundreds of TV talk and news shows and
sitcoms. He also maintains a website
dedicated to messages of inspiration and education.
For more information, please call (423)425-4118.