Former Dallas Cowboys greats Emmitt Smith and Troy Aikman will join other speakers in Tyler on Wednesday for Refresh Leadership, a local event that will be simulcast nationwide.
Express Employment Professionals international headquarters and four franchise offices in East Texas are partnering, along with the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Tyler, to bring the free event to Green Acres Baptist Church CrossWalk Center, 1607 Troup Highway. It will be simulcast to nearly 200 locations across the country.
“Express has a strong presence in Texas and we have great support from the Tyler business community,” Gill said. “We’re honored to bring Refresh Leadership Live to Tyler.”
The event will start out with a complimentary breakfast from 6:45 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.
Andy Buckley, known for his role as David Wallace on the television show “The Office,” will serve as master of ceremonies, giving welcoming remarks at 8 a.m. and closing the show at 11:25 a.m.
Starting at 9:20 a.m., former Dallas Cowboys and Pro Football Hall of Famers Aikman and Smith will hold a question-and-answer session to give participants a chance to learn leadership tips and advice they learned as members of one of the most prolific professional football teams in history.
The last speaker, sociologist, author, lecturer and educator Dr. Bertice Berry, will start her presentation at 10:30 a.m. She will discuss the importance of finding purpose in life and leading others to find theirs. She also will identify different learning styles and how crucial it is to learn the style that works best “for you and the people you lead.”
The Tyler Express Employment Professionals franchise began in 1995 and serves Smith, Henderson, Anderson, Cherokee and Wood counties with temporary help and direct hire employees in a variety of fields, including administrative, commercial and professional fields. The Tyler office is at 4603 Troup Highway and can be reached at 903-592-9999.