Distinguished Presenters

George Manning

Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Business

George is a professor emeritus of psychology and business at Northern Kentucky University, is internationally known as a speaker, author of eleven books, and consultant to business, industry and government. His clients include AT&T, AMA, IBM, GE, Marriott, UAW, IRS, US Navy and the National Institutes of Health, among others. George's unique approach and magic for connecting with people includes a blend of humor, interesting facts, and practical applications. He was selected "Outstanding Professor" at Northern Kentucky University and has received the "Strongest Influence Award" given by the Northern Kentucky Alumni Association.

Steve Luoni

Director and Principal Designer

Steve Luoni is the Director and Prinicipal Designer at the UA Community Design Center, where he is the Steven L. Anderson Chair in Architecture and Urban Studies and a Distinguished Professor of Architecture. His work at UACDC specializes in interdisciplinary public works projects combining landscape, urban, and architectural design. In addition to being appointed a 2012 Ford Fellow by the United States Artists, he has regularly served as a resource team member for the Mayors’ Institute on City Design. Luoni has a BS in Architecture from Ohio State University and a Master of Architecture from Yale University.