Livonia, Mich. – Feb. 07, 2006 – Dan Gilbert, chairman and founder of Quicken Loans, and majority owner of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, will address the Harvard Business School in Cambridge, Mass. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006.
Gilbert will talk about culture, leadership and entrepreneurship and discuss strategies to achieving success, personally and professionally. He’ll share his experiences and lessons learned while growing Quicken Loans into the nation’s largest online lender.
Quicken Loans has been recognized by FORTUNE Magazine on its “100 Best Places to Work” list for three consecutive years and was ranked #1 on COMPUTERWORLD’s list of “Best Places to Work in Information Technology.”
Quicken Loans also has been honored with many awards for its unique culture and philosophies, including being named “Best of the Best” for Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, an award given by the Michigan Business & Professional Association. And, Crain’s Detroit Business named the company to a first-of-its-kind “Cool Places to Work” list.
The company was founded in 1985 and has more than 3,500 team members. Quicken Loans is the nation’s largest online lender and closed $16 billion in home loans in 2005. The Quickenloans.com Web site has been ranked “Best of the Web” by Forbes, Money and PC magazines.
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