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Matheny to be keynote speaker at Arrow Leadership and Success Summit


St. Louis Cardinal Manager Mike Matheny will be the keynote speaker in November for the first annual Arrow Leadership and Success Summit.

"The Arrow," Southeast Missouri State University's student newspaper, is run in partnership with Rust Communications.

The summit will held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17 in the Show Me Center.

It is part of a a 20-week series of interviews with leaders and individuals with success stories.

"It is important to recognize those who have become leaders in their profession and communities, especially those who attended Southeast Missouri State University," said Steven Bjelich, president and chief executive officer of Saint Francis Medical Center. "They set an example for people of this region to achieve greater heights both personally and professionally. At Saint Francis Medical Center, we set an example of the highest standard of healthcare, and it is only fitting that the medical center and its professionals partner with the Arrow Leadership and Success Series."

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Show Me Center box office, by phone at 573-651-5000 or online at

General admission tickets are $10. A limited number of VIP tickets, which include meet-and-greet reception and photo with Matheny, are available to buy for $99.

Mike Matheny is the 49th manager in the St. Louis Cardinals history. He recently finished his third regular season as manager, taking the team to the playoffs each year. He led the Cardinals to the World Series in 2013, falling two games short of a 12th World Series title in Cardinals history. Before becoming a manager, he worked as a special assistant in player development for the Cardinals.

The summit is a one-hour event, which includes a keynote speech from Matheny and a 15-minute Q&A.

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