The Fifth Quarter Project provides career development skills to those interested in continuing their education and competing at the highest level in our extremely challenging, constantly changing world


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President and CEO

Mr. Carl Clinton Liebert, III, has been Chief Executive Officer and President since March 11, 2019, at AutoNation, Inc. formerly, he served as Chief Operating Officer and executive vice president of USAA.
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President and CEO

Carl Bass is a former president and chief executive officer of Autodesk, Inc.a maker of professional 3D design software and consumer applications, and was a co-founder of Ithaca Software, which commercialized HOOPS, a 3D graphics system.
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Vice President

As Vice President of Global Human Resources at Visa, Bill Ingham sets the talent strategy for employees worldwide, giving him a broad view of the industry’s transformation.
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Bryan J. Freedman is a top-rated attorney practicing in the Los Angeles, California area. Providing legal representation in California for a variety of different issues.
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Producer and Director

Michael Zimbalist was born on January 20, 1980, in Northampton, Massachusetts, USA as Michael N. Zimbalist. He is a producer and director, best known for Momentum Generation(2018), The Two Escobars (2010) and Give Us This Day (2018).
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Vice Chairman

Jay Samit(born January 31, 1961) is the Independent Vice Chairman of Deloitte. An American digital media innovator, he has pioneered advancements in music and video distribution, social media, and e-commerce.
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He serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Marquard&Bahls AG since August 1, 2018, and has been its Member of Executive Officer since 2018. He served as Chairman of Executive Board of Borealis AG from 2007 until July 2, 2018, and as its Chief Executive Officer from 2007 until June 2018.
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Sterling Anderson is a three-time NAACP Image Award nominee for best screenwriter and winner of the Movieguide Faith & Freedom award and the Christopher for 'The Gabby Douglas Story'.
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Storyteller, Author, Designer and Entrepreneur

Jonah Sachs (born May 19, 1975) is an American storyteller, author, designer and entrepreneur. He is the author of Winning the Story Wars: Why Those Who Tell—and Live—the Best Stories Will Rule the Future (2012) and Unsafe Thinking: How to Be Nimble and Bold When You Need It Most. Sachs is the co-founder and former CEO of Free Range Studios, an agency that helps social brands and causes with campaigns built on storytelling strategies.
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Adam Cohen, recognized as one of the nation’s top young basketball coaches, has made a strong imprint in his first two seasons at Stanford. After serving as an assistant coach for the Cardinal his first two seasons, head coach Jerod Haase elevated Cohen to Associate Head Coach prior to the 2018-19 season.
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Sports Executive, Former Collegiate and, Professional Player

Donna Geils Orender (born February 14, 1957) is a sports executive and a former collegiate and professional All Star basketball player. She was formerly president of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), and senior vice president of the PGA.
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Golf Player

Homa was born in Burbank, California to John Homa and Bonnie Milstein. He graduated Valencia High School in 2009 and played college golf at University of California, Berkeley where he was a first-team All-American as a senior. In 2010, he reached the quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur before losing to reigning champion and Cal teammate An Byeong-hun. Homa competed as an amateur at the 2013 U.S.
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Chef, Author, Radio Host and Restaurant Owner

Evan Kleiman is a chef, author, radio host and restaurant owner. She has been the radio host of Good Food on KCRW since 1997. In 2012, her radio show received the Best Audio Series award from the IACP. In 2017, Kleiman was inducted into the James Beard Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America. Kleiman grew up in Los Angeles and earned a bachelor’s degree and MA at UCLA. She opened Angeli Caffe in 1984, which served Italian food, closed after 28 years. Kleiman is the author of eight books on Italian food as well as one app, “Easy as Pie.” Kleiman also moderated Food, Inc.