MBA Director Lawrence Brown to Discuss Ethical Leadership on Oct. 17

October 5, 2023 | by the Office of Marketing and Communications

Lawrence Brown, Elmhurst UniversityOrganizations are facing myriad challenges—local, national and global. Whether it’s balancing a  triple bottom line or navigating tumultuous sociopolitical dynamics, ethical leadership can play an important role in successfully negotiating those challenges.

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, Elmhurst University MBA Program Director Lawrence “LB” Brown, MBA ’15,  will host “Ethical Leadership: Why It Matters Now,” a conversation on building an ethical value system that can help drive employee engagement and build business success.

In addition to leading the MBA program at Elmhurst, Brown is an assistant professor of business and economics, as well as an executive coach, a DEI consultant and speaker, and host of the popular Cascading Leadership podcast.

Brown’s talk is the first in the Graduate Studies Lecture Series, a yearlong series celebrating 25 years graduate programs at Elmhurst University. Graduate studies at Elmhurst launched in 1998 with five programs. Today, Elmhurst offers more than 20 master’s degree programs and a number of graduate certificate programs in the business, education, health care and technology fields.

The “Ethical Leadership” lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Frick Center, Blume Board Room. Admission is free. RSVP at

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