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Dr. Nido Qubein came to the United States as a teenager with little knowledge of English and only $50 in his pocket. His life has been an amazing success story ever since.
Dr. Qubein is the President of High Point University, an undergraduate and graduate institution with over 4,000 students. He has authored two dozen books and audio programs distributed worldwide. His foundation provides scholarships to dozens of deserving young people each year, and has granted more than 700 scholarships worth over $6 million dollars.
As a business leader, Nido Qubein is Chairman of Great Harvest Bread Company with over 200 stores in 43 states. He serves on the boards of several national organizations including BB&T (a Fortune 500 company with $175 billion-dollars in assets), the La-Z-Boy Corporation (one of the largest and most recognized furniture brands worldwide) and Dots Stores (a chain of fashion boutiques with more than 400 locations across the country).
An in-demand speaker to business and professional groups each year, Dr. Qubein has received numerous distinctions including the Golden Gavel Medal and induction into the International Speaker Hall of Fame. He is also the founder of the prestigious National Speakers Foundation.
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Dr. Nido Qubein has been the recipient of many honors including: the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, the Horatio Alger Award for Distinguished Americans, the DAR Americanism Medal, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, Sales and Marketing International’s Ambassador of Free Enterprise, Citizen of the Year and Philanthropist of the Year, in his home city of High Point, North Carolina.