Patrick J. Beyer, Kalamazoo College Class of 1987, President Stryker Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA), speaks in Dewing Hall 8/21/08. The audience of mostly “K” athletes heard Beyer address how athletics prepares lone for business success, and how an international career is challenging but rewarding.

Beyer speaks with two K students after presentation. Senior John Franchi (left, black K shirt), a senior from Livonia. In orange K shirt is Steve Charon, a senior from Ionia. Both are football athletes.

Beyer chats with Kim Aldrich and Kristin Smith.

Presentation arranged by Economics & Business Professor Tim Moffit and Director of Athletics Kristen Smith.