Super Bowl quarterback and five-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning is coming to Mobile Thursday, May 8 as the guest speaker of the 2014 Mobile Leadership Series at the Mobile Convention Center.
The Mobile Leadership Series recognizes that strong families and strong education are critical to our community and we will seek to highlight these critical needs by inviting to Mobile high profile speakers to inspire, motivate and challenge our local business and civic leaders to look within and without for opportunities to improve our families and schools.
The recipient of the Byron “Whizzer” White Humanitarian Award as well as the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award in 2005, Manning serves as a member of the American Red Cross National Celebrity Cabinet, National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Advisory Board, the Board of Visitors of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tennessee, and The Pat Summit Foundation Advisory Board. He formed the PeyBack Foundation in 1999 to promote future success of disadvantaged youth through various youth programs.
Manning is the league’s only five-time MVP and a 13-time Pro Bowl selection, earning his place among the NFL’s greatest quarterbacks. Since entering the NFL in 1998 and joining the Indianapolis Colts as the first overall draft pick, Manning has been named to the Associated Press NFL All-Pro First Team numerous times.
In two seasons with the Denver Broncos, Manning has led the team to consecutive 13-win seasons and No. 1 conference seeds while throwing for an NFL-best 100 touchdowns in the regular season and playoffs.
He was named Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated.
His 2013 season ended with a trip to Super Bowl XLVIII, making him only the third quarterback in NFL history to lead multiple teams to a Super Bowl.
For more information on the Mobile Leadership Series, to purchase tickets or to reserve a corporate table, call 251.661.1649 or visit www.mobileleadershipseries.com.