Steve Rohr

Concordia College, 1991

Thursday, June 2 – 7:00 p.m.

Steve Rohr is a Hollywood publicist, media expert, author, and educator. As founder of Lexicon Public Relations, he represents actors, recording artists, and films. Additionally, he served as the show publicist for the Academy Awards®. Steve appears as a media expert on TV, radio, and print in the US and Canada; co-authored the bestselling how-to book “Scared Speechless;” and teaches entertainment publicity at California State University, Long Beach. He serves on ODK’s National Awards Committee; Concordia College’s (MN) National Alumni Board; and the Advisory Board for TEDx Fargo. Steve graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Communication and Political Science from Concordia and earned an M.A. in Communication from Arizona State University.

Dr. Everett McCorvey

University of Alabama, 1981

Friday, June 3 – 9:00 a.m.

Dr. Everett McCorvey is a tenor soloist, conductor, and professor of voice. He is the founder and music director of the American Spiritual Ensemble, the director and executive producer of University of Kentucky Opera Theatre, president of Global Creative Connections, a production and management company for musical and theatrical events, and the artistic director of the National Chorale.

Dr. Sydnee Smirl McElroy

Marshall University, 2003

Saturday, June 4 – 9:00 a.m.

Dr. Sydnee Smirl McElroy is a family doctor and assistant professor at the Marshall University School of Medicine in addition to providing volunteer medical care at Harmony House, a day shelter for people experiencing homelessness. She is the co-host of podcasts Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine and Still Buffering: A Cross-Generational Guide to the Culture that Made Us. She is also a proud mom of two.