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Sharon Lechter is guest speaker at Napoleon Hill Day at UVa-Wise

Bestselling author Sharon Lechter will deliver will deliver the keynote address at the annual Napoleon Hill Day on Oct. 24 at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise.

The event is held in conjunction with the FBLA Fall Conference and will begin at 11 a.m. in Greear Gymnasium.

Lechter is a certified public accountant, entrepreneur, international speaker and proud mother and grandmother. She is also a national spokesperson for the AICPA for financial literacy and was a member of the first President's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy and founder of Pay Your Family First and YOUTHpreneur.


Her latest books released in cooperation with the Napoleon HIll Foundation include, “Three Feet from Gold” and “Outwitting the Devil”. Also released is her award winning money and life reality board game, “ThriveTime for Teens”. She is also the co-author of the international best-selling book series “Rich Dad Poor Dad.”

The public is invited to attend Lechter’s lecture.

Napoleon Hill was born in poverty in a one-room cabin on the Pound River on Oct. 26, 1883. From these humble beginnings, the Wise County native became an advisor to presidents and a best-selling author. During the early 20th century, Hill interviewed the nation's most successful business leaders, including Andrew Carnegie and Henry Ford. Hill compiled his eight-volume set The Law of Success, a collection of the philosophy of individual achievement. He later condensed his research to compile “Think and Grow Rich,” often called one of the most important motivational books ever written.


The Napoleon Hill Foundation is located on the UVa-Wise campus.

For more information, contact the Office of College Relations at 276-376-1027.