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Today’s “Living Outside The Box” Event At BIAGGI’S Speaker Is Mike O’Daniel


Mike O’Daniel Is July 25th “Living Outside The Box” Speaker

(Tucker Publishing Joins The City-County Observer As A Co-Sponsor Of This Event)

Steve Hammer the Chairman of the “Living Outside The Box” speaker series announced the co-sponsors of this event will be the City-County Observer and Tucker Publishing. This event will be held on Thursday, July 25th in the private banquet room at Biaggi restaurant starting at noon and is booked to capacity.

This lunch started out as an invitation only event. But it got out of control when we started to receive many requests from interested people that wanted to attend this worthy community function. We originally planned to invite 40 guests `to this event but it quickly multiply to 60 plus guests.  Even more amazing is we now have a waiting list around 27 people who want to attend the next “Living Outside The Box” speakers series event scheduled for August, 2019.

This month “Living Outside The Box” speaker is the well respected Mike O’Daniel who’s business career spans over several decades as an Executive with an iconic Evansville automobile conglomerate.  Mr. O’Daniels is the Co-President D-Patrick Inc. and President D-Patrick Ford/Lincoln, D-Patrick Boonville Ford, and D-Patrick Honda.

Michael O’Daniel is a 1983 Graduated from Culver Military Academy located in Culver IN.  In 1987 he graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BS Accounting.  In 1988 he graduated from NADA Dealer Candidate Academy in McLean VA.

From 1988-1995 he served in multiple management positions at D-Patrick Inc. in Evansville IN. and Cross Roads Lincoln Mercury in Cleveland OH.

From 1995-1997 he served as General Manager of both D-Patrick Oldsmobile/Hyundai and D-Patrick Ford in Evansville, In.

In 1997 Purchased D-Patrick Inc. as a 50/50 partner with brother in law Ray Farabaugh and assumed the role of Co-President of D-Patrick Inc.and President of D-Patrick Ford and D-Patrick Oldsmobile/Hyundai. He is currently Co-President D-Patrick Inc. and President D-Patrick Ford/Lincoln, D-Patrick Boonville Ford, and D-Patrick Honda.

He is married to Missy O’Daniel. They have three adult children. Peter O’Daniel who is engaged to be married in January to Ali Schreiber. Peter serves as Parts and Service Director for D-Patrick Ford and D-Patrick Boonville Ford. Margot Roehrborn who is mother to Finn and is expecting a son Owen in September. Margot is married to Wolfi who is in charge of the Northside D-Patrick Collision Center.  Molly O’Daniel who lives in Denver who previously worked for CBRE but has left to further her business education.

When Mr. O’Daniel isn’t working he enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling,  flying his 1978 Cessna 172 airplane, playing tennis, golf, fishing, water skiing, snow skiing, and Scuba diving.

Event Chairman Steve Hammer stated “that our monthly speaker series will focus on home grown businesses successes and challenges. Mr. Hammer says; “Living Outside The Box” speakers series will feature unique and insightful stories of success and perseverance from prominent business leaders that tend to fly under the public radar.”

City-County Observer Publisher, Ron Cosby also added; “We understand that there are a lot of successful entrepreneurs who, because of economic, technological, or political challenges, have experienced a negative impact on their businesses.”   “We are going to actively search for local business people who went through economic adversity due to bureaucratic restrictions, governmental intervention, or increased competition, but had the good business sense to “Living Outside The Box” to allow their products or services to continue to thrive. We also hope that this will turn out to be a great resource for locally owned and developing businesses.”

For additional information concerning our next ‘Living Outside The Box” speaker event please contract Steve Hammer by calling him at 812-589-3802.

FOOTNOTE: Get your own copy of “Living Outside the Box” by Joe Jack Wallace please click the link below.