The May 2 black-tie affair includes keynote speaker Capt. Richard Phillips, who captained the MV Maersk Alabama during its hijacking by Somali pirates in April 2009 and had Tom Hanks play him in the 2013 movie "Captain Phillips;" and Blake Krueger, chairman of the Board, CEO and president of Rockford-based Wolverine World Wide, Inc., and 2014 Peter C. Cook Excellence in Business Award honoree.

The Grand Rapids gala is at DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave. NW, with a reception at 6 p.m and dinner at 7 p.m. The tickets, which have a $500 value ($250 each), include dinner and drinks.

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Davenport University's 2013 Excellence in Business Dinner Gala

Photos: Courtesy Davenport University

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