Mark Whitacre was the highest ranked Fortune 500 executive in history to become an FBI whistleblower. While a top executive with ADM, Mark helped the FBI gather evidence over 3 years to break an international price-fixing scheme. His incredible story was made into a major motion picture starring Matt Damon. Mark now leads the faith-based leadership initiative of Coca-Cola Consolidated called T-Factor. You can find more information about Mark at markwhitacre.com or more information about T-Factor at t-factor.com
Mark Whitacre, Executive Director at Coca-Cola Consolidated, is a seasoned executive who is extremely appreciative of redemption and second chances in America. A man we commemorate for his servant leadership and dedication to multiply leaders across the country.
You may know Mark Whitacre from The Informant, a movie starring Matt Damon telling Mark's story of how he became a whistleblower for FBI in one of the largest price fixing cases in US history. Today Mark is the Executive Director of t-factor of Coca Cola Consolidated.Learn more about T-Factor at t-factor.comListen via Android devices: https://bit.ly/eternal-roi-google Listen via Apple devices: https://bit.ly/eternal-roiLearn more about His Way at Work at www.HWAW.com
In this second of a two part conversation, you’ll hear more from Mark Whitacre about his prison and re-entry experience. If you haven’t already, please start by listening to Part 1 to hear the story of how Mark ended up involved in price fixing, wearing a wire for the FBI, and eventually landed in prison for almost 9 years.To read Mark’s article “When Good Leaders Lose Their Way,” discussed in this episode, visit https://lawecommons.luc.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1467&context=lucljDiscover Prison Fellowship's Warden Exchange Program at pfm.org/warden-exchangeTo reach out with any feedback or suggestions for future podcast guests, contact email@example.com by Podington Bear under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Grit/Blammo)
In this first of a two-part conversation, Sam sits down with Mark Whitacre, the highest-level corporate executive in U.S. history to work as an undercover FBI informant and whistleblower. For 3 years in the mid-1990s, Mark acted as a cooperating witness for the FBI, investigating Archer Daniels Midland, where Mark was the president of the BioProducts division and had been involved in price-fixing schemes. Listen in as Mark shares the story of how he got wrapped up in white collar crime before approaching the FBI as a whistleblower, and the stress that followed as an FBI informant.To read more about Mark Whitacre, visit markwhitacre.com where you will also be able to access the documentary referenced in this episode at https://www.markwhitacre.com/discovery.htmlDiscover Prison Fellowship's Warden Exchange Program at pfm.org/warden-exchangeTo reach out with any feedback or suggestions for future podcast guests, contact firstname.lastname@example.org by Podington Bear under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Grit/Blammo)
Mark Whitacre finished his PhD in biochemical engineering from an Ivy League school by the age of 25 and rocketed up the corporate ladder – until his wife convicted him that the corporation that made him rich was also committing the largest anti-trust price-fixing scam in American history. Listen to the true story of the man behind the Matt Damon movie, The Informant. For more information, visit Mark's website here.
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Mark Whitacre is Chief Operating Officer (COO) of CBMC, an organization that has impacted his life greatly the past two decades. It’s one of the most prominent, pioneering organizations in the faith at work movement over the past century. Since December of 2006, he has been the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Science Officer at Cypress Systems, Inc. His undercover work with the FBI during the ADM price-fixing scandal was the inspiration for the major motion picture, "The Informant," starring Matt Damon as Mark Whitacre. Drawing from his unique history, Mark provides one-of-a-kind insight into corporate ethics, corporate greed, and the warning signs of a flawed corporate leadership. www.MarkWhitacre.com www.CBMC.org Theology of Business is the show that helps marketplace Christians to partner with God in business to make disciples of companies, industries, and communities. If you want to learn more about how to do business for the glory of God and shape culture through discipling the business world, this show is for you. | Entrepreneurship | Marketing | Nonprofit | Church | Author | Startups | Marketplace | Ministry | Business as Mission | Faith and Work | Faith | Success | Leadership | www.TheologyofBusiness.com