Save the date!
Great Conversations 2019 will be on Wednesday, May 1st
at the Birchwood Manor in Whippany, NJ.
Reception, Dinner, and Conversation with Celebrated Hosts
Enjoy highlights of our 10th Anniversary celebration,
which took place on April 26, 2018 at the Madison Hotel.
Three hundred people met and mingled, chatted and chuckled, sipped and savored, and brought the lost art of conversation to life at our 10th annual Great Conversations. From musicians to sports champions, business leaders to tech innovators, pharma executives to woman entrepreneurs, guests enjoyed a unique experience talking and connecting with these talented “Great Conversationalists” from our community.
Learn about last year’s Conversationalists in:
Arts, Music & Media, Business, Entrepreneurs & Tech,
Healthcare & Pharma, Law, Military Service, Real Estate,
Science & Medicine and Sports
ROI-NJ — Editor & Chief Content Officer
|Joanne Del Rio
Novartis — Art Collection Manager, North and South America
South + Pine American Eatery — Chef/Owner
Jazz Saxophonist, Recording Artist & Educator
|Christina Baker Kline
Author of the NY Times bestsellers, Orphan Train and A Piece of the World
Sotheby’s — VP for Global Client Development, Contemporary Art
Co-creator and producer for the rap group Public Enemy, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees; Def Jam Records former President
General Manager of NJTV
Crum & Forster — SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Mondelēz International — Regional Chief Marketing Officer North America
Avis Budget Group — EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer
BASF Corporation — VP, Corporate Communications & Chief Communications Officer
|Irene Chang Britt
Independent Board Director & Strategic Advisor; 30 years in Consumer Packaged Goods including President, Pepperidge Farm
PwC — Intelligent Process Automation Leader for Emerging Technologies
CEO & Founder — Propelify & NJ Tech Meetup
CEO & Founder of Leading Woman Entrepreneurs
|Dario Mirski, MD
Bayer Pharmaceuticals — SVP, Head, Medical Affairs Americas
Hackensack Meridian Health Network — EVP & Chief Experience Officer
Allergan — EVP, Corporate Affairs & Chief Communications Officer
|Carrie Eglinton Manner
Quest Diagnostics — SVP, Advanced Diagnostics
Pfizer Essential Health — Global President
Atlantic Health System — SVP & Chief Transformation Officer
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP — Partner, Chair of the Firm
|Colonel Jack Jacobs (Retired)
Medal of Honor recipient for service in Vietnam; NBC News military analyst
|Leslie E. Smith Jr.
Rockefeller Group — former EVP; Principal — Smith & Main
|Lisa Goddard, PhD
Columbia University — Director & Senior Research Scientist at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society
|Allen Keller, MD
NYU School of Medicine — Associate Professor of Medicine & Director of Center for Health and Human Rights
New Jersey Devils Defenseman, Captain, and Stanley Cup Champion
New York Jets Offensive Lineman #79
Table is equipped with Audio Directions hearing loops to assist hearing aid wearers.
Great Sponsors of Great Conversations
We thank the following corporate sponsors for their support of Morris Arts. Click on the sponsor’s name to link to their website.
Delta Dental of New Jersey
Audio Directions by Emcom
The Avis Budget Charitable Foundation
Delta Dental of New Jersey
MCM Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley
Morristown Medical Center
Any questions? If you have any questions, please call Gina Moran at 973-285-5115 x13 or email her.