Leadership Matters

The Board of Directors of the Irish Chamber is pleased to share our two-part Leadership Matters program, presented by WSFS BankTeleflexNeumann University KYW/Entercom, ICON Clinical Research, and Dailey LLP.

Released daily beginning on March 1st, our Leadership Matters Conversation Series will feature Ambassador’s Awards honorees:

Ambassador Award 
Aer Lingus, 2020: Bill Byrne, Director Global Sales/Sr. VP North America
Emergent BioSolutions (acquired Adapt Pharma), 2019: Eric Karas, Vice President and General Manager, US Commercial
Beneficial Bank (now WSFS Bank), 2017: Gerry Cuddy, (former) President & Chief Executive Officer
Almac Group, 2016:  Valerie Higgins, President & Managing Director, Almac Clinical Technologies; and Mark Rohlfing, Vice President of Operations, Almac Clinical Services
ICON Clinical Research, 2009: Steve Cutler, Chief Executive Officer

Taoiseach Award 
Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD., Villanova University, 2020
Jerry Maginnis, Accounting Executive in Residence, Rowan University; Managing Partner (retired), KPMG, 2018
Eileen McDonnell, Chair & Chief Executive Officer, Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, 2017
Daniel Hilferty, CEO (retired), 
 Independence Blue Cross, 2012

Uachtarán Award 
Connelly Foundation, 2020: Thomas Riley, President
Travis Manion Foundation, 2019: Ryan Manion, President
Sister Marguerite O’Beirne, OSF, 2013, Vice President for Mission & Ministry, Neumann University

On Friday the 26th of February, we will hosted (virtually) our live Global CEO Roundtable in conjunction with the Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, His Excellency Daniel Mulhall.

View our program book by clicking HERE!

Our panel members include:

• Madeline Bell, President & Chief Executive Officer, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (Ambassador’s Award Recipient – 2013)
• Liam Kelly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Teleflex (Ambassador’s Award Recipient – 2019)
Joan O’Shaughnessy, Chair, Tourism Ireland (Joan accepted our 2011 Ambassador’s Award on behalf of Aramark)
Our moderator will be Danny McCoy, Chief Executive Officer, Ibec, Ireland’s largest lobby and business representative group

Contact Alanna Barry McCloskey at abarry@iabcn.org or call/text/Whats App 215.772.3101


Ambassador Club Members