The Rhode Island CEO Council

An Exclusive Consortium of CEOs Building a Stronger Rhode Island

— Upcoming Events —


        Event Date                 (see past events)


Thursday 7:00-9:00am (including breakfast & peer conversations)

DEC 1        CEO Exchange

Topic:  Business Strategies that will Maximize Success in 2023

Guest:  Helena Foulkes, former President of CVS Pharmacy & CEO of Hudson's Bay

Format: Guest CEO Interview – Peer Roundtables – Q&A with Guest

Details: agenda & content


Thursday 7:00-9:00am (including breakfast & peer conversations)

JAN 12       CEO Exchange

Topic:  Maximizing the Success of Rhode Island Based Companies

Guest:  Elizabeth Tanner, Rhode Island Secretary of Commerce

Format: Guest Interview – Peer Roundtables – Q&A with Guest

Saturday Evening 6:30-9:30pm

FEB 18       CEO Afterhours (members & significant-others only)

Venue: To be announced

Thursday 7:00-9:50am (including breakfast & peer conversations)

MAR 23      2023 Rhode Island CEO Summit

Topic:  Maximizing the Success of Rhode Island Based Companies

Guest:  Brian Moynihan, CEO, Bank of America

Format: Guest Interview, Panel Discussion, Discussions at your table with your peers, and a Q&A with Brian Moynihan

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— Past Events —


        Event Date                             (see upcoming events)

10/20/22      CEO Forum

Topic: Maximizing Rhode Island Workforce Development

Guests: Matthew Weldon, Director, R.I. Dept. of Labor & Training
Shannon Gilkey, Rhode Island Postsecondary Commissioner
Angelica Infante-Green, Commissioner, R.I. Secondary Education

Format: Facilitated discussion & Roundtables with RI policy makers

Details: agenda & content

09/15/22      CEO Exchange

Topic:  Getting to the Right Strategy for Your Biggest Leadership Challenge

Format:  Engage in a confidential, facilitated DeepDive discussion with peer-level chief executives—determine which strategies will best address a current, critically important, leadership challenge.

Details: agenda & content

08/13/22      CEO Afterhours

Venue: WaterFire – Brazier Society VIP Venue

06/09/22      CEO Briefing

Topic:  What CEOs need to know about Cybersecurity & Breaches

Experts: Kiran Mantha, Principal, Deloitte Advisory, Cyber Risk Services,
Todd Knapp, CEO of Envision Technology Advisors, and
Jason Kravitz, Head of Nixon Peabody's data privacy & cybersecurity practice.

Format: Expert Briefings – Peer Roundtables – Q&A with Experts

Details: agenda & content

05/05/22      CEO Exchange

Topic:  Finding and Retaining the Right Talent in 2022

Guest: Mike Zani, CEO of The Predictive Index & author of The Science of Dream Teams

Format: Mike Zani Interview – Peer Roundtables – Q&A with Mike Zani

Details: agenda & content

03/25/22      2022 Rhode Island CEO Summit

Topic: Gaining Strategic Advantage in this Rapidly Changing World

Speakers: Dan McKee Governor of Rhode Island
   Alicia Rose, Deputy CEO of Deloitte, and
   Ross Gittell, President of Bryant University & Distinguished Economist.

Details: agenda & content


— Established in 2006 —

(originally founded as the Chief Executives Club of Rhode Island)

— An exclusive and powerful consortium of chief executives who help each other take their business and Rhode Island to the next level —

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