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The Rhode Island CEO Council

An Exclusive Consortium of CEOs Building a Stronger Rhode Island

— Past Event —

Thursday, March 23, 2023

The 2023 Rhode Island CEO Summit

Maximizing Success as Unexpected Challenges Disrupt Business


7:00am      Doors open for sign-in, coffee, & buffet breakfast
Peer Networking & Confidential Conversations

7:20am      Peer Introductions
Learn about each chief executive sitting at your table

7:30am      Robert Fiske, CEO of the Rhode Island CEO Council
Opening Remarks

7:35am      Tom Burnham, Head Coach, American Magic—America's Cup 2024
Preparing for & Making Successful Instant, High-Impact Decisions
How the captain of an America's Cup boat going 50 miles per hour with competitors prepares for and makes successful instant, high-impact decisions.

7:55am      Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America
How to Maximize Success as Unexpected Challenges Disrupt Business
Fresh from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Brian Moynihan will engage in a candid conversation with Steve Zubiago, CEO of Nixon Peabody, about leadership in challenging times, what is coming next, the importance of focusing on your team, recessionary concerns and preparation, growth strategies for RI organizations, and more.

8:30am      Q&A Advisory Session with Brian Moynihan
Get Additional Answers—Ask Brian what he knows and thinks should be the top priorities for organizations like yours—how you can best maximize your organization's growth and success in 2023 and beyond.

9:10am      Break-out Session
Engage with Your Peers in a Confidential Discussion (at your pre-assigned table) about common leadership challenges each of you are facing and which strategies and tactics each of you think may be best to implement, allowing a wide range of perspectives and ideas to be shared.

9:45am      Closing Remarks
Acknowledgements, feedback, & information about our upcoming CEO Exchanges

9:50am      Adjourn
Leave with actionable ideas and knowing guidance on how to make the best decisions for your business

— 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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