2017 Events Calendar

Date Topic Speakers          Background Venue
January 10, 2017 Personal and Organizational Goal Setting Paul Herrerias


CEO Club of Marin

Executive Search Consultant, Career Coach, Organizational Development and Leadership Advisor Il Fornaio

Corte Madera

February 14, 2017 Uncovering Opportunities for Business Growth Sandra Beaton

Founder and CEO

Beaton Global Connections

Expert on Growth through Strategic Planning and Effective Partnerships on a local, national, and international level. Il Fornaio

Corte Madera

March 14, 2017 Getting Ready for Millennials to Run the World Panel on Millennials

Cynthia Murray, North Bay Leadership Council

Craig Nelson, Nelson Family of Companies

Rehka Schipper, Tangram Insurance Services

Musa Akbari, Stanton Chase

A joint event with Dominican University’s Business Edge Briefing Series Creekside Room

Caleruega Hall

100 Magnolia Ave.

San Rafael, CA

April 11, 2017 Overcoming Personal Challenges Theo St. Francis

The Overcoming

An aspiring colleague athlete and scholar, Theo suffered a spinal cord injury that left him in a wheelchair during his first week of studies at MIT. Il Fornaio

Corte Madera

May 9, 2017 The Next Tech Revolution in Entertainment Don Daglow


Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Foundation

Three-time Inc. 500™ CEO, software game designer, Technical Emmy® recipient, award-winning game designer, playwright, and novelist. Il Fornaio

Corte Madera

June 13, 2017 Cool Under Fire Marianne Fleischer


Fleischer Communications

Corporate Communications Consultant, Speechwriter, Presentation Skills Executive Coach Il Fornaio

Corte Madera

July 11, 2017 Annual Summer BBQ Social Gathering for Club Members and Friends Welcoming members of the CEO Club, COO Forum, and friends of Stanton Chase for an evening of good food, company, networking, and laughter. The Herrerias Residence

Novato, CA


August 8, 2017 Improving Your Emotional Intelligence Linda Palermo

Sandler Training

Sales, Communications and Leadership Consultant, Trainer and Public Speaker Il Fornaio

Corte Madera


September 12, 2017 Continuous Improvement and Peak Performance Anthony “AB” Bourke

Mach 2 Consulting

Keynote Speaker | Expert on Leadership, Communication & Teamwork | CEO & Founder Mach 2 Consulting & Mach 2 Airshows

Il Fornaio

Corte Madera


October 10, 2017 Involving Your Family In Your Business Enterprise Panel Discussion A joint event with Dominican University’s Business Edge Briefing Series Canceled due to wildfires


November 14, 2017 Short and Long-term implications of the North Bay Wildfires Judy James Board Chair of Santa Rosa Metro Chamber of Commerce Il Fornaio

Corte Madera


December 12, 2017 Annual Holiday Party Social Gathering for Club Members and Friends The Herrerias Residence