Posts Tagged ‘2018 Business 100’


Eileen McDonnell, the Chairman & CEO of Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, discusses her Irish heritage, breaking the glass ceiling, and the way forward. When parents tell their children that they can do anything, it’s all too often taken with too many grains of salt. But Eileen McDonnell believed her parents. She had no reasonRead more..

33rd Annual
Irish America Business 100

Now in its fourth decade, the Irish America Business 100 has a long history of providing recognition to a fundamental core of American business. It can be easy to assume that the Irish in America and their descendants are a monolithic bloc, but as this list has continually shown, there is no single story ofRead more..

2018 Business 100 Luncheon

On Wednesday, December 12, Irish America magazine hosted its 33rd annual Business 100 awards luncheon at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. The best and brightest Irish-American business leaders, representing some of the nation’s top corporations, were honored, and Eileen McDonnell, the chairman & CEO of Penn Mutual, served as the keynote speaker. Coming inRead more..

Jennifer Weston

Jennifer Weston joined Castle Brands in 2006, currently serving as on-premise sales manager for Metro-New York. Castle Brands, a developer and international marketers of premium and super premium beverage alcohol brands. Jennifer is part of the team responsible for driving the sales upwards of two million cases a year, globally. With a focus on metroRead more..

Jim Waldron

As a senior advisor at Prime Clerk, Jim Waldron cultivates client relationships, communicates regularly with the bankruptcy community, and assists with the development of marketing strategies. He is also the director of EDRM, an eDiscovery initiative,  at Duke Law School and previously served for three decades as the Clerk of the United States Bankruptcy Court forRead more..

Jim Summers

Jim Summers is the president of Senior Market Sales, Inc. (SMS), a leading independent marketing organization in the insurance and financial services industry.  Under Jim’s leadership, SMS has grown to serve more than 50,000 independent agents and advisors, providing access to health and wealth solutions, technology and support that help agents better serve the growingRead more..

Ted Sullivan

Ted Sullivan, is Head of Industry – Telecommunications, Media and Entertainment, and a global client partner at SAP America’s consulting practice, serving over 300,000 customers in 190 countries. With more than 18 years of experience focusing on strategy and operational consulting, Ted previously held executive positions at dRSTi360, which he co-founded, IBM, and KPMG. Ted tracesRead more..

Bill Sullivan

Bill Sullivan is a Vice President at Capgemini and leads their global financial services market intelligence group.  He is responsible for the development of Capgemini’s thought leadership and oversees a team of strategy consultants and sector analysts who help Capgemini’s financial services clients across the globe address complex strategic issues. Born in Walpole, Massachusetts, BillRead more..

Jack Stack

Jack Stack has spent over 40 years in banking. He currently is the Supervisory Board Chairperson of Ceska Sporitelna, the largest bank in the Czech Republic, and also serves on the Boards of Ally Bank, Erste Bank (Austria), and Mutual of America Capital Management. Jack was CEO of Ceska Sporitelna from 2000 thru 2007, whereRead more..

T. Kelley Spillane

Kelley Spillane is senior vice president of global sales at Castle Brands. He joined Castle Brands during its start-up and has been an integral part in the company’s substantial domestic and international growth. Previously, Kelley was with Carillon Importers, where he was instrumental in the development of Absolut Vodka and the launch of Bombay SapphireRead more..