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By Robert Reiss |
Published: July 27, 2015

On June 30, 2015, The Luxury Marketing Council of Connecticut-Hudson Valley CEO Roundtable Luncheon was took place at the Ritz Carlton in Westchester, New York. The event was led by Katherine Minckler, founder and chairman of The Luxury Marketing Council and Judith E. Glaser, CEO of Benchmark Communications. At the event this line-up of great entrepreneurs were asked about their big breakthrough in business success:
  • Ira Neimark, former CEO of Bergdorf Goodman, who reinvented luxury retail by helping designers become top brands
  • Tariq Farid, founder and CEO of Edible Arrangements, who built a beloved company with over 1,200 stores
  • Louis Nelson, the top architect and designer famed for creating the FDA nutritional labeling system and public art places, including the Korean War Veterans Memorial
  • Angelo Robles, founder and CEO of The Family Office Association, uniquely representing the wealthiest families in the world
  • Jeff Butchen, founder and CEO of teamDigital Promotions, a leading digital marketing agency that has made billions of consumer to brand connections since 1995
  • Ralph Anderson, CEO of The Green Group who is the leading accounting firm for entrepreneurs
  • David Amlen, CEO of MSR Studios, the largest New York independent recording studio. Amlen’s studios have recorded over 175 platinum records
  • Joe Garofoli, founder and CEO Roc Global, a boutique investment bank helping growth stage businesses acquire institutional capital
  • Kathryn Minckler, founder and Chairman, The Luxury Marketing Council of Connecticut-Hudson Valley
  • Shelly Tretter Lynch, vice-Chairman, The Luxury Marketing Council of Connecticut-Hudson Valley
Robert Reiss of also attended the event and published this collection of quotes from the event.

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