Archive for September, 2013

Open Call for Letters:
New 1916 Project Is Crowd-Sourcing for History

Students at Trinity College Dublin’s M.Phil. in Digital Humanities and Culture want your Irish letters, as long as they were written between November 1, 1915 and October 31, 1916. In Ireland’s first crowd-sourced letters project, researchers at TCD are aiming to shed light on what the average citizenry was up to in the six monthsRead more..

All Around Ireland

Michelle Meagher’s photographs of her first trip to Ireland. Wicklow Mountains, County Wicklow. This panoramic view of the Wicklow Mountains and Lake is my favorite of all the pictures I captured on my very first trip to Ireland over the summer. My boyfriend, Brendan, who acted as my tour guide, pulled over on an almostRead more..

Jim O’Donnell’s
Keynote Address at the
2013 Wall Street 50 Dinner

On September 12, 2013, Irish America magazine celebrated the 16th Annual Wall Street 50 awards. The Wall Street 50 honors the best and brightest Irish-American leaders in finance, celebrated in the October/November 2013 issue of Irish America. At this year’s awards dinner, Irish America was delighted to welcome Jim O’Donnell, Managing Director and Global Head of Investor SalesRead more..

Irish at the Emmys

Last night the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held at Los Angeles’s Nokia Theater. Though they were hosted by Irish American Neil Patrick Harris, that’s almost all the stage time descendants of Erin got for the three-hour ceremony. The other biggest presence on stage was The Colbert Report, which finally beat out the perennialRead more..

2013 Wall Street 50 Dinner Highlights Reel

Photos from the 2013 Wall Street 50

On September 12, 2013, Irish America magazine celebrated the 16th Annual Wall Street 50 awards. The Wall Street 50 honors the best and brightest Irish-American leaders in finance, celebrated in the October/November 2013 issue of Irish America. At this year’s awards dinner, Irish America was delighted to welcome Jim O’Donnell, Managing Director and Global Head ofRead more..

Brian M. Travers

Managing partner at Travers & Associates, Brian M. Travers has extensive experience in life insurance, estate planning, charitable giving, and wealth transfer strategies. His firm works specifically with high net worth families to implement life insurance strategies, and assists in fundamental estate tax planning strategies that protect his clients’ heirs and their charitable interests. Born inRead more..

Anita M. Sands

Anita M. Sands is the former chief operating officer of UBS Wealth Management Americas, where she most recently served as group managing director and head of Change Leadership. Previously, she was managing director, head of Transformational Management for Global Operations and Technology at Citigroup. Before moving to the U.S., Anita was at the Royal BankRead more..

Sharon T. Sager

Sharon T. Sager is a managing director and private wealth advisor at UBS Private Wealth Management. A CIMA, she began her career in financial services in 1983 with Kidder Peabody & Co., which was acquired by Paine Webber Inc. and then by UBS. Barron’s has named her to its Top 100 Women Financial Advisors eachRead more..

Tim Ryan

Tim Ryan is vice chairman and the Markets, Strategy and Stakeholders leader at PwC. He has over 25 years of diversified experience serving clients in the financial services industry in the U.S. and internationally. Prior to his current role, Tim led PwC’s Assurance practice. In addition, he led PwC’s Financial Services practice and its ConsumerRead more..