Archive for September, 2014

Inaugural Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Reception

Irish America celebrated its inaugural Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 Awards Reception (for more photos of the event, click here) co-presented with ICON plc, last night in Manhattan. The Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 aims to recognize the best and brightest professionals in the medical industry and highlight the work they are doing to improve the livesRead more..

Inaugural Healthcare & Life Sciences 50 Keynote Address by Garret FitzGerald

The Irish America Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 recognizes the work of Irish-American and Irish-born medical professionals who are contributing everyday to the health and wellness of our communities, from pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biotechnology to research and development and medical care. On September 25th, Irish America celebrated the honorees in New York city with Inaugural Keynote Speaker Dr.Read more..

Inaugural Healthcare & Life Sciences 50 Event Photos

The Irish America Healthcare and Life Sciences 50 recognizes the work of Irish-American and Irish-born medical professionals who are contributing everyday to the health and wellness of our communities, from pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biotechnology to research and development and medical care. On September 25th, Irish America celebrated the honorees in New York city with InauguralRead more..

17th Annual Wall Street 50

On Thursday, September 18, 2014, Irish America magazine celebrated the 17th Annual Wall Street 50 Awards Dinner at the Metropolitan Club in Manhattan. The Wall Street 50 recognizes the most exciting and innovative Irish American and Irish-born leaders in finance, profiled in the October/November 2014 issue of Irish America. We were delighted to recognize ourRead more..

Kathleen Lynch delivers 2014 Wall Street Keynote Address

On September 18th at the Metropolitan Club of New York, Irish America was delighted to welcome Kathleen B. Lynch, Chief Operating Officer for UBS Group Americas and Wealth Management Americas, as our keynote speaker at the annual Wall Street 50 awards dinner. Irish America magazine’s Annual Wall Street 50 recognizes the outstanding accomplishments and successRead more..

2014 Wall Street 50 Event Photos

On September 18th at the Metropolitan Club of New York, Irish America was delighted to welcome Kathleen B. Lynch, Chief Operating Officer for UBS Group Americas and Wealth Management Americas, as our keynote speaker at the annual Wall Street 50 awards dinner. The Wall Street 50 is a celebration of the best and brightest Irish-AmericanRead more..

Kathleen Lynch:
A Commitment to Excellence

As Chief Operating Officer for UBS Group Americas and Wealth Management Americas Kathleen Lynch is a dedicated team leader and motivator. Having achieved a role both professionally and personally rewarding, she enjoys paying it forward, acknowledging the support and encouragement she received from her own family and colleagues along the way. “I may not beRead more..

2014 Wall Street 50

For seventeen years, Irish America has sought out and recognized the best and the brightest Irish-American and Irish-born leaders in the financial sphere, and this year is no exception. The fifty honorees of 2014 are an extraordinary, inspiring, and diverse group – from standout rising stars to masterful Wall Street veterans, this year’s list isRead more..

The First Word:
Making the Most of
What You’ve Got

“Being Irish means being the best you can be by making the most of what you’ve got. It’s about being loyal to your friends and family, sharing with them all the joys that make life worth living.”  – Wall Street 50 Honoree Sean Kelly. In the 1980s when Kathleen Lynch was making her way toRead more..

NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Allows Gay Groups to March

A decision announced in early September by the New York City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, will allow some gays to march in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, specifically the NBC-affiliated LGBT group OUT@NBCUniversal. The announcement has been seen by many as a change of heart towards the gay community by the organizers, who have longRead more..