Posts Tagged ‘Stars of the South’

Katherine Irwin Thomas

Katherine Irwin Thomas is the founder and chairperson of The Irish Arts Foundation of Atlanta and The Atlanta Irish Music School. The Irish Arts Foundation is a non-profit organization that promotes concerts, ceili dances, and workshops with professional Irish musicians from America and Ireland. The Atlanta Irish Music School offers classes in Irish fiddle, flute,Read more..

Jack Ryan

John E. (Jack) Ryan received a phone call from Bill Isaacs early this year, with whom he worked when Bill was Chairman of the FDIC, asking Jack if he would be interested in joining a new private equity venture. Jack was intrigued by this opportunity to provide needed capital to the banking industry and heRead more..

Michael E. Nolan

Michael E. Nolan serves as Chairman and President, Fifth District Savings Bank, New Orleans, LA, a federal mutual savings association founded in 1926. His career in banking began in 1976 when he was elected to Fifth District’s Board of Directors. In 1982 he was elected Vice President and served as Senior Vice President and GeneralRead more..

Ciaran Morris

Born in Dublin, Ciaran Morris is a Director of Client Relationship Management in the Atlanta office of PricewaterhouseCoopers. He joined PwC in July of this year following a distinguished 20 year career with IDA Ireland, the Irish government’s international economic development agency. Founded in 1969, IDA is one of the longest established and most successfulRead more..

Maeve McPhail

For the past six years, Maeve McPhail, a native of Drogheda, County Louth, has worked as the southeast region district sales manager for JCB North America, the third largest construction equipment manufacturer in the world. Based in Savannah, Georgia, she is responsible for seven dealerships, from North Carolina to southern Georgia, assisting in driving JCBRead more..

Monsignor Edward J. Dillon

Applying his passion for law and education and his undeniably strong faith, Monsignor Edward J. Dillon has worked to revitalize church law, educate countless students and shepherd a diverse parish of over 2,000 families. He has served at Holy Spirit parish in Atlanta, Georgia since his appointment in 1987, becoming its full-time pastor in 1997.Read more..

Dr. James W. Curran

James W. Curran, M.D., MPH, has made contributions to the medical world not only as an author and teacher but as a highly respected research director. Since 1995, he has served as Dean and Professor of Epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health. He also holds joint appointments in the Emory School of Medicine,Read more..

Trish Crowe

Trish Crowe found her calling in environmental conservation when the stunning landscapes near  her farm in Charlottesville, Virginia inspired her to invite artists to her and husband David’s home to create artwork based on the environment. “The quality of light reflected off the mountains was intense and brilliant.  I knew that artists would respond. IRead more..

Betty Scott Noble & Susan Dougherty

Betty Scott Noble and Susan Dougherty are being honored jointly for their work on behalf of Agnes Scott College. Founded in 1889, Agnes Scott College educates women “to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times.” Betty is the great-great-great-granddaughter of Agnes Irvine Scott, an Irish immigrant from NorthernRead more..

John Maschinot

John Maschinot, a master musician who has been playing the uilleann pipes, Irish wooden flute and tin whistle for a quarter of a century, grew up in a small Kentucky town on the Ohio River with a musical father and an artistic mother whose ancestors came from Galway. As a young man he traveled toRead more..