The Old Guard

Prof. John Glascock

UConn. Business School

Dr.Zulma Toro - President, CCSU

Scott Jellison, CEO
Metropolitan District Commission
Milla Riggio, Ph.D.
Trinity College

Vernon Reddick, Chief WHPD

Tom Kirk, CEO, Materials Innovative and Recycling Authority
Jeffrey Ward, Chief Scientist
CT Agricultural Experimental Station

Ed Guay

 Economics Consultant

Commissioner Katie Dykes

CT Dept. Energy & Environmental Protection

Jeremy Stein, Exec. Dir.
CT Against Gun Violence
Steve Zuckerman - Root Center for Advanced Recovery - "The Opioid Crisis"

Interesting presentations and lively questions and answers each week

Organized by Ron Van Winkle, Vice President

Some other recent speakers 

Steve Collins - Exec. Director, Hartford Symphony

Mike Anthony - Hartford Courant Sports Columnist

Arthur House - Connecticut Cybersecurity Officer

Michelle Murphy - Malta House of Care

Gerry Brooks - NBC 30 News Anchor

Mike Werle - President, The Children's Museum

Ed Guay - Economist (28th annual visit)

Dr. Michael Bourque - Medical Mission leader

Nathan Grube - Travelers Golf Tournament

Tom Moore - Assistant Coach, UConn Basketball

Jason Jakubowski, President, CEO, Foodshare

Dr. Briann Greenfield - Exec. Dir., H.B Stowe Center

Dr. Joel Lohr, President, Hartford Seminary

Adria Giordano, Dir. of Development, Chrysalis Center

Joe D'Ambrosio, Broadcaster (Annual Luncheon)


Michael Chase, Author


Dr. David Greenfield, The Healing Center

"Internet Addiction"

Major JR French, The Salvation Army

"The Works of the Salvation Army"


Mark Milewski - "Climbing Mount Everest"

Jay Williams, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving "Charity in the Hartford Region"

John Horak, The Tango Alliance

"The Disfunction in the Nonprofit Human Service Arena"

Fred Carstensen, Professor, Economics, University of Connecticut

"The Connecticut Economy"

As many as 35 presentations during the season

(some meetings may be cancelled due to weather)