The Executive and Entrepreneurial Leadership Forum at Brown University

THANK YOU for a great event! Hope to see you next year on March 1st, 2018. Presenters for this event include:

More details soon!


You are cordially invited to a special banquet honoring Brown University student leaders. The Executive and Entrepreneurial Leadership Forum is an informal association of top executives and entrepreneurs who value investing in tomorrow’s leaders. You will have the opportunity to make connections and network with the Forum speakers and other guests.

6:00-7:45pm Thursday, March 2

The Huttner Room at The  Brown Faculty Club (1 Magee St, Providence, RI)

Complimentary Dinner and Dessert Provided. Seating is limited.

The EII Forum 2017 is being sponsored by the following executives. They count it a privilege to share their successes, failures, wisdom and faith journey with you, as you seek to achieve now and in the future.

Wayne Braswell: Former VP for The J.M. Smucker Company and advisory member of JLA (Global Analytical Food and Production Company). Now on advisory board role with MANA Nutrition. He has 35+ years experience in manufacturing engineering, finance, warehousing, and logistics, as well as evaluating, acquitting, and integrating companies into operations.

Dr. Jada Jackson: Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Life Coach, Author, Talk Show Host, Educator. Currently working directly with NBA Players. Member of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, American Psychology Association, American Counseling Association, Christian Counseling Association, and the National Communication Association. Author of “Be-You-Tiful,” a power-packed, practical application guide to becoming a better you. Full bio here.

Dr. Jim Stannard (Brown ‘82, Football; Univ. Virginia MD’86): Chairman and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Missouri Orthopaedic InstitutePresident AO North America Foundation for orthopeadic education and training. Military Veteran (82nd Airborne, paratrooper), co-editor of best-selling textbook “Surgical Treatment of Orthopaedic Trauma.” Full bio here.

This event will be moderated by Jarrod Lynn (Brown ’05, ScM’07): Coordinator for The Providence Roundtable, Director of Athletes In Action, Brown Religious Life Affiliate, ALANA Mentor

Special guests include professors such as Barrett Hazeltine, as well as other Brown Alumni and local business executives.


  • 6:00pm – Opening Remarks
  • 6:05pm – Presentation (1 of 3)
  • 6:20pm – Discussion, first course served
  • 6:35pm – Presentation (2 of 3)
  • 6:50pm – Discussion, second course served
  • 7:15pm – Presentation (3 of 3)
  • 7:30pm – Discussion, third course served
  • 7:40pm – Closing remarks
  • 7:45pm – END