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Jalane Meloun, Ph.D., Professor of Business & Industrial Psychology, Barry University – Craft Talk Keynote: You 2.0 – Harnessing Your Motivations

2022-08-22T13:21:10-04:00

The Club was delighted to have Jalane Meloun, Ph.D., as our guest craft keynote speaker. Dr. Meloun is a Full Professor for Barry University, teaching in the Schools of Business and of Education, Leadership, & Human Development. She instructs business, psychology, IT, HR, project management, ethics, Total Quality Management (TQM), research methods, entrepreneurship, and statistics courses. She is the past Academic Coordinator for the (Business) Administration Department. Dr. Meloun gave a wonderful talk entitled “You 2.0: Harnessing Your Motivations.” In her talk she focused on many of the challenges we all face trying to overcome our bad habits. She [...]

Jalane Meloun, Ph.D., Professor of Business & Industrial Psychology, Barry University – Craft Talk Keynote: You 2.0 – Harnessing Your Motivations2022-08-22T13:21:10-04:00

Camila Mychalczuk, Camila Mychalczuk, The Innovation and Business Development Pipeline at FAU

2022-08-22T13:20:18-04:00

The Club was delighted to have Camila Mychalczuk (“MUH-CAL-CHECK”) as our speaker. She is proud to represent Florida Atlantic University as the Director of Local Relations.  She started her career at Florida Atlantic at the A.D. Henderson School and FAU High School as a School Counselor in March 2021 and transitioned to the Office of Government Relations in January.  The Office of Government Relations promotes and reinforces FAU as a valued community partner, advocates for the University at all levels of government, and facilitates partnerships with the community. Outside of work, Camila enjoys spending time outdoors and in nature. [...]

Camila Mychalczuk, Camila Mychalczuk, The Innovation and Business Development Pipeline at FAU2022-08-22T13:20:18-04:00

David Chaves Lopez, Alzheimer’s Association on Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease

2022-08-22T13:18:11-04:00

The Club was delighted to have David Chaves Lopez as our guest speaker this week.  David Chaves Lopez is the Bilingual Program Manager for the Southeast Florida Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association in Palm Beach County, Florida. David has a professional background in clinical research, human services and public health. David’s role as a Program Manager is to provide Alzheimer's Association programs and services to communities, organizations, businesses, professionals, families and individuals living with Alzheimer's disease or any other type of dementia. Through the coordination of dedicated Alzheimer's Association volunteers, David raises awareness about brain health, informs the public [...]

David Chaves Lopez, Alzheimer’s Association on Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease2022-08-22T13:18:11-04:00

Installation Banquet: Rotary 2022-2023 Officers and Directors; Jeff Tomberg Leads the Charge as President

2022-08-22T13:09:11-04:00

The Rotary Club of Boca Raton held its annual banquet for installation of the officers and directors for 2022-2023 at Maggiano’s restaurant. The Club has a fun-loving bunch of professionals who care about others and building lives and better futures for both young college students and help to others in the community.  Just take a look at the following photo of the officers and directors most of whom were able to make the dinner. What a great group! Thanks to Part McCarthy for all the work she did to make this an enjoyable, great tasting event! [...]

Installation Banquet: Rotary 2022-2023 Officers and Directors; Jeff Tomberg Leads the Charge as President2022-08-22T13:09:11-04:00

Patch Paczkowski, Professor of Business, Adams School of Entrepreneurship, FAU

2022-08-22T12:58:14-04:00

We were delighted to have Patch Paczkowski, Professor of Business, Adams School of Entrepreneurship, FAU. Bill (“Patch”) Paczkowski, Ph.D., J.D., M.B.A., served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps for thirteen years, and worked as an attorney/consultant for a subsidiary of Goldman Sachs. Dr. Paczkowski has authored multiple journal articles and conference presentations, coordinates mentorship opportunities for entrepreneurs, and is actively involved in aiding the successful transition of student veterans to the civilian sector of employment. Historically, Patch received: A Ph.D. in Management from the Lally School of Management & Technology A JD from [...]

Patch Paczkowski, Professor of Business, Adams School of Entrepreneurship, FAU2022-08-22T12:58:14-04:00

Craft Talk by Incoming President Elect Dr. Gerry Purdy

2022-08-22T10:58:51-04:00

We were delighted to have a Craft Talk by incoming President Elect Dr. Gerry Purdy that was moderated by incoming President Jeff Tromberg.   Tell us a little bit about your growing up through high school days: •                     Born in Mt. Vernon, NY Feb. 8, 1943. •                     Moved to Santa Monica, CA when he was 7 •                     Moved back to the East Coast when he was around 10 – Ridgewood, NY •                     Move to Atlanta when he was in the 8th grade or around 13 •                     Won first place in the Atlanta Science Congress in 1957 •                     Won first place in the Georgia High School Track and [...]

Craft Talk by Incoming President Elect Dr. Gerry Purdy2022-08-22T10:58:51-04:00

Craft Talk – Bill Riddick, Serial Entrepreneur, Past Club President & Mentor to Others

2022-08-22T10:57:19-04:00

Jeff Tromberg led a Craft Talk with Bill Riddick.  William (Bill) Riddick is a second-generation Floridian born in Boynton Beach and raised in Boca Raton, FL. His mother was born in the small seaside town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and his father moved to Pompano Beach, FL in the 60s where his family has multiple businesses. Bill now lives in Palm City, FL with his wife Melanie and sons Winston & Theodore.  Bill has always been a go getter, accomplishing anything he has set his mind to and leading many organizations. His leadership skills started to develop at a young age [...]

Craft Talk – Bill Riddick, Serial Entrepreneur, Past Club President & Mentor to Others2022-08-22T10:57:19-04:00

Craft Talk – Incoming President Jeff Tromberg, Bankruptcy Attorney

2022-08-22T10:54:18-04:00

Right on the heels of electing Jeff Tromberg to become President of the Club for 2022-2023, Jeff provided the Club members with a Craft Talk moderated by member Steve Clarfield.  Jeff grew up in Bayside, NY, moved to South Florida in the middle of high school, attended the University of Miami and stayed on to attend Law School.  From the very beginning in 1991, he has specialized in consumer bankruptcy law with a focus on helping people struggling to save their homes from foreclosure. During his first year in law school, Jeff was picked to be one of four [...]

Craft Talk – Incoming President Jeff Tromberg, Bankruptcy Attorney2022-08-22T10:54:18-04:00

New Members: Ken Jarvis, Chad Lalsingh & Sandy Burkart

2022-08-22T10:53:04-04:00

We were delighted to induct three new members to our Club: Club President Julie Vianale welcomed Ken Jarvis (nominated by Gerry Purdy), Dr. Chad Lalsingh (nominated by Steve Clarfield) and Dr. Sandy Burkart (nominated by Chris Manners). Here is a short biographical sketch of each new member.  Ken Jarvis Ken was born in the UK but grew up in South Africa. He came to the US five years ago. He is CEO of two IT services firms (Intenda and Magic Orange). He has been married to his wife Linda for 42 years and they have two daughters (one in [...]

New Members: Ken Jarvis, Chad Lalsingh & Sandy Burkart2022-08-22T10:53:04-04:00

President Jeff Tromberg & Officers & Directors Elected for Rotary Year 2022-2023

2022-08-22T10:52:00-04:00

Past President Bill Riddick hosted part of the Club meeting. He first presented slides created by Vanessa Havener that identified the different positions for Club leadership and the different events in which the Club would hold during the year.  Then, Bill presented to the Club members the following list of officers and directors for 2022-23 year as developed by the Nominating Committee: Position Name President Jeff Tromberg President Elect Gerry Purdy President Elect Nominee / VP David Dweck Past President Julie Vianale Treasurer John Mollica Secretary Lisa Talley Membership / Sunshine Committee Gary Hildrebrand RI Foundation Bernardo Wolfson Service [...]

President Jeff Tromberg & Officers & Directors Elected for Rotary Year 2022-20232022-08-22T10:52:00-04:00

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