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Subgroups & Communities of Practice: CEO Roundtable

The CEO Roundtable

A Beacon Sub-group specifically for CEO’s and COO’s within the MidAtlantic Region

Group Objectives

Provide a peer support group for CEO’s, Presidents, and COO’s where they can meet in a confidential setting and build relationships with individuals in similar leadership circumstances.

Afford members opportunities to hear from (a) senior leaders whose stories lead to key learnings and takeaways and (b) subject matter experts presenting on topics relevant to top tier organization leadership.

Be part of an affinity group of like-minded senior leaders where they can network with other executives facing similar business challenges.


Meeting Frequency

4 meetings annually.

There is an expectation that all members will attend at least two meetings annually.


Meeting Format

The first 30 minutes of each meeting is allocated for networking.

A guest presenter, typically either a CEO, President or COO with a compelling story or subject matter expert with a perspective relevant for this audience speaks to the group for 45 minutes followed by 15 minutes of Q & A .

Recent presenters:

  • Ed Herr -President, Herr Foods
  • Mike Anastasio – President, Bala Engineers
  • Christopher Drumm, SVP AmeriHealth Caritas
  • Merrill Reese – Voice of the Philadelphia Eagles
  • Patrick Callahan – Founder, Compass Red (Data and Analytics Company)
  • Mike Axiotis – CEO Lehigh Valley Restaurant Group (21 Red Robin restaurant chain restaurants)

Breakfast buffet served at the beginning of each meeting.



The Beacon CEO Roundtable is a closed group. All applications for membership must be approved by the group’s steering committee.


Membership Criteria

The criteria for membership include either current or prior experience as a CEO, President, COO or Managing Partner of a for-profit or non-profit with revenues in excess of $2M or current or prior experience as a board member of a public or private company with revenues in excess of $10M. Ideally, members should have a base of relationships with other regional CEOs and COO’s.


More Information

For more information or questions, please reach out to Richard Marcus -








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