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Jodi Pulice, Founder & CEO of JRT REALTY GROUP, INC.

<< Return to all personal profiles here Where are you from, and what was it like growing up there? I grew up in Staten Island, which was then, as it is now, a close-knit community, loyal to the borough, proud of the neighborhood, and full of friends, family and food (“the three Fs”, as we say). Like in so many of the neighborhoods of New York back then, everyone had each other’s back; everyone watched out for each other (and...

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Feargal O’Sullivan, Founder & CEO of USAM GROUP INC.

<< Return to all personal profiles here Where are you from, and what was it like growing up there? I was born and raised in the suburbs of Dublin, Ireland (as opposed to Dublin, Ohio, which is also a lovely place, albeit without the famous brewery).  While it was a difficult time economically, as a child, I remember the fantastic sense of freedom to wander and explore every nook and cranny as far as my bike could take me. What is...

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Elizabeth van Schilfgaarde, Managing Partner at NAUTADUTILH New York Office

<< Return to all personal profiles here Where are you from and what was it like growing up there? I grew up in the Netherlands, with one leg in the US, spending many of my summers on Cape Cod. My parents were Dutch and American, so bridging the continents has been part of my life from day one. What is your Hometown famous for and what do you think about it? The Netherlands is famous for being tolerant. The Dutch are...

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F. Elusio Zafar Alcalde, Founder of TAXMAP

<< Return to all personal profiles here Where are you from and what was it like growing up there? London, United Kingdom. London is a great city to grow up in as it has a lot of history that one can learn from. What is your Hometown famous for and what do you think about it? London is a global city and famous for being at the centre of a number of historical events. The city has survived through it’s pragmatism...

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Albert Busch, President & CEO, Datacolor

<< Return to all personal profiles here Where are you from and what was it like growing up there? I grew up in Belgium at the Belgian coast, close to France. What is your Hometown famous for and what do you think about it? Belgium is famous for its many historical cities and of course its chocolate and “french fries” Does your Hometown have a famous dish and do you like and why/why not? Nothing better than having fresh mussels with fries...

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Amy Walsh, Partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

<< Return to all personal profiles here Where are you from and what was it like growing up there? Geneva, NY and Salisbury, Maryland What is your Hometown famous for and what do you think about it? Geneva is famous as being home of the Suffragette movement. I think it’s wonderful, especially since I ended up going to Vassar College, one of the first women’s colleges in the US. Does your Hometown have a famous dish and do you like and why/why...

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