Darien Neighbors, Global Players

This dynamic new executive speaker series will spotlight some of our very own local residents. You may know them as friends or neighbors – but they are also some of the most successful leaders and innovators in their respective fields. They will discuss issues and trends in their industry, share insights about their company, and what they have learned in their business careers. Ticket prices include a reception with wine from JetBlue’s Mint premium travel experience, which features some of America’s best boutique wines.  Attendees will have the opportunity to win special items to benefit the nonprofit mission of the DCA.

Robin Hayes
President and Chief Executive Officer
JetBlue Airways Corporation

Thursday, March 8
7:00pm reception, 7:45pm presentation

JetBlue is one of the world’s most acclaimed airlines, recognized for its award-winning product and customer service, and as one of America’s best places to work. Averaging 1000 flights a day, it carries more than 38 million customers a year. Robin Hayes joined JetBlue in 2008, after a wide-ranging 19 year career with British Airways. He was appointed as JetBlue’s third CEO in 2015.


Brian Rolapp
Chief Media and Business Officer
National Football League

Thursday, April 19
7:00pm reception, 7:45pm presentation

Brian Rolapp oversees all of the NFL’s Media businesses, including broadcasting, NFL Network, NFL Films and NFL Digital Media. He also leads the development, negotiation and implementation of strategy of the NFL’s content rights, including television contracts and digital media rights, and is one of the chief advisors for NFL clubs on various media issues.



Steve Wiggins
Founder and Chairman, Remedy Partners
Managing Director, EW Healthcare Partners

Tuesday, May 15
7:00pm reception, 7:45pm presentation

Steve Wiggins has over 30 years of experience launching and managing healthcare companies, and has founded seven healthcare companies including Oxford Health Plans, which grew into a Fortune 300 company under his leadership. Oxford, along with four of his other start-ups, began in Darien. His businesses span information technology, advanced analytics, health insurance and specialty pharmaceuticals.

Presenting Partners:

Ed and Penny


Series tickets for all three speakers: $80 DCA members / $120 public
Single speaker tickets: $30 DCA members / $45 public

Purchase series tickets by March 6.
Advance ticket purchase is recommended for single speaker tickets. If you are trying to purchase your tickets after 3:00pm on the day of the event, please purchase your tickets at the door.
Click for online registration for all tickets.

For further information contact the DCA at info@dariendca.org or call 203-655-9050 extension 10.
The DCA is located at 274 Middlesex Road in Darien.