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Thirteenth Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit: Session IV: CEO & Entrepreneur Outlook

VIDEO July 23, 2021

Speaker / Author

Jim McCann

Chairman of 1-800-Flowers

Jim McCann likes to make things grow. First, as a florist and then as the founder of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, McCann, a consummate entrepreneur, has shown a knack for making businesses grow and prosper. From its roots in 1976 as a single flower shop in Manhattan, NY, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM has become the world's largest florist with revenues expected to exceed $1 billion. In the process, McCann changed the way flowers and other gifts are marketed for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays and special occasions while helping to expand the definition of retailing - positioning his company to help customers express themselves and connect with the ... Read More

Stanley Ryan

President and CEO of Darigold

Stanley Ryan is President and CEO of Darigold, a global dairy ingredient and consumer products cooperative based in Seattle, Wash. Prior to joining Darigold in February 2016, Ryan served as the interim Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Bulk Shipping (Nasdaq: EGLE) based in New York City. Ryan brings 25 years of international leadership experience from Cargill, Inc., where he served in a number of executive and general management roles. From 2011 to 2014, he was a Corporate Platform Leader responsible for co-leading all of Cargill’s global agricultural supply chain businesses (soft commodities), based in Shanghai, China. In 2010, he was President/Managing ... Read More

Scott Savlov 

Founder of Savlov Consulting, Inc.

Scott Savlov is founder of Savlov Consulting, Inc., a full-service, sports and entertainment, promotion and television production company. Savlov has more than twenty-five years in sports, media and entertainment experience. ... Read More