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Parent Professionals Forum

February 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Profession Confessions
Fordham Parent Professionals Reveal Secrets of their Fields
Thursday, February 2, 2017 | 6 – 8 p.m.
12th-Floor Lounge | Lowenstein Center | Lincoln Center Campus

Complimentary Ram Van passes will be provided to Rose Hill students who RSVP through CareerLink.

Join us for an honest conversation on careers with Fordham parents. Hear how their personal career paths unfolded, learn what their jobs entail, and get an inside look at the internship process in their industries (opportunities will be posted on CareerLink!). Then get your questions answered and connect with our panelists one on one at our reception.

Richard (Rick) L. Treanor, Ph.D., Partner, Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt LLP
Rick Treanor is the parent of Jack Treanor, a Gabelli School of Business senior, and Ricky Treanor, a Gabelli freshman. He is a patent lawyer and a partner at Oblon, a full-service intellectual property law firm in Virginia, where he chairs the chemical patent prosecution group and co-chairs the patent prosecution group. His practice deals with opinions, counseling, litigation, and other prosecution matters. Working with both foreign and domestic clients, he helps to identify patentable products and design-around competitor patents in order to obtain broad protection for his clients’ innovations.

Rick was formerly an examiner in the Special Laws Administration division of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Before practicing law, Rick pursued doctoral studies in chemistry. Prior to practicing law, Rick earned a National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Fellowship and conducted postdoctoral studies in the field of nanostructures at the Biomolecular Science and Technology Center of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory.

Rick is currently registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Rick graduated cum laude from Columbus School of Law with his J.D., earned his Ph.D. with distinction in organic chemistry at Georgetown University, and received his B.S. from Fairfield University.

Our panel includes:
Rich Cervini, Senior Vice President of Production and Technical Operations, CBS Television Distribution

Donna Morris, Executive Vice President of Customer and Employee Experience, Adobe

Ed Munshower, Founder, Terrace Creek Capital

John Normile, Partner, Jones Day

Jennifer Povlitz, Managing Director & Market Head of Wealth Management, UBS

Maureen F. Zakowski, M.D., Professor, Icahn School of Medicine, Mt. Sinai Hospital


February 2, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


12th Floor Lounge
33 W. 60th Street
New York, NY 10023
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