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Welcome to The Green Room

The Green Room

The Green Room is a conversation series moderated by Jeff Russell, president and CEO of Delta Dental of Iowa. The series is designed to help business leaders gain insights for managing, motivating and achieving continued success for their business and employees. 

  • Focused on and tailored for Iowa business leaders
  • An online resource for presentations and interactive conversations
  • A shared space to discover how others have improved the health of their businesses
  • Designed to help you gain and share actionable insights
  • Hosted by Delta Dental of Iowa

About The Green Room

Previous conversations in The Green Room

March 30, 2022 | "Intentional Leadership

  • Dr. Beth Livingston, Assistance Professor in Management & Entrepreneurship at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business
  • Tiffany O’Donnell, Chief Executive Officer of Women Lead Change
  • Jeff Russell, President & CEO, Delta Dental of Iowa

December 1, 2021 | "The New World of Work"

  • Nicole Crain, Executive Vice President, Iowa Association of Business and Industry
  • Davide Leto, President, Palmer Group
  • Host: Jeff Russell, President & CEO, Delta Dental of Iowa

July 20, 2021 | "Creating a Culture of Wellness"

  • Brent Vander Waal, CEO, ITA Group
  • Teresa Hovell, Benefits Manager
  • Host: Jeff Russell, President & CEO, Delta Dental of Iowa

March 2, 2021 | "Navigating the Changing Course" 

  • Rowena Crosbie, President and Founder of Tero International, Inc.
  • Tanner Krause, Chief Executive Officer of Kum & Go
  • Jeff Pomeranz, City Manager of Cedar Rapids 

November 11, 2020 | "Winning the Inner Victory" 

  • Bryan Arzani, Vice President & Co-founder of Results Group, LLC