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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. 

About The Green Room

Previous conversations in The Green Room

October 24, 2022 | "Agree to Disagree: Supporting Civility in the Workplace"

  • Scott Raecker, Executive Director, The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center at Drake University
  • Host: Jeff Russell, President & CEO, Delta Dental of Iowa

July 12, 2022 | "Thinking Forward

  • Jason Gross, Vice President of ManchestorStory
  • Host: Jeff Russell, President & CEO, Delta Dental of Iowa

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
  • David 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