Long Island, New York – Annual KEOS Fireside Chat Coming to Bellmore Theatre Thursday, September 12, 2019 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM.  The Bellmore theatre is located at 222 Pettit Ave. Bellmore, NY 11710.   Enjoy an evening of music with a glass of wine with many other professionals for an evening at the movies for a fireside conversation!


The Fireside Key Elements of Success, hosted by Dr. Corrinne Graham of Corri’s Corner, Designs by Dr. G and GICaRInc, and is an intimate evening of sharing friendship, connections and ideas with leaders in industry and academia on Long Island.

Dr. Graham has assembled a panel of guest speakers from seemingly unconnected backgrounds, retail business, education, public broadcasting, small-midsize-large, and mom and pop startup diverse businesses.

Each Speaker will share their struggles and triumphs on their way to achieving personal visions of success. From this diverse pool of leaders arise story after story linked through their personal journeys’ of success which all include the Key Elements of Success; inspiration, perseverance, practical strategy, the courage to follow one’s dream and faith. The common themes of Fireside KEOS will resonate deeply with each attendee. Come and experience for yourself why this is TRULY A EVENT YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS!

Speaker: Nancy Hernandez
Deputy Comptroller Division of Diversity Management, Office of the NYS Comptroller, Thomas P. DiNapoli

Speakers: Nancy Hernandez, Deputy Comptroller Division of Diversity Management, Office of the NYS Comptroller, Thomas P. DiNapoli, “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidences; Helen Keller.”

Heidi Felix, “I live my life by the Golden Rule ‘Do unto others as you would have done unto you.’ I believe the meaning of Life is to find your gift. The purpose of Life is to give it away.”’ National Business Development Specialist for The Millennium Group of Delaware

Bert Lurch, “My entire business life changed when I put preparation ahead of doing. If we don’t prepare and strategize then we are essentially working blindly and that has been the biggest and most effective professional shift I have made. Develop a task management strategy and work it every day and you will watch your life change.” Co-Founder and CEO of E Central Medical Management –Solutions for Medical Practice

William (Bill) Cleare, “Success arrives when you demonstrate relentless willingness to do what others won’t do and love doing it. Make it look easy!” William (Bill) Cleare, LUTCF Partner, New York Life Insurance Company

Lionel Chitty, “In my world, the Key Elements of Success include 3 important things: Relationship – Relationship – Relationship. Make them, nurture them, and use them.” Executive Director, Hicksville Chamber of Commerce, President, Alumni Association of SUNY Old Westbury / Ex-Officio Member, Board Member, SUNY Old Westbury, Board Member, Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce, President, Lionel J. Chitty & Associates and Town of Oyster Bay, Planning & Development / Economic Development

Tyler Sloves, Melville Chamber of Commerce Ambassador/Board Member “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston S. Churchill.

Dr. Corrinne Graham, “What’s Your Truth? There is a simple fact relevant in today’s businesses: organizations are constantly changing within the global operational environment. To acquire and maintain a competitive advantage, organizations need to proactively respond to threats and opportunities by predicting future events. Having the appropriate models and processes to predict such events and also harness profitability and efficiency are critical factors in organizational success.” Dr. Graham is Founder and President of GRAHAM International Consulting and Research Inc., and MWBE Organization. Dr. Graham is a 2017 Top 50 Women on Long Island and a 2018-2019 WENYC Mentor

“The Key Elements of Success Fireside Chat is the ultimate event for you to attend to help you to obtain self-discovery and self-mastery and will help you to propel your life to the next level no matter where you are currently operating in your life, and will set your life on a trajectory to greater success! Phil Andrews, President, LI African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.