Take your dining experience to the next level. At Flavors
you’ll do more than just eat the food, you will witness culinary experts craft
a meal tableside. This is one dinner
that goes above and beyond the usual restaurant fare! Unleash your
inner “foodie” and experience a distinct evening of dining while helping to fund
the research, education, and advocacy efforts of the American Liver Foundation.
Individual tickets are $250/person and include one dining seat, cocktail reception, champagne toast and dessert party, along with the evening program, silent and live auctions, and live music! Corporate Sponsorship packages are also available - click "Become a Sponsor" to learn more!
Thank you to our chefs, who make this evening possible, as well as our Corporate Sponsors for supporting the American Liver Foundation.
6:30 PM • Cocktail Hour
7:30 PM • Dinner
8:30 PM • Program
9:30 PM • Dessert Bar & Live Music
Ronald Renaud, President and CEO of Idenix Pharmaceuticals
Ronald C. Renaud has served as the president and chief executive officer
of Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and member of the Idenix board of directors since
October 2010. Mr. Renaud joined Idenix in June 2007 as the chief financial
officer and served additionally as chief business officer beginning in June
2010. Prior to joining Idenix, Mr. Renaud served as chief financial officer of
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals where he was responsible for the strategic planning
and development of the finance function to support the company’s growth and its
late-stage product candidate development.
Prior to his position at Keryx, he
spent several years as a senior biotechnology equity analyst for leading
investment banks including Bear Stearns, Schwab SoundView and JP Morgan.
Additional industry experience includes Mr. Renaud's more than five years at
Amgen Inc., where he held positions in clinical research, investor relations
and finance. Mr. Renaud holds a Masters in Business Administration from the
Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and a
Bachelor of Arts from St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH.
Jim Lokay, WCVB Weekend Morning Anchor
Jim Lokay co-anchors WCVB NewsCenter 5's EyeOpener on
Saturday and Sunday mornings, and appears throughout the week as a reporter.
Since joining the station in 2011, Jim has covered
everything from snowstorms to Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis. He came to
Boston from his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA, where he worked as a news
anchor, traffic reporter, and host of Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins pregame
shows. Before that, he worked for a TV station in Syracuse, NY.
Actively involved with numerous charities, Jim was the
Pittsburgh Liver Life Walk chair for four years, and served on the local ALF
board of directors.