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2014 Honorary Committee

Mr. Deepak Advani, WG'98
Vice President, Predictive Analytics

Mr. Johannes Albeck, WG'74

Mr. Kenneth Beck, WG'87
CEO Connection

Mr. Matthew C. Blank, W'72
Chairman & CEO
Showtime Networks Inc.

Mr. Jeff Todd Blau, WG'92
Related Companies

Mr. Geoffrey T. Boisi, WG'71
Chairman & Senior Partner
Roundtable Investment Partners, LLC

Mr. Samuel R. Chapin, WG'84
Vice Chairman:Global Banking
Bank of America

Mr. Steven A. Cohen, W'77
Chairman and Founder
SAC Capital Advisors LLC

Mrs. Connie K. Duckworth, WG'79
Founder & CEO
Arzu, Inc.

Mr. Gene Falk, WG'80
Co-Founder, Executive Director

Mr. Jay Fishman, W74, WG74
Chairman and CEO
The Travelers Companies, Inc.

Mr. Jeff Fluhr, W'96, ENG'96
Founder and Former CEO

Ms. Caren S. Franzini, C'80, WG'84
Chief Executive Officer
New Jersey Economic Development Authority

Mr. Gilbert W. Harrison JD, W'62, L'65
Financo Inc.

Mr. John C. Hover II, C'65 WG'67
Former Executive Vice President
United States Trust Company of NY

Mr. Jon M. Huntsman
, W'59, H'96
Founder and Chairman
Huntsman Corporation

Mr. Brett Hurt, WG'99
Co-founder, Former CEO and Vice Chairman

Mr. Stanley R. Jaffe, W62
Owner Jaffilms, LLC

Mr. Robert S. Kapito, W'79
President and Director

Mr. Josh Kopelman, W’93
Managing Director
First Round Capital

Mr. Leonard A. Lauder, W'54
Chairman Emeritus
The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.

Mr. Gustave K. Lipman, W'94
Senior Vice President
Guardsmark LLC 

Mr. Peter Lynch, WG'68
Vice Chairman
Fidelity Management and Research

Mr. William Mack, W'61
Chairman and Founder
AREA Property Partners

Mr. Vikram Malholtra, WG'86
McKinsey & Company

Mr. David J. Matlin, WG'83
Chief Executive Officer
Matlin Patterson Global Advisors LLC  

Mr. Harold McGraw III
, WG'76
The McGraw-Hill Companies
Mr. Andrew G. McMaster, Jr., WG'76
Vice Chairman
Deloitte & Touche USA LLP

Dr. Joseph J. Melone, W'53, WG'54, GR'61
Retired President & CEO
AXA Financial Incorporated

Mr. Aditya Mittal, W'96
Chief Financial Officer
Member of Group Management Board

Mr. Farhad Mohit, WG'96
Founder and CEO
Gripe and DotSpots

Mr. David B. Nash, MD, WG'86
Jefferson School of Population Health

Dr. Mehmet Oz, WG'86, M'86
The Dr. Oz Show 
Ms. Michelle Peluso
, W'93
Chief Marketing & Internet Officer
Global Consumer Bank

Mr. Ronald O. Perelman, W'64, WG'66
Chairman & CEO
MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc

Mr. James David Power III, WG’59
J.D. Power and Associates

Mr. James S. Riepe, W'65, WG'67, HON'10
Retired Vice-Chairman
T. Rowe Price Group

Mr. Brian L. Roberts, W'81
Chairman and CEO
Comcast Corporation

Mr. Ralph J. Roberts, W'41, Hon'05
Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Comcast Corporation

Dr. Henning Schulte-Noelle, WG’73
Chairman - Supervisory Board
Allianz SE

Mr. Eric S. Schwartz, W84 WG85
Former Co-CEO, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Mr. John Sculley, WG'63
Venture Partner
Rho Capital Partners

Dr. Rajiv Shah, M'02, GRW'05
U.S. Agency for International Development

Mr. Alvin V. Shoemaker
, W'60 HON'95
Retired Chairman
Executive Committee of First Boston

Mr. D. Wayne Silby, W'70
Founding Chair
Calvert Social Funds

Mr. James S. Tisch, WG'76
President and Chief Executive Officer
Loews Corporation

Mr. Nathaniel Turner, W'08
Invite Media

Ms. Ivanka Trump, W'04
Executive Vice President Development & Acquisitions
The Trump Organization

Mr. Jacob Wallenberg, W'80, WG'81
Investor AB

Mr. Randall J. Weisenburger, WG'87
EVP & Chief Financial Officer
Omnicom Group Inc.

Mr. George A. Weiss, W'65
Say Yes to Education

Mr. Robert Wolf, W'84
Founder and CEO
32 Advisors

2014 Trustees

Mr. Laurence G. Allen, W'79, WG'82
Managing Member
NYPPEX Holdings, LLC

Mr. Brett Barth, W'93
BBR Partners, LLC

Mr. Arthur E. Bass, W'73
Managing Director
Newedge USA, LLC

Mr. Kenneth Beck, WG'87
CEO Connection

Mr. Scott A. Belair, WG'71
Co-Founder, Director
Urban Outfitters Inc

Mr. Rodney Berens, WG'72
Berens Capital Management LLC

Mr. Milton Berlinski, WG'80
Global Head, Financial Sponsors Group
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Mr. Nick Bhuta, W'96, WG'97
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Mr. Arthur Black, WG'96
Director of Client Services, Founding Partner
BBR Partners

Mr. Lawrence Blatte, W'50
TBS Shipping Services, Inc.

Mr. Andrew Brenner
, W'78, WG'79
SVP and Co-Head of Structured Finance
Guggenheim Capital Markets

Mr. Rhett Brown, WG'05
Lazard Asset Management

Mr. Walter Cain
, WG'84
Lexington Partners

Mr. Lee Chaikin, W'95

Mr. Richard Coons
, W'76
Senior Managing Director
Catrock Capital Management, LLC

Mr. Stephen Cooper, WG'70
Chairman and Managing Principal
Kroll, Zolfo, Cooper

Mr. Michael Crooks, WG'86
MVC Consulting LLC

Ms. Susan Danilow, CW'74, G'74

Mr. L. Kevin Dann
, W'76
Managing Partner
Kevin Dann and Partners

Mr. Philip Darivoff, W'79, WG'85
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Mrs. Julie Daum, WG'79
Managing Parnter
Spencer Stuart

Ms. Ellen Davis, W'85
UJA Federation of Greenwich

Mr. Marco De Benedetti, WG'88
Managing Director, Milan, Italy
The Carylyle Company

Mr. Michael Delaney, WG'82
Managing Partner
Court Square Capital Partners

Mr. John Drury
, W'64
Financial Advisor
USB Financial Services

Mr. Bruce Eatroff
, WG'89
Halyard Capital

Mr. Yaron Eitan, WG'84
Selway Capital

Mr. James Engle
, WG'83
Managing Director
John W. Bristol & Co., Inc.

Mr. Gregg Feinstein, WG'83
Managing Director
Houlihan, Lokey, Howard & Zu

Mr. Jerrold Fine, W'64
Charter Oak Capital Partners, LP

Mr. David Ford, WG'70
DBF Associates

Mr. James Freeman
, C'67, WG'70
Freeman & Co., LLC

Mr. Marc Ganzi, W'93
Deutsche Bank

Mrs. Mindy Geltzer-White, W'80, WG'81

Mr. Erik D. Gershwind, W'93
President and CEO
MSC Industrial Direct Company

Mr. Steven Gilbert
, W'67
Gilbert Global Equity Partners

Mr. Curtis Glovier, WG'91
Managing Director
Perseus, LLC

Ms. Beth Glynn, WG'86
Retired Partner
Neuberger & Berman

Mr. Robert Goergen, WG'62
Founder and Chairman
Blyth Industries, Inc.

Mr. Andrew Goldberg, W'79
President & CEO
Publishers Clearing House

Mr. George Goldberger, WG'75
Chief Business Officer
Progenitor Cell Therapy

Mrs. Cindy Golub
, W'76
G-Squared Advisory, LLC

Ms. Elizabeth Granville-Smith, C '91,WG'96
Managing Director
Boston Ventures Management

Mr. Matthew Greene, WG'89
Anvil Global Partners

Mrs. Vicki Gross
, W'87

Mr. Carlos Guimaraes, WG'83
LAIG-Latin America Investment Group

Mr. Craig Harding, WG'75
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
The Harding Group

Mr. Gilbert Harrison, WG'62, L'65
Financo, Inc.

Mr. Daniel G. Henderson, WG'77
President and CEO
Crest Partners - Executive Advisory

Mr. Timothy Hurckes
, W'81
Managing Director
John W. Bristol & Co., Inc.

Mr. Robert Hurst
, WG'68
Investment Partner
Crestview Partners LP

Mr. Milton Irvin, WG'74
Managing Director
UBS Investment Bank

Mr. Andrew Kahn, W'65
Kahn, Lucas, Lancaster, Inc.

Mr. Jeffrey Katz, WG'71
Sherwood Equities, Inc.  
Mr. Charles Klatskin,WG'59
Forsgate Industrial Complex

Mr. Robert Knakal
, W'84
Massey, Knakal Realty Services

Mr. Douglas Korn, W'84
Senior Managing Director
Irving Place Capital

Mr. Lowell Kwiat, W'73
Kwiat Inc.

Mr. Curtis Lane
, W'79, WG'80
Founding Partner
MTS Health Partners, LP

Mr. Laurence Leeds, WG'52
Buckingham Capital Management, Inc.

Mr. Robert Levy, WG'74
Partner, Chairman, and CIO
Harris Associates, LP

Mr. Brian Lewis Libman, W'87 WG'88
Chief Executive Officer
Mortgage Opportunity Group

Mr. Gustave K. Lipman, W'94
Senior Vice President
Guardsmark LLC

Mr. Howard Lipson
, W'86
The Pilot Group

 Mr. Gerald Lucas, WG'87
Senior Investment Advisor
Deutsche Bank Securities

Mr. Thomas Luddy, WG'76
Managing Director
JPMorgan Chase

Mr. Michael D. Madden, WG'73
Managing Director
BlackEagle Partners, LLC

Ms. Ann Marks
, W'80, WG'81

Mr. James S. Marpe, WG'70
Retired  Senior Partner

Mr. Charles MacDonald, W'81
Senior Portfolio Manager
Elliott Associates, L.P.

Mr. W. Patrick McMullan,
Senior Managing Director
Bear Stearns & Co, Inc.

Mr. Richard W. Meister, WG'79
Managing Director
Merrill Lynch & Co Inc.

Mr. James Mitchell,
General Electric

Mr. Dhananjay M. Pai
, W'83
Senior Vice President
P Schoenfeld Asset Management

Mr. Vinay S. Pande, WG'85
Managing Director
Chief Investment Advisor
Deutsche Bank

Ms. Meryl Pearlstein,
President & Owner
MDP Publixity Associates

Mr. John J. Pomerantz, W'55
JJP Advisory

Ms. Ruth Porat,
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President
Morgan Stanley

Mr. Scott Prince, W'85
Managing Partner
Sky Bridge Capital

Mr. Richard S. Pzena, W'79, WG'80
Founder, Managing Principal, Co-CIO
Pzena Investment Management

Mr. William E. Rankin, WG'75
Retired CEO
Stein Roe Investment Counsel, Inc

Mr. John Rex,
Senior Managing Director
Bears Stearns & Co., Inc.

Mr. Suhail Rizvi,
Rizui Interests, Inc.

Mr. Peter E. Roth, C'81,W'85
KBW Asset Management

Mr. Peter T. Roth, W'79
Co-Owner & CEO
Peter Thomas Roth Labs

Mr. Marc Rowan,
W '84, WG'85
Senior Managing Director and Director
Apollo Global Management

Mr. John P. Rustum, WG'93
Senior Vice President
D.E. Shaw & Company, L.P.

Mr. Lawrence Schloss,
Chief Investment Officer
New York City Comptroller's Office

Mr. Eric Jonathan Schoenberg, GEN'93,WG93
Adjunct Associate Professor
Marketing and Associate Director
Columbia Business School

Mr. Samuel Schwab, W'73
President & Chief Executive Officer
S. Schwab Company

Mr. Richard Schwartz, WG'87
Senior Managing Director
New York Life Investment Management

Ms. Barbara Schwimmer, W'82
Director of Learning and Practice Operations Manager
McKinsey & Company

Mr. Jerry M. Seslowe, WG'69
Managing Director
Resource Holdings Ltd

Mr. John Shalam,
Audiovox Corp.

Mrs. Lee Spelman Doty, W'76
Managing Director
JPMorgan Chase & Co

Mr. Robert Stavis,
EAS'84, W'84
Bessemer Venture Partners

Mr. Ian Howard Stone, W'89
Ian Howard Stone

Mr. Xavier Sztejnberg, ENG'90, W'90, WG'96
Managing Director
Blackstone Group LP

Mr. William Walters, W'59
Chairman of Advisory Board
Commonwealth Associates, LP

Mr. David Wassong, C'92, WG'97
Managing Director
Soros Fund Management, LLC

Mr. Samuel Weinhoff, WG'74
Managing Director
Shroders Incorporated

Mr. Gregory A. White
, WG'80
Managing Director
Prima Capital Advisors LLC

Mr. Scott C. Wilson, W'73
Director-Wealth Management
Citi Smith Barney

Mr. Alan J. Wilzig, W'87
Executive Vice President and Director
North Fork Bancorporation

Mr. Steven R. Yanis, W'85
Managing Partner
Net Return Asset Management, LLC

Mr. Richard Zenker, W'78
Managing Director
Overbrook Management Corporation

2014 Steering Committee

Kenneth Beck, WG'87

Regina Jaslow, W'97
VP, Business Development
Arthur Bass, W'73
Awards Chair

Udayan Chattopadhyay, WG'01
Sponsorship Chair