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  2015 Honorary Committee
 
Mr. Deepak Advani, WG'98
General Manager
IBM Commerce

Mr. Johannes Albeck, WG'74
Consultant

Mr. Kenneth Beck, WG'87
CEO
CEO Connection

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

Mr. Jeff Todd Blau, WG'92
President
Related Companies

Mr. Neil Blumenthal, WG'10
Co-Founder and Co-CEO
Warby Parker

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

Mr. Samuel R. Chapin, WG'84
Executive Vice Chairman
Bank of America Merril Lynch

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

Mr. Robert Crandall, WG'60
Former Chairman
American Airlines

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

Mr. Gene Falk, WG'80
Co-Founder, Executive Director
Mothers2Mothers

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

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

Ms. Caren S. Franzini, C'80, WG'84
President
Franzini Consulting


Mr. Dave Gilboa, WG'10
Co-Founder and Co-CEO
Warby Parker

Mr. Alex Gorsky, WG'96
Chairman
Johnson & Johnson

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

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
Bazaarvoice

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

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

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
Co-Founder and Chairman
The Mack Real Estate Group (MREG)

Mr. Vikram Malhotra, WG'86
Director 
McKinsey & Company
Mr. David J. Matlin, WG'83
Chief Executive Officer
Matlin Patterson Global Advisors LLC  

Mr. Harold McGraw III, WG'76
Chairman
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
Arcelor

Mr. Farhad Mohit, WG'96
Founder and CEO 
Flipagram Inc

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

Dr. Mehmet Oz, WG'86, M'86
Host
The Dr. Oz Show 
 
Ms. Michelle Peluso, W'93

CEO
Gilt

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

Mr. James David Power III, WG’59
Founder
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

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

Mr. Eric S. Schwartz, W84 WG85
CEO
76 West Holdings

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

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

Ms. Durreen Shahnaz, WG'95
Founder and Chairperson
Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX) and Shujog

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
Co-Founder
Invite Media

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

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

Mr. Randall J. Weisenburger, WG'87
Managing Member
Mile 26 Capital

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

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

  2015 Trustees
 
Mr. Laurence G. Allen, W'79, WG'82
Managing Member
NYPPEX Holdings, LLC

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

Mr. Arthur E. Bass, W'73
Managing Director
Coex Partners

Mr. Kenneth Beck, WG'87
CEO
CEO Connection

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

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

Mr. Milton Berlinski, WG'80
Co-Founder, Managing Director
Reverence Capital

Mr. Nick Bhuta, W'96, WG'97
Portfolio Manager
Tudor Investment Corporation

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
Managing Director
National Alliance Capital Marketsts

Mr. Rhett Brown, WG'05
Managing Director
Lazard Asset Management

Mr. Walter Cain, WG'84
Columbia University

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
President
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
Chairman
DFG Investment Advisors

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

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

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

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

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

Mr. Bruce Eatroff, WG'89
Partner
Halyard Capital

Mr. Yaron Eitan, WG'84
Founder
Selway Capital

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

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

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

Mr. David Ford, WG'70
President
DBF Associates

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

Mr. Marc Ganzi, W'93
CEO
Digital Bridge Management

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
Chairman
Gilbert Global Equity Partners

Mr. Curtis Glovier, WG'91
Managing Director
Fortress Investment Group

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
Principal
G-Squared Advisory, LLC

Ms. Elizabeth Granville-Smith, C '91,WG'96
Managing Director
BV Investment Partners

Mr. Matthew Greene, WG'89
CEO
Kota Global Securities Inc

Mrs. Vicki Gross, W'87

Mr. Carlos Guimaraes, WG'83
Chairman
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
Chairman
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
Chairman, Advisory Board
Castle Oak Securities

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

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

Mr. Robert Knakal, W'84 
Chairman NY Investment Sales Capital Markets
Cushhman Wakefield

Mr. Douglas Korn, W'84
Partner
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
Chairman
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 Exec VP
Guardsmark LLC 

Mr. Howard Lipson, W'86
The Pilot Group

Mr. Gerald Lucas, WG'87
Senior Portfolio Trader
Brevan Howard

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
Accenture

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

Mr. W. Patrick McMullan, WG'76
Managing Director
Barclays Capital

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

Mr. James Mitchell,
WG'90
Managing Director
Rock Creek Group

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

Mr. Vinay S. Pande, WG'85
Partner
Brevan Howard

Ms. Meryl Pearlstein, WG'79
President & Owner
MDP Publixity Associates

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

Ms. Ruth Porat, WG'87
CFO
Google

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, WG'92

Mr. Suhail Rizvi, W'88
Chairman
Rizvi Traverse Management

Mr. Peter E. Roth, C'81,W'85
CEO
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
Managing Director, Global Distribution
Citadel

Mr. Lawrence Schloss, WG'78
President
Angelo, Gordon & Company

Mr. Eric Jonathan Schoenberg, GEN'93,WG93
Adjunct Associate Professor
The Wharton School AND Leonard N Stern School of Business

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 Talent Development
McKinsey & Company

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

Mr. John Shalam, W'54
Chairman
Audiovox Corp.

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

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

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

Mr. Xavier Sztejnberg, ENG'90, W'90, WG'96
Managing Director
Dell

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
Managing Director
Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management

Mr. Alan J. Wilzig, W'87
Partner
Honey R Capital

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

Mr. Richard Zenker, W'78
President
Overbrook Management Corporation

  2015 Steering Committee
 
Kenneth Beck, WG'87
President

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

Udayan Chattopadhyay, WG'01
Sponsorship Chair