2019 Steering Committee
Mr. Kenneth Beck, WG'87
Chairman WCNY, Board Member
CEO, CEO ConnectionChairman

Ms. Regina Jaslow, W'97

President WCNY, Board Member
Chief Revenue Officer, Amplicare

Ms. Jennifer Gregoriou, W’78
VP, Programming WCNY
Principal, Jennifer Gregoriou Solutions

Mr. Robert Dinerman, W’78
VP, Marketing, Communications and Membership
CEO, Dinerman Leadership Solutions

Ms. Noelle Marder, WG’96
AVP, Marketing, Communications and Membership
Mr. Arthur E. Bass, W’73
Awards Chair JWD, Board Member
Managing Director, Wedbush Securities

Mr. Udayan Chattopadhyay, WG'01
Sponsorship Chair, JWD
VP, University Relations, WCNY
Chief Operating Officer, Four Rivers

Ms. Barbara Safranek, WG’87
Vice Chair Sponsorship, JWD
President, BennBridge US

Dr. Di Cai, WG’13
JWD Sponsorship
Principal, Sanders Capital
 

2019 Honorary Committee
 
Mr. Eric Adler, WG’96
Principal, Blu Venture Investors
General Partner, Adler Associates

Mr. Deepak Advani, WG'98
Managing Director
Hellman & Friedman LLC

Mr. Jay Baker, W’56
Retired CEO
Kohl’s Department Stores

Mr. Kunal Bahl, ENG'06, W'06
Co-Founder and CEO
Snapdeal

Mr. Kenneth Beck, WG'87
CEO
CEO Connection

Mr. Matthew C. Blank, W'72
Former Chairman
Showtime Networks Inc.
Board Member
Cumulus Media

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

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

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

Founder, CEO and Chairman
The Beacon Group

Mr. Samuel R. Chapin, WG'84
Senior Advisor, Rockefeller Capital
Retired Executive Vice Chairman,
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Mr. Steven A. Cohen, W'77
Chairman and Founder
Point 72 Asset Mangement

Mr. Arthur D. Collins, Jr., WG'73

Retired Chairman & CEO
Medtronic, Inc.

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

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

Mr. Gene Falk, WG'80

CEO, Falk Advisors
Co-Founder, Executive Director
Mothers2Mothers

Mr. Jeff Fluhr, W'96, ENG'96
General Partner
Craft Ventures

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

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


Mr. Jonathan Gray, C'92, W'92
President & Chief Operating Officer
Blackstone

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

Mr. Brett Hurt, WG'99
CEO and Co-founder
data.world

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
Chairman, Circadian Risk
Senior Partner & Board Member,
Scorpion Group Solutions

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

Chairman of the Americas
McKinsey & Company

Ms. Victoria B. Mars, WG'84
Former Chairman, Board of Directors
Mars, Incorporated

Mr. Howard S. Marks, W'67
CFA and Co-Chairman

Oaktree Capital Management

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


Mr. Harold McGraw III, WG'76
Chairman Emeritus
McGraw-Hill Financial
Mr. Andrew G. McMaster, Jr., WG'76
Retired 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

President & CFO
ArcelorMittal

Mr. Farhad Mohit, WG'96
Founder,
The Good Party
Founder and Former CEO, Flipagram, Inc.

Mr. Ken Moelis, W’80, WG’81
Founder, Chairman & CEO
Moelis & Company

Mr. David B. Nash, MD, WG'86

Founder, Dean Emeritus
Jefferson College of Population Health

Ms. Phebe Novakovic, WG’88
Chairman and CEO
General Dynamics Corporation

Mr. Michael A. Nutter, W'79
Former Mayor of Philadelphia

David N. Dinkins Professor of Professional Practice in Urban and Public Affairs, Columbia University

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

Chief Marketing Officer
IBM

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. Jesse Pujji, W'06, C'06
Co-Founder and CEO
Ampush

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

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

Mr. Slava Rubin, W’00

Founder & Partner, humbition
Founder, Indiegogo

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

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


Mr. Jake Schwartz, WG’08
Co-Founder and CEO
General Assembly   

Mr. John Sculley, WG'63
Sculley Advisors LLC

Mr. Nick Shah, W'06
Co-Founder and COO
Ampush

Dr. Rajiv Shah, M'02, GRW'05
President
Rockefeller Foundation

Ms. Durreen Shahnaz, WG'95
Founder & CEO
Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX)

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. Nassim Nicholas Taleb, WG'83
Author
The Black Swan, Fooled By Randomness

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

Mr. Nathaniel Turner, W'08
Co-Founder and CEO
Flatiron Health, Inc

Ms. Ivanka Trump, W'04

Senior Advisor to the President of the United States

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, CEO and Chairman
Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers LLC


Ms. Anne Welsh McNulty, WG'79
Managing Partner, JBK Partners
President, McNulty Foundation

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

2019 Trustees
 
Mr. Alberto Avital, WG'59
Former Chairman
Random House

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

Mr. Brett Barth, W'93

Managing Partner,
Director Investment Research
BBR Partners, LLC

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

Wedbush Securities

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
Alternative Investment Group

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

Mr. Nick Bhuta, W'96, WG'97
Portfolio Manager
Tudor Investment Corporation
                         
Mr. Lawrence Blatte, W'50

Senior Executive VP
TBS Shipping Services, Inc.
       
Mr. Jeff Todd Blau, WG'92
CEO
Related Companies


Mr. Andrew Brenner, W'78, WG'79
Head of International Fixed Income
National Alliance Capital Marketsts

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

Mr. Walter Cain, WG'84

Principal
WaCa Design LLC

Mr. Lee Chaikin, W'95
Managing Partnerr
ArmaVir Partners

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

Mr. Stephen Cooper, WG'70
CEO

Warner Music Group

Mr. Michael Crooks, WG'86
Founder

The Palma Fund

Ms. Susan Danilow, CW'74, G'74
Trustee
New-York Historical Society

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

Partner and Co-Practice Leader of the Board
CEO Practice
Spencer Stuart

Ms. Ellen Davis, W'85
Founder and Chairman
JCC Greenwich

Principal
The Bu Kombucha

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

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

Mr. Bruce Eatroff, WG'89
Managing Partner
Halyard Capital

Mr. Yaron Eitan, WG'84

Partner
SCP Partners

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

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

Chairman and Founder
Freeman & Co., LLC

Mr. Marc Ganzi, W'93

Co-Founder and 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, Co-Founder
Gilbert Global Equity Partners

Mr. Curtis Glovier, WG'91

Chairman
PENSCO

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
CEO & Director
Publishers Clearing House

Mr. George Goldberger, WG'75

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Cell One Partners

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

Ms. Elizabeth Granville-Smith, C '91,WG'96

Managing Director
Golden Seeds

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

Mrs. Vicki Gross, W'87
Co-Chair,
Co-Founder, Master & Dynamic
Mount Sinai Children's Center Foundation

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

Mr. Robert Hurst, WG'68
Vice Chairman
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
CEO
Sherwood Equities, Inc. 
Mr. Charles Klatskin, WG'59
Forsgate Industrial Complex

Mr. Robert Knakal, W'84

Chairman, NY Investment Sales
JLL Capital Markets

Mr. Douglas Korn, W'84
Managing Partner and Founder
Victor Capital Partners

Mr. Lowell Kwiat, W'73

Co-President
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
Retired Partner, Chairman, and CIO
Harris Associates, LP

Mr. Brian Lewis Libman, W'87 WG'88

Executive Chairman
Finance of America Holdings

Mr. Gustave K. Lipman, W'94
Chairman of Circadian Risk.
Senior Partner & Board Member,
Scorpion Group Solutions

Mr. Howard Lipson, W'86
Co-Founder
Alignment Artist Capital LLC

Mr. Gerald Lucas, WG'87
Managing Director - Senior Trading Strategist
UBS Wealth Management

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

Mr. Charles MacDonald, WG81

Director
Global Diamond Resources

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

Mr. James S. Marpe, WG'70

First Selectman, Town of Westport
Retired Senior Partner
Accenture

Mr. Michael Madden, WG'73

Co-Founder, Managing Partner
BlackEagle Partners, LLC

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

Mr. Richard W. Meister, WG'79
Managing Director

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Mr. James Mitchell, WG'90
Partner

Palladian Hill Strategies

Mr. Dhananjay M. Pai, W'83
President and COO
P Schoenfeld Asset Management

Mr. Vinay S. Pande, WG'85
Head of Trading Strategies
USB Wealth Mangement

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

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

Ms. Ruth Porat, WG'87
CFO
Alphabet Inc.

Mr. Scott Prince, W'85

Vice Chairman
Chiron Investment Management

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

Mr. William E. Rankin, WG'75
President
WERankin Interests LLC

Mr. John Rex, WG'92
EVP and CFO
Optum

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

Mr. Peter E. Roth, C'81,W'85

Managing Partner
JP Charter Oak Advisors llc

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

Client Relations & Business Development
Alphadyne Asset Management

Mr. Lawrence M. V. D. Schloss, WG'78
Senior Advisor
Marathon Assett Management

Dr. Eric Jonathan Schoenberg, GEN'93,WG93
Director, Campus Works, Inc.
Adjunct Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania
The Wharton 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 Talent Development
Director of Learning, Journeys
McKinsey & Company

Mr. Jerry M. Seslowe, WG'69
Director
eLot, Inc.

Mr. John Shalam, W'54
Founder and Chairman
Voxx International 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
Finance Faculty
McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin

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

Mr. David Wassong, C'92, WG'97
Co-head
S
trategic Capital Investment Partners

Mr. Samuel Weinhoff, WG'74
Consultant

Mr. Gregory A. White, WG'80

Managing Director and CEO
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
  


 


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