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Annual Dinner

New York, NY

2019 Hope & Heroes Annual Dinner
Tuesday, November 12th at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers
Legacy of Hope Award: Andy Saperstein
Dustin Drapkin Memorial Award: Dr. Lee Goldman

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We hope you can join us on Tuesday, November 12th at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers for the 2019 Hope & Heroes Annual Dinner. This year we are thrilled to be honoring two outstanding individuals and organizations. It is our privilege to be honoring Andy Saperstein, Head of  Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, with the Legacy of Hope Award. We also look forward to celebrating Dr. Lee Goldman, Executive Vice President and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine and Chief Executive of Columbia University Irving Medical Center, with the Dustin Drapkin Memorial Award.

If you have any questions please contact Katie Leiby via email ( or phone (212-305-5010).

Click here to see photos from the 2018 Annual Dinner (click here to see other event photos) 

Dinner Committee Co-Chairs

Rob Kapito
Peter Cieszko
American Century Investments

Dinner Committee

Jen Abate, Lazard Asset Management
Stacy Bernstein, American Century Investments
Dennis Burns, Morgan Stanley
Jeff Carlin, Nuveen
Bill Crager, Envestnet
Sal Cucchiara, Morgan Stanley
Margaret Flynn-Martin, Morgan Stanley
Will Fuller, Lincoln Financial
Brian Hull, UBS
Ben Huneke, Morgan Stanley
Kevin Kennedy, AXA Distributors, LLC
Thomas Malone, Lord Abbett
Matthew O’Connor, Capital Group
Jim O’Donnell, Citi
Stuart Parker, PGIM
Andy Provencher, BNY Mellon
Joe Schultz, American Century Investments
Joseph Sullivan, Legg Mason
Eric Sutherland, PIMCO
Michael Weiner, MD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Matt Witkos, Eaton Vance
Brett Wright, Macquarie Investment Management



The Hull Family


The Prince Family


The Hoffman Family
LFH Foundation


Alison & Gary 


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