Awards Breakfast 2019

The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School and the Awards Breakfast Honorary Chair Russell L. Carson ’67 and Co-chairs Lise Strickler ’86 and Mark Gallogly ’86 invite you to the 2019 Awards Breakfast.

THURSDAY
APRIL 4, 2019 | 8:00–9:30 A.M.

THE METROPOLITAN CLUB
One East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022

The Awards Breakfast showcases the impact of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise, which trains the next generation of leaders to address social and environmental challenges.

HORTON AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

The Lucius N. Littauer Foundation,Robert Frost ’97, President

Join us as we celebrate The Lucius N. Littauer Foundation and Robert Frost ’97 for their longtime support of social enterprise at Columbia Business School including the Loan Assistance Program, which encourages MBA students to take management and leadership roles in the public and nonprofit sectors. The award also recognizes Mr. Frost’s commitment to affordable housing in the New York City metropolitan region.

About the Horton Award
The Horton Award recognizes individuals or organizations who are dedicated to social or environmental causes and have used management skills to benefit society. This award is named for Professor Ray Horton, who established social enterprise as a program at Columbia Business School.

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE LEADERSHIP AWARD

Carrie Braddock ’06

We look forward to honoring Carrie Braddock ’06, managing director at Centerbridge Partners, for her pioneering work launching the Centerbridge Foundation and leading other impact-focused initiatives at the firm. The mission of the Centerbridge Foundation is to increase access to educational and economic opportunities for young people so that they can achieve their full potential.

About the Social Enterprise Leadership Award
The Leadership Award recognizes mid-career alumni who use business tools and entrepreneurial and management skills to address social and environmental challenges. Recipients demonstrate dedication to the field of social enterprise, making outstanding contributions to their organizations.

THE CARSON FAMILY CHANGEMAKER AWARD

MICHAEL PARANAC ’19T. ROBERT ZOCHOWSKI III ’19

During his time at Columbia Business School, Michael Paranac ’19 served as a student leader for the 2018 Social Enterprise Conference, Capital for Good and participated in the Bridging the American Divide class. As an advisor to the Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHeDCO), Michael was inspired by WHeDCO’s groundbreaking work in affordable housing and decided to pursue a career in real estate investment and development. He continues to explore how to apply the principles of social impact in the real estate industry, particularly in urban communities.

While pursuing his EMBA, Robert Zochowski ’19 is currently a vice president at Goldman Sachs. At Columbia Business School, Robert is a Three Cairns Climate Fellow and completed a project focused on mitigating the environmental effects of charcoal use in Mozambique. He participated in consulting projects for The National MS Society, through the Nonprofit Board Leadership Program, and the World Wildlife Fund, through an inter-disciplinary project between the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise and the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation.

About the Carson Family Changemaker Award
The Changemaker Award is named in honor of the Carson family, recipients of the 2016 Horton Award, for their longtime support of social enterprise at Columbia Business School and the nonprofit community in NYC. The award recognizes current students who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to and leadership in the field of social enterprise.

Supporters

HONORARY CHAIR

Russell L. Carson ’67

CO-CHAIRS

Lise Strickler ’86 and Mark Gallogly ’86

PHILANTHROPIST

Shari and Jeff Aronson
The Carson Family Charitable Trust
CVC Capital Partners
Katherine Farley and Jerry Speyer ’64
Lennar Foundation
The Partners at Centerbridge
Randi and Brian Schwartz
Lise Strickler ’86 and Mark Gallogly ’86
Sandra and Tony Tamer

SUSTAINER

Claudia Fleming Bitar and George Bitar ’91 & Habib ’90 and Lara Kairouz
Ravi and S. Mona ’93 Sinha

ADVOCATE

Lewis Bernard
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
Shaiza Rizavi ’96 and Jon Friedland ’97

SPONSOR

Mimi ’90 and Michael ’90 Boublik
The de Nicola Family
East Rock Capital
Brad ’70 and Barbara Evans
Susanne ’94 and Steven ’90 Hurowitz
Allan Levine ’95
LFH Foundation
Alison Overseth ’84 and Ken deRegt
Melissa ’96 and David Raso
Karim Tabet / TAP Advisors
David W. Zalaznick ’78

CONTRIBUTOR

Jean Abouhamad
Carrie ’06 and Derek Braddock
Robert B. Catell
Eleanore and Domenico De Sole
Ann Kaplan ’77
Philippa ’90 and Larry Portnoy
Sissy and Troy Templeton

BENEFACTOR

Susan and Richard Braddock
Ghislain Gouraige Jr.
Jared Kaplan
Andrea Turner Moffitt ’07
Ronnie Planalp ’86
Tim & Jennifer Rice
Carly and Lance West
Kathryn Wylde

Thank you

to everyone who made this event possible.

ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS

Jon Saunders ’14
Raymond Horton
Damon J. Phillips
Bruce M. Usher

TAMER CENTER FOR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

Kristen Bailey
Ivy Hatsengate
Ray Horton
Sandra Navalli ’03
Damon J. Phillips
Diana Rambeau
Gwen Shufro ’06
Hannah Slow
Bruce M. Usher
Sandi Wright

EXTERNAL RELATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT

Anna DaVitt
Michael Hillman

INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY GROUP

Elmira Alimova
Michael Law
Calvin Zhu

And a special thank you to our alumni vendors.

HORTON AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SOCIAL ENTERPRISE,
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE LEADERSHIP AWARD,
& CARSON FAMILY CHANGEMAKER AWARDS

Printed by EcoPlum Business Gifts, Gia Machlin ’91 and Marcia Robbins ’89

Questions?

For more information or inquiries, please contact Gwen Shufro ’06 at grs2107@gsb.columbia.edu or 212-854-5426.

If you’d like to learn more about the center, please click here.