NYN Media will honor 50 of New York’s most prominent and accomplished leaders in human services, health care, education and other nonprofits over the age of 50 who continue to make a positive impact on New York through their achievements, leadership abilities, philanthropic efforts, and dedication to the betterment of the State!
Congratulations to the Class of 2017 Honorees!
Andrew Ackerman, Executive Director, Children’s Museum of Manhattan
Cyndie Bellen-Berthézène, Founder and Executive Director, The Time In Children’s Arts Initiatives
Greg Berman, Director, Center for Court Innovation
Joanne Bernstein-Cohen, Executive Director, The Little Orchestra Society/Orpheon, Inc.
Cathy A. Cramer, Esq., CEO, Legal Information for Families Today
Ralph da Costa Nunez, President and CEO, Homes for the Homeless and Institute for Children, Poverty, & Homelessness
Susan Davies, Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer, United Way of New York City
Gloria DeNard, Executive Director, Manna House Workshops
Louis D. Farmer, Program Director, Urban Pathways
Beth Finnerty, Chief Executive Officer, Cardinal McCloskey Community Services
Laura Fredricks, JD, CEO and Founder, THE ASK
Rosa M. Gil, DSW, Founder, President & CEO, Comuilife Inc.
Arlene Goldsmith, Ph.D., Executive Director, New Alternatives for Children (NAC)
Mark L. Goldsmith, President and CEO, Getting Out and Staying Out
David Goldstein, Psy.D., Vice President, Child Health and Well Being
Kathleen Halas, Executive Director, Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc.
Tony Hillery, Founder and Executive Director, Harlem Grown
Alison Hughes-Kelsick, Director of Education Outreach Program, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York
Damyn Kelly, President and CEO, Lutheran Social Services of New York
Alicia M. Kershaw, Executive Director, GallopNYC
Alisa H. Kesten, Executive Director, Volunteer New York!
Bertha Lewis, President and Founder, The Black Institute
Dianne Mack, Executive Consultant, Creative Social Solutions
Maria Martinez, Director of Client Services, Domestic Violence Project at the Urban Justice Center
Elsie McCabe Thompson, President, NYC Mission Society
Harriet McDonald, Executive Vice President, The Doe Fund
Keith Mestrich, President and CEO, Amalgamated Bank
Mitchell Netburn, CEO, Project Renewal
Vivian Nixon, Executive Director, College & Community Fellowship
Jean OShea, Executive Director, FDNY Foundation
Alison Overseth, Executive Director, Partnership for After School Education
David M. Pollock, Associate Executive Director & Director, Public Policy and Jewish Security, Jewish Community Relations Council of NY
Liz Roberts, Deputy CEO & Chief Program Officer, Safe Horizon
Muzzy Rosenblatt, CEO & President, BRC
Kathryn Salisbury, Executive Vice President of Strategy and New Business, Mental Health Association of NYC
Laurie Sands, Program Director, Graham Windham
Neal Shapiro, President & CEO, WNET - New York Public Media
Peggy Shepard, Executive Director, WE ACT for Environmental Justice
Mary K. Sontheimer, Assistant Executive Director, Astor Services for Children & Families
Matt Sturiale, President/CEO, Birch Family Services
Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director, The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York
Suzanne Timmerhans, Associate Executive Director of Management Services, InterAgency Council of Developmental Disabilities Agencies, Inc.
Willie Thomas, Program Coordinator, Arches, Phipps Neighborhoods
Stephen Tosh, Executive Director/CEO, The Boys’ Club of New York
Sarah E. Walzer, CEO, Parent-Child Home Program
David J. Woodlock, President and CEO, Institute for Community Living (ICL)
Judy Zangwill, Executive Director, Sunnyside Community Services
Lew Zuchman, Executive Director, SCAN New York
Chairperson’s Achievement Award
Sister Paulette LoMonaco, Executive Director, Good Shepherd Services
Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Vinton Thompson, President, Metropolitan College of New York
Join us for a breakfast at Manhattan Penthouse (80 Fifth Avenue) on November 8th from 8:30-10:30AM.