WELCOME TO GRAHAM’S VIRTUAL GALA

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EVENING AT A GLANCE

7:30 PM ET – Virtual Gala

OUR HONOREES

We are proud to honor Jennifer and D. Scott Mackesy for their inspirational leadership and
abundant generosity over many years. Our work would not be possible without their guidance, commitment and support.
We are also thrilled to recognize and honor the work that Ali and Joe Torre do through the
Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation. It continues to be a source of inspiration to all of us at Graham.


FEATURING CONVERSATIONS WITH

Jess Dannhauser, President & CEO, Graham Windham and
Jennifer & D. Scott Mackesy, Honorees and Recipients of the
ELIZABETH SCHUYLER HAMILTON LEGACY AWARD

Georgia Wall, Chairman of the Board, Graham Windham and
Sheniqua Roberts, Youth Outreach Coordinator, Graham Windham

Kym Watson, Chief Operating Officer, Graham Windham and
Wanda Tyson, Family Coach/Advocate for Preventive Services, Graham Windham

Suzyn Waldman, New York Yankees Radio Broadcaster and
Ali & Joe Torre, Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation, Honorees and Recipients of the
GRAHAM WINDHAM CHAMPIONS FOR CHILDREN AWARD

Ken Bryant, Trustee, Graham Windham
Fund A Coach Appeal
Your gift can transform a life and make all the difference for a young person or parent by
providing life-changing coaching and the opportunity to succeed. Your gift is fully tax-deductible.


OUR SPECIAL GUESTS

Lynda Lopez
WCBS 880, Midday News Anchor 

Lin-Manuel Miranda
Composer, Lyricist, Actor

Suzyn Waldman
New York Yankees Radio Broadcaster


A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY

The Marching Cobras of Cobra Performing Arts, Inc.


OUR GENEROUS SUPPORTERS

(listing as of September 28, 2020)

With deep gratitude, we thank all of the members of the Graham community
who support our important efforts to help children and families thrive!

Visionaries

Celia Felsher & John Cecil ∙ Jennifer & D. Scott Mackesy ∙ Georgia Wall & Don Gogel

Leaders

Lissy & Josh Bank · Judy & Russ Carson ∙ Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

Champions

CITI ∙ Joan Haffenreffer ∙ André & Michael Koester
Barbara Marcus & Michael Pollack ∙ Margaret & Andy Paul
Mark Rufeh ∙ Connie & John Sargent ∙ The Vranos Family Foundation

Heroes

Anonymous ∙ BNY Mellon ∙ Evan Mason & Garrard Beeney ∙ Clayton, Dublier & Rice
Adrian & Jess Dannhauser ∙ Beth & Stephen Dannhauser ∙ Debevoise & Plimpton
Sally Durdan ∙ Won & Ken Giuriceo ∙ Polly Cleveland & Dr. Tom Haines
Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management ∙ Penguin Random House
Parisa Jaffer & Salim Ramji ∙ Melissa Salten & Richard Rothman

Mentors

Alexandra Ackerman & David Stern ∙ Ashleigh & Michael Donovan
Fiduciary Trust Company ∙ Christine & John Fitzgibbons ∙ William F. Gorin
JPMC Foundation ∙ McKinsey & Company ∙ Paulina Mejia & Glenn Guszkowski
Luz Towns-Miranda & Luis Miranda, Jr.
The New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund, Inc. ∙ Jennifer & Jim Russo
Heather & Max von Zuben ∙ Erin Gathrid & Don Weisberg

Role Models

Caroline Bienstock & Doug Rodriguez ∙ Gary Binning ∙ Romy & David Coquillette
Mark Gallogly & Lize Strickler ∙ Madeline & Evan Grayer ∙ Agnes Gund ∙ Kristin & Doug Londal
Mutual of America ∙ Anne Pollack ∙ Melinda & Paul Pressler ∙ Select Equity Group L.P. ∙ Julie & Hugh Sullivan

Guardians

BlackRock ∙ Susan & Jeffrey Bogatin ∙ Ece & Onur Erzan ∙ Judy Foley
Maarit & Tom Glocer ∙ Jillian Griffiths & Jim Cusick ∙ Lavern Harry ∙ Nahoko & Adam Hemlock ∙ Joan & David Henle
Harold Hope ∙ Joella & John Lykouretzos ∙ Melissa McKeithen ∙ Stafford & Doug Meyer
Pam & Guy Minetti ∙ Kate & Hans Morris ∙ Jill & Alan Rappaport ∙ Melissa & Stephen Shapiro
Basil Webster ∙ William Wilcox

Friends

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. ∙ Emily & Harold Bogle ∙ Nina & Ken Bryant ∙ Roslyn & Henry Carnage
Fran & Rich Eigendorff ∙ Linda & John Howitt ∙ Karen & Michael Lynch ∙ Heather McVeigh
Richard & Ronay Menschel ∙ Leslie Morgenstein ∙ Mary Anne Pettit ∙ PFK O’Connor Davies
Pollack+Partners, Inc. ∙ Erin & Joe Saluti ∙ Edward Sobol ∙ Rachel & Derek Strum
Kate Swann & Dan O’Sullivan ∙ UnitedHealthcare ∙ WCA Technologies ∙ Bea & Leighton Welch ∙ Jillian & J.L. Zrebiec


ABOUT GRAHAM

Founded in 1806, Graham Windham is a pioneering force for change in the lives of children and families in New York City, and in the systems that serve them. Grounded in evidence and the wisdom of those we serve, Graham has created innovative practices that have dramatically improved outcomes and are now being scaled.  In partnership with families and communities, Graham strives to make a life-altering difference for children: a safe, loving, permanent family and the opportunity and preparation to thrive in school and in the world.  We do this through parenting supports, youth education and career coaching, community centers, family foster care, adoption, and child and adolescent mental health, behavioral health, and health care coordination. To learn more, or if you like to get involved please reach out to Mayra Pacheco at pachecom@graham-windham.org or at 646-759-5760.