2014 Gala Dinner

June 19th Gala To Honor

Mayor of New York City
Founding President of NYC Outward Bound Schools 

The Pierre Hotel
6:30 Cocktails
7:30 Dinner
Festive Attire 

Special thanks to our growing list of dinner chairs and vice chairs. List current as of 4/16/2014.



Stuart Bohart, Fortress 

   Chris Croft, Houlihan Lokey

Investment Group

   LaRue and Doreen Gibson

Jeffrey R. Gural, Newmark 

   Jane Greenman

Grubb Knight Frank

   Gifford Miller, 

Mark Newhouse, Advance 

   Signature Urban Properties


   Jonathan Miller, Miller Ryan, 

Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr.,


The New York Times Company

   Robert S. Miller, Flatiron 

Mark F. Vassallo,

   Books/Macmillan USA

Lightyear Capital

   Lisa Moran & Scott Ainsbury 

Geoffrey F. Worden, 

   Charles Phillips, Infor

South Street Capital

   William E. Phillips, Ogilvy 


   & Mather


   Tony Spring, Bloomingdale's


   Michael I. Roth,


   Interpublic Group


   Peter Thonis, RLM Finsbury






For more information contact Paola Vita

NYC Outward Bound... does truly extraordinary work in the field of education."
-Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

“NYC Outward Bound is…defying the lie, defying the myth, defying the stereotypes about what children can and cannot do.”
—Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education

“Outward Bound’s involvement with the creation of new schools has had a direct impact of the success of our students. I appreciate your support as we build on our vision for public education: that all students will be given the tools they need to succeed in and out of the classroom.”

—Joel Klein, former Chancellor, NYC Department of Education

 “When you walk through the NYC Outward Bound schools, you really do get the sense that these kids are working with very high expectations, that they really are being pushed and prepared for college in all the ways possible.”

—Adam Tucker, Senior Program Officer, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 

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Highlights from our 2013 Gala

Our program was entirely student-led including our presentations to our honorees: Governor Andrew Cuomo & our long-term partner Capital One Bank