The Campaign Travels
Campaign celebrations across the country
Campaign kickoff events continued around the country, most recently in Chicago and San Francisco. Here on campus, BU celebrated a major milestone by honoring Sumner M. Redstone at a dedication ceremony for the new Redstone Building under construction adjacent to the Law Tower.
Trustee Alicia Mullen (CAS’83), founder and principal of Washing Pond Ventures, opens the program.
School of Law campaign chair Richard Godfrey (LAW’79), senior litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, addresses the crowd in the Chicago Stock Exchange Trading Room.
Speakers Helen Tager-Flusberg, BU professor of psychology, and BU Overseer and LAW DAB member Ken Morrison (LAW’83), partner at Kirkland & Ellis, LLP
LAW DAB member Gerard H. Cohen (LAW’62), CEO and president of Wester Carriers Inc, & Catalina J. Sugayan (LAW’85), office managing partner, Sedgwick LLP
SPH Campaign Chair Jeannine Rivet (SPH’81), executive vice president of United Health Group
Steven Ross (GSM’92), CEO of the Squire Ridge Company
Julia Burns (CAS’92, GSM’94), sales and marketing director for Talent Genesis, and Bladen Burns (SMG’92), senior vice president of Fiduciary Management Inc.
Northern California kickoff
Event co-hosts Ernest Gallo, vice president of E. & J. Gallo Winery, and attorney Ryan Roth Gallo (LAW’99)
Jonathan Simon, Robert A. Knox Professor of International Health, talks about the BU Center for Global Health & Development’s efforts to combat counterfeit pharmaceuticals in the developing world.
Physical therapist Cynthia Davis Cohan (SAR’91) and Jay Cohan, an investment partner with Western Technology Investment
College of Fine Arts Dean’s Advisory Board member and retired advertising consultant Nancy Livingston (COM’69) and importer Fred Levin
Christine Ashrafzadeh (CAS’92, GSM’96), marketing and business, Modesto Eye Center; and ophthalmic surgeon Amin Ashrafzadeh (CAS’93, MED’97), president and CEO of Modesto Eye Center
Campaign Chair Kenneth Feld (SMG’70), chairman and CEO of FELD Entertainment, Inc.; Jonathon Simon; BU President Robert Brown; event co-host and Campaign Executive Committee member Peter Paul, president and CEO of Headlands Asset Management, LLC; Ryan Roth Gallo and Ernest Gallo; and Peter Wexler (GSM’93), co-founder and director of SpiderCloud Wireless
Redstone Building celebration
Sheree Mandelbaum (DGE’76, SAR’78), LAW Dean Maureen O’Rourke, and Nathan Mandelbaum (LAW’69), partner with Mandelbaum and Mandelbaum, PC
William Schwartz (LAW’55), former School of Law dean and Viacom corporate director [expand to see: BU President Robert Brown, Richard Godfrey (LAW’79), BU Trustee and School of LAW campaign chair]
President Brown and Mike Fricklas (LAW’84), LAW Dean’s Advisory Board member and executive vice president, general counsel, and secretary of Viacom [expand to see: William Schwartz (LAW’55) and Carl Folta (COM’80), executive vice president of corporate communications for Viacom.]