Patricia Duff

Patricia Duff founded The Common Good in 2007 in New York to bring major policy leaders from government and authoritative figures from business, media, journalism and academia to speak candidly to audiences of influencers on the most important issues of the day. These meetings are meant to provide dissemination of ideas and information, empower citizen……

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Edward Cox

About Edward Cox Ed Cox is a lawyer with a distinguished record of service to his Party and in the domestic and international policy arenas.  He has served three U.S. Presidents, four Governors and the Republican Party at the state and national levels.  He was sworn in as Chairman of the Republican Party of New York……

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Tom Edelman

Mr. Edelman is a Managing Partner and co-founder of White Deer Energy, an energy private equity firm formed in 2008. Prior to forming White Deer, Mr. Edelman founded and/or managed a series of eight energy companies, creating significant value for investors over more than a 25-year period. He founded or co-founded Snyder Oil Corporation (now……

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Arthur Eisenberg

Arthur Eisenberg is the Legal Director of the New York Civil Liberties Union.  Over a career at the NYCLU that has spanned more than 40 years, he has litigated extensively around issues of free speech, voting rights, race discrimination and education. He has been involved in more than 20 cases that were presented to the……

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Richard Farley

About Richard Farley Richard Farley is a partner in the Leveraged Finance practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Farley has extensive experience in complex syndicated loan and high-yield debt financings. His practice centers on representing some of the world’s leading commercial and investment banks in leveraged buyout……

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Richard L. Feigen

Richard Feigen is a leading art dealer and president of Richard L. Feigen & Co., art dealers, and an active collector of old master and 20th century paintings. Feigen inaugurated his first gallery in Chicago in 1957, where he exhibited 20th century masters, concentrating on German expressionism and surrealism. He was also an early champion of……

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Joseph Fichera

About Joseph Fichera Joseph S. Fichera is the chief executive officer of Saber Partners, LLC and a visiting lecturer in public and international affairs at Princeton University. He also serves as a Senior Advisor to The Williams Capital Group, L.P. an independent securities brokerage, investment management and financial services firm. His areas of expertise include……

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Richard S. Gordon

Richard S. Gordon is the president of the Gordon Law Firm, a results oriented public policy, corporate strategic planning and government affairs firm. Through out his career, Gordon has been at the intersection of government, law and politics. He advises companies and organizations on large strategic issues which frequently involve state and local governments. At……

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Coppy Holzman

Coppy Holzman is the founder and CEO of Charitybuzz, the world’s leading online charity auction site. Holzman has used his twenty-five years of experience as a senior level Internet, retail and consumer products executive to grow the Charitybuzz brand to 110 countries, with more than 2,500 nonprofit partners and 100,000 affluent bidders around the world.……

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Lawrence Hui

Lawrence Hui is a partner at Kleinberg, Kaplan,  Wolff & Cohen, P.C.,  a 60 person law firm with a general practice and a significant specialty in representing hedge funds.  Larry advises clients on a variety of general corporate and securities matters. Over the past 15 years, Larry has represented investors in numerous PIPE transactions, as……

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Jill Iscol

Educator and activist, Jill Iscol, Ed.D, is President of the IF Hummingbird Foundation, a family foundation established in 1989 to support domestic and international efforts to strengthen democracy and reduce the social, economic, and educational inequalities that threaten it. For the past two decades Jill has developed an expertise in identifying visionary leaders and programs……

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Bob Jeffrey

Bob Jeffrey is the Chairman and CEO of JWT Worldwide, the world’s best-­known marketing communications brand. Jeffrey leads a network of nearly 10,000 employees across 200 offices in more than 90 countries. This year JWT, the longest-standing agency in the world, celebrates its 150th anniversary. Jeffrey will preside over a yearlong program of events designed……

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