This year marks the 71st Annual Columbus Celebration Gala, Saturday, October 10th at the Waldorf Astoria, and we are very excited about our Grand Marshal, Alberto Cribiore, Vice Chairman of Citi Institutional Clients Group. Alberto has been a Foundation Member since 2007 and has been very active in the Foundation helping to drive our vision for the organization. He is also a cum laude graduate of Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, and holds degrees in business administration and economics.
We are proud to have as Honorees Guy Chiarello, President of First Data, and Aldo Verrelli, President & Owner of A. Verrelli & Associates. Guy is well known in financial services and technology companies around the world, and serves on the executive advisory boards and committees for a number of the major technology companies and nonprofits. Aldo Verrelli is well known in our community as a Foundation Member since 2001. Aldo is a huge supporter of the Foundation’s College Scholarship program, which he also serves as its Chairman.
We look forward to seeing you in October to help celebrate our heritage!
The parade will be on Fifth Avenue from 47th to 72nd Street from noon to 3 pm on ABC 7.