Annual Dinner

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Annual Dinner

Honoring Troy Vincent, Sr.

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

Reserve Your Tickets Here

Ziegfeld Ballroom
141 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019

Cocktail Attire

Map with a marker at 141 West 54th Street between 6th Ave and 7th Ave.

Cocktails
6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Seated Dinner
7:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Dessert and Nightcap
9:00 p.m.–10:00p.m.

The Ziegfeld Ballroom is fully wheelchair accessible and outfitted with guest elevators.

Additionally, the venue is located near multiple accessible subway lines including:

49 Street Station N/R/W (Uptown Only)
50 Street Station C/E (Downtown Only)
57 St-7 Avenue Station N/Q/R/W
59 St-Columbus Circle Station A/C/B/D/1

HONOREE

Honoring Troy Vincent, Sr., Executive Vice President of Football Operations for the NFL and 15-year NFL veteran. Mr. Vincent is an outspoken advocate for racial justice and criminal legal system reform, and at every step of his career has boldly used his platform to drive change. Vera is proud to honor Mr. Vincent’s work and his partnership as we strive to transform the system together.

ANNUAL DINNER LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE

  • Bari Mattes, Chair
  • Helam Gebremariam
  • David Klafter
  • Justin Tuck
  • Lauran Tuck
  • Lola Velazquez-Aguilu
  • Desiré Vincent Levy

PRESIDENT AND DIRECTOR

  • Nicholas Turner

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

  • Damien Dwin, Chair
  • Debo P. Adegbile, Vice Chair
  • Caron Butler
  • Nelson O. Fitts
  • Helam Gebremariam
  • Khalil Gibran Muhammad
  • Evan C. Guillemin, Treasurer
  • David Klafter
  • Lili Lynton
  • John Madsen
  • Bari Mattes
  • E. Danya Perry
  • Justin Tuck
  • Anilu Vazquez-Ubarri
  • Lola Velazquez-Aguilu
  • Tali Farhadian Weinstein

THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS

Cocktail Hour Sponsor

National Football League

Transformer

Lili Lynton and Michael Ryan

Luminary

David Klafter & Nancy Kestenbaum

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Champion

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

National Basketball Association

Sher Tremonte LLP