Cognito Attends Successful Museum of American Finance Gala
The Museum of American Finance hosted its annual gala on Tuesday, January 8, and honored William Harrison, formerly Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase. Mr. Harrison was presented the Whitehead Award for Distinguished Public Service and Leadership, an award recognizing leadership in finance and charity, named for John C. Whitehead, who was also in attendance.
Cognito President Dan Simon was invited to attend the event as the Museum’s partner for elevating the museum’s profile in the financial community. The event, which raised a record $750,000 for the museum, was also attended by elite guests from the financial community including Former Chief of Staff to President Clinton and Co-Chair of the Simpson Bowles Commission, Erskine Bowles, who introduced Mr. Harrison; Duncan L. Niederauer, Chief Executive of NYSE Euronext; Myron Kandel, the Founding Financial Editor of CNN; and William H. Donaldson, a former head of the SEC.
Cognito was honored to take part in the event and looks forward to supporting the museum in the future. For more information on the Museum of American Finance’s current exhibits and upcoming events, including celebrations for Alexander Hamilton’s contributions to American financial history, visit http://www.moaf.org.