New York, NY, January 10, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- The National Association of Securities Professionals-New York Chapter (NASP-NY) will host its 10th Annual Wall Street Hall of Fame gala event at the Ritz Carlton-Battery Park, Two West Street in New York City, 5:30 - 10:00 p.m. This event draws representatives from corporate pension funds; city, county and state pension funds; foundations and endowments. The event also attracts financial services professionals. The purpose of this event is to honor individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and diversity throughout their careers in the financial service industry.
This year’s Class of 2008 inductees are:
• William G. Clark, Director, Division of Investment, Department of the Treasury, State of New Jersey;
• Robert Aguallo, Jr., Former Director, Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System (LACERS)
• Walé F. Adeosun, CFA, Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
NASP was founded in 1985 and represents the diverse interest of women and minorities in the financial services industry. The national headquarters is in Washington, DC. NASP- NY's Chapter was founded in 1994 and serves over 1,000 Wall Street and financial service professionals in the tri-state area.
The proceeds raised from the Wall Street Hall of Fame go to support The Wall Street Finance and Scholastic Training and Mentoring Program (FAST Track) and its associated scholarships, as well as other New York-NASP Foundation programs. This program provides a vehicle whereby high school students can interact with industry leaders who can introduce them to a variety of disciplines on Wall Street. The program also provides college scholarship funds to those young people who have shown an interest, through their grades and curriculum choices, in pursuing careers in the financial services industry.
Corporate sponsorship for this event is strongly encouraged and limited opportunities are available. Please contact NASP-NY's administrative office at (718) 468-7914 for details.
Reginald Scantlebury, President
Dyice Ellis-Beckham, Vice President