"... you are the leader behind a world class event ... your vision, plan, passion and commitment created an evening that was both meaningful and magical ... a night that I will remember and cherish always."
- Joseph M. DePinto, President and CEO of 7-Eleven

"...your special efforts helped raised needed funds when I was United Nations Ambassador for Refugees. I am grateful for the many years you devoted to successful charitable events."
- Sophia Loren

"...the gala is one of the premier events in Washington and the Nation. You fill the house and run a dazzling event."
- William Novelli, CEO of AARP (Ret.)

"...the event was a huge success...you always have a friend in the Speaker's office.”
- Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Speaker 2007 to 2011)

"When it comes to running the big events and raising money, you are the best. Thanks for all you do to help non-profits grow."
- Joseph Moglia, CEO of TD Ameritrade (Ret.)