On June 17, 2017 at the Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale Gala held at The Hilton in Stamford, CT, 9 candidates and their team members were honored for raising more than $640,000 to invest in research to fight blood cancer for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). The evening was a black-tie affair and over 500 people were in attendance to celebrate.

The candidates were:

 ·         June Burke, Director of Business Development, J.S. Held

·          Spencer Coker, Municipal Finance Banker, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

·          Rebecca Foerster, EVP of Strategic Planning & Marketing, Leo Schacter

·          Christina Generoso, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley

·          Tim Hodges, Chief of Police, Yonkers Police Department

·          Ryan Longmire, Team Answer for Cancer

·           Nadine Mentor, Investment Banker, Samuel A. Ramirez & Co.

·           Fiona Porter, Business owner & shop Consultant, shop.com/fpoutlet

·           Ronnie Ram, President & Co-founder, InspiriaMedia

The title of Man of the Year was awarded to Spencer Coker and the title of Woman of the Year was awarded to Nadine Mentor. Respectively, they raised $81,000 and $108,500!

To learn more about The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man & Woman of the Year campaign, please visit: www.mwoy.org/ctwhv