Announcing Sponsors for the 2017 Marcum Women’s Forum featuring Chelsea Clinton
New York City, NY – Nine top companies have signed on to date to sponsor the 2017 Marcum Women’s Forum in New York City, featuring Chelsea Clinton, Lisa Garcia, and Jeanne Rizzo. The October 27 event at the Convene Conference Center is presented by Marcum LLP, a national accounting and advisory firm.
Sponsors for the second annual event thus far include Ericson Insurance Advisors and Wells Fargo Bank at the platinum level; Energy Capital Partners; Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP; and Morgan Stanley Wealth Management at the silver level; and Alliance Homecare, Fortunoff Brands LLC, Frenkel & Company, and Memoirs Productions at the bronze level.
This year’s theme is Women Having a Voice: Our Health, Our Earth, Our Strength. Ms. Clinton will speak in her capacity as vice chair of the Clinton Foundation, on the topic of “Our Strength.” The other two topics will be addressed, respectively, by Ms. Rizzo, president of Breast Cancer Prevention Partners, and Ms. Garcia, vice president of litigation for Earthjustice.
“We are very grateful for the support of such an outstanding group of companies. These organizations recognize the vital importance of women having a voice to influence the most essential aspects of our world and should be applauded for the investment they are making as sponsors of this program,” said Rorrie Gregorio, leader of Marcum’s national Family Office Practice and co-chair of the conference. Ms. Gregorio is founder and president of Wealth Dimensions, a networking organization for high net worth women, and was named one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Private Wealth by Private Asset Management magazine.
“The empowerment of women to be heard is one of the most compelling issues of our day, in business, at home, and at the voting booth,” said Carolyn Mazzenga, also a conference co-chair and leader of Marcum’s national Family Wealth Services group. Ms. Mazzenga has been named One of the Most Powerful Women in Accounting and is a past president and board member of the Long Island Center for Business and Professional Women.
The Marcum Family Wealth Services Group is dedicated to helping clients manage their wealth, plan for its transfer to succeeding generations, accomplish their lifetime objectives, and achieve their philanthropic goals. The Marcum Women’s Initiative is a Marcum Diversity & Inclusion program dedicated to the career success of Marcum women. The Marcum Foundation supports non-profit organizations in Marcum communities across the country.
About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., as well as select international locations. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting, and assurance services; advisory, valuation, and litigation support; managed accounting services; and an extensive portfolio of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as nonprofit and social sector entities, high net worth individuals, private equity funds, and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services.