Business Committee

The Metropolitan Museum's Business Committee includes preeminent leaders from around the world, representing a broad range of industries. The Committee provides support for the Museum's ongoing programs as well as for exhibitions and educational initiatives. The Museum's annual Corporate Benefit hosted by the committee honors business leaders who both personally and professionally exemplify the commitment and generosity so critical to an institution such as the Metropolitan.

Current as of March 2015

Frederick H.S. Allen

Candace K. Beinecke
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Jewelle W. Bickford
Partner, Wealth Advisor
Evercore Wealth Management, LLC

Leon D. Black
Founding Partner
Apollo Management, L.P.

David C. Blowers
President and Chief Executive Officer –
East Region
Northern Trust

Daniel Brodsky (Ex-officio, Business
Managing Partner
The Brodsky Organization

Don Callahan
Head of Operations and Technology

Richard L. Chilton, Jr.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and
Chief Investment Officer
Chilton Investment Company, Inc.

Joseph M. Cohen
JM Cohen & Co.

Edith Cooper
Executive Vice President and Global Head of Human Capital Management
Goldman Sachs

George David

Michel David-Weill

Peter Dunn
CBS-TV Stations Group

Janice Reals Ellig
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Chadick Ellig

Deborah A. Farrington
General Partner and Co-Founder
StarVest Partners, L.P.

Peter M. Fasolo, Ph.D.
Vice President, Global Human Resources
Johnson & Johnson

James E. Fitzgerald, Jr.
Executive Vice President
Wells Fargo, N.A.

Toni K. Goodale
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Goodale Associates

Jeffrey W. Greenberg
Aquiline Holdings LLC

William Randolph Hearst III
Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers

James R. Houghton
Chairman of the Board Emeritus
Corning Incorporated

Susan S. Huang
Vice Chairman of Investment Banking and Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

Ann Kaplan
Circle Financial Group

Catherine R. Kinney

Michael J. Kowalski
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Tiffany & Co.

Christopher Lawrence
Deputy Chairman of Global Investment Banking
Rothschild – North America

Alexandra Lebenthal
Chief Executive Officer
Lebenthal & Co., LLC

Diony Lebot
Chief Executive Officer
Société Générale CIB Western Europe

Lew Leone
Vice President and General Manager
Fox TV

Christian Meissner
Head of Global Corporate and
Investment Banking
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Jacques C. Nordeman
Nordeman Grimm, Inc.

Richard D. Parsons
Senior Advisor
Providence Equity Partners

Jeffrey M. Peek (Co-Chair, Business Committee)
Vice Chairman, Investment Banking

Karen B. Peetz
BNY Mellon

Robert E. Pelzer

Grant A. Porter
Vice Chairman

Felipe Propper de Callejon
First Vice President
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Thomas A. Renyi

William R. Rhodes
Senior Advisor

Tracy L. Rich
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Frank E. Richardson
F. E. Richardson & Co. Inc.

E. John Rosenwald, Jr.
Vice Chairman Emeritus
J.P. Morgan

Sir Paul Ruddock

Marjorie M. Scardino

Henry B. Schacht
Managing Director and Senior Advisor
Warburg Pincus LLC

Alan D. Schnitzer
Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Business and International Insurance
The Travelers Companies, Inc.

Adam Sender

Sheldon H. Solow
Solow Building Company

Carl Spielvogel (Honorary Chair, Business Committee)
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Carl Spielvogel Associates

Burton B. Staniar
Knoll, Inc.

Steven B. Tanger
President and Chief Executive Officer
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.

Roxanne Taylor
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

David Tepper
Founder and President
Appaloosa Management L.P.

Pamela A. Thomas-Graham
Chief Talent, Branding and Communications Officer
Credit Suisse

Mary Ann Tighe (Co-Chair, Business Committee)
Chief Executive Officer
New York Tri-State Region

Jonathan M. Tisch
Loews Hotels

Enzo Viscusi
Senior Advisor

Lulu C. Wang
Chief Executive Officer
Tupelo Capital Management, LLC

Donald E. Zilkha
Zilkha Investments, LP

Double your gift today.

Donate today to help build the future of the Met, and your gift will be matched dollar for dollar.

Give and Join_Membership

Get closer to the Museum with exclusive Membership privileges.

Temple of Dendur

For Corporate Patrons and eligible nonprofit organizations, the Museum offers unique entertaining opportunities with special access to the galleries when it is closed to the public.