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Celebration of Success Supports Students and Their Futures

Celebration of Success

April 28, 2015     |     6:00—9:00 PM     |     Grand Hyatt Hotel, Denver, CO

John J. Mack

Senior Advisor, Former Chairman & CEO, Morgan Stanley

Widely regarded as one of the most distinguished and influential leaders in the global finance industry, John Mack has led businesses recognized for their resilience and innovation. Mr. Mack will offer insight and analysis on the current economy, leadership and entrepreneurship.

Why Attend the Celebration of Success?

Proceeds Benefit Student Scholarships

Past Celebration of Success dinners have provided over 2,000 scholarships totaling over $3.5 million.

A table sponsorship of $10,000 will help 4 students with tuition support. A $25,000 gift will create a scholarship in your name and will allow you to define how the award will help students.

Great Networking and Connections

Top community and business leaders attend this gala event. You and your guests will have opportunities to meet and network with the Business School’s extended community of friends. The Celebration Gala is an excellent way to be connected with Denver business.

Hear Insights from a Global Business Leader

John Mack served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Morgan Stanley from 2005-2011. Today he serves on the boards of the Bloomberg Family Foundation, Glencore International AG and the China Investment Corporation. He serves on  advisory boards for the International Business Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Beijing, the Executive Committee of the Partnership for New York City and the Board of Trustees of New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the University Hospital of both Columbia and Cornell.


Harold Ford, Jr.

Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Former U.S. Representative

Harold Ford, Jr. joined Morgan Stanley in March 2011. He also served five terms in the U.S. Congress representing the 9th district of Tennessee. First elected in 1996, Mr. Ford served on the House Financial Services, Budget and Education Committees while in congress. Mr. Ford is also a frequent contributor to NBC News.

What are the Sponsorship Levels and Their Benefits?

  • $50,000 Platinum Sponsorship
  • $25,000 Diamond Sponsorship
  • $10,000 Gold Sponsorship
  • $5,000 Silver Sponsorship
  • Individuals $350

Click here for more information about sponsorship benefits.

Event Program

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Cocktail reception
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Dinner program
8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. John J. Mack Armchair Dialogue

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Celebration of Success

Information Contact

Malena Brohm, (303)315-8002 

Diamond sponsor

Bow River       The Anschutz Foundation

Gold sponsors

Reynolds and Maureen Cannon           Ellen Balaguer and Mark Chase           Charles Schwab

Citywide Banks                  Colorado Rockies              First Bank

               First Bank

Northern Trust            
MDC/Richmond American Homes Foundation


Silver sponsors

  • Ardent Mills
  • Arrow Electronics, Inc.
  • Marcy and Bruce Benson
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • Centennial Bank
  • CNA
  • CenturyLink
  • CoBank
  • Comcast
  • CU Denver Chancellor and Mrs. Wartgow
  • DaVita HealthCare Partners
  • Dea Family Foundation
  • Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
  • Dependable Cleaners
  • DH Kelsall and Associates
  • Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.
  • Faculty of The Business School, CU Denver
  • Financial Designs Ltd.
  • First Gulf Corporation
  • Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide
  • Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Guaranty Bank and Trust
  • Halliburton
  • Jim Nussbaum /The Kentwood Company
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Land Title Guarantee Company
  • Law Brothers Company
  • David and Clare Leonard
  • Dan and Stephanie McCoy
  • Merrill Lynch Bank of America Corporation
  • Molson Coors International
  • Shawn P. Fowler, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
  • OfficeScapes Group
  • Ovation Partners
  • Pearson Online Learning Services
  • Prologis
  • RNL/MKK Consulting Engineers, Inc.
  • Ryan Financial, Inc. / Strategic Decisions Consulting, LLC
  • Tribby Warfield
  • TriMountain Corporation
  • Willis of Colorado, Inc.

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Celebration of Success


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