gala hero


Thank you to our distinguished honoree, Latham & Watkins LLP, for their unwavering support of Read Ahead's mission.


Gala Supporters

Reading Champion

Latham & Watkins LLP

Literacy Advocate

Bloomberg LP

Colgate-Palmolive Company

Denise Seegal Darrow

Elizabeth Grayer and Aidan Synnott

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Goldman Sachs

Jane Eddy

John J. Smith

Julie M. Allen

Julie North and William Fogg

Kathy and Kris Heinzelman

Kim and Jonathan Kushner

Literacy Advocate

Lindsay and Brian Basloe

Lisa and Sean Fitzgerald

Macquarie Capital

Penguin Random House

Proskauer Rose LLP

Publicis Groupe

Sandra and David Haas

Sarah and Ted Kamman

Sidley Austin LLP


Teresa and Ned Russell

Tonia and David Steck

Gala Leadership

We are grateful for our gala host committee members who helped to plan and execute this event on our behalf

Julie M. Allen, Gala Chair

Brian Basloe, Auction Co-Chair
Andrew Brimmer, Auction Co-Chair

Annie Wong

Britt and Rob Ryan

Jonathan Kushner

Nicole Farella

Patty Brennan

Samantha Friedman

Sheryl Orr

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information regarding event, table, and ad sponsorship, please click here for  more information.  

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