IRVINE, Calif.—The Ayn Rand
Institute has announced its fifth annual New York fundraising dinner to benefit
the work of the Ayn Rand Institute. The event will take place at the St. Regis
Hotel in New York City on the evening of Thursday, September 26, 2013.
The featured speaker for
the evening will be Ken Moelis. Mr. Moelis is founder and chief executive
officer of Moelis & Company, a global investment bank that provides
financial advisory, capital raising and asset management services to a broad
client base including corporations, institutions and governments.
Mr. Moelis has over thirty
years of investment banking experience. Prior to founding Moelis & Company,
he worked at UBS from 2001 to 2007, where he was most recently president of UBS
Investment Bank and, previously, Joint Global Head of Investment Banking.
Mr. Moelis serves on the
University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees, the Wharton Board of Overseers,
the Board of the Tourette Syndrome Association, and the Board of Governors of
Cedars Sinai Hospital.
ARI executive director
Yaron Brook will also be a featured speaker.
“Last year’s dinner was a
resounding success,” said Brook, “with nearly one hundred-fifty admirers of Ayn
Rand, gathered at the magnificent St. Regis, enjoying a fantastic evening and
making possible the Institute’s most successful year to date. We expect this
year’s dinner to top that.”
There will be a live
auction of various Ayn Rand-related collectibles and ephemera, with proceeds to
benefit the Institute.
In addition, attendees will
receive complimentary tickets to a matinee performance in New York City of the
Off-Broadway play Anthem,
adapted for the stage by Jeff Britting (based on Ayn Rand’s novel Anthem),
which runs for a limited, ten-week engagement. An Audience Talk Back, featuring
Yaron Brook, will follow the performance. Visit: www.anthemtheplay.com
Tickets for the Atlas Shrugged Revolution dinner event are $1,000;
Table Sponsorships begin at $10,000. Register here.
Play: Baryshnikov Arts Center
Jerome Robbins Theater
450 West 37th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)
St. Regis New York
Two East 55th Street, at Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Thursday, September 26,
1–2:15 PM Matinee
2:15–2:30 PM Audience Talk Back, featuring Yaron Brook
6–7 PM Reception
7–9 PM Dinner and program
Note: Business attire is required for
the dinner event.
The Ayn Rand Institute
is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting the philosophy of Ayn Rand,
author of "Atlas
Shrugged" and "The
more information on Objectivism and Ayn Rand, visit www.aynrand.org.