NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Harbor today announced an impressive roster of financial experts headlining its 2013 Harbor Investment Conference on Wednesday, February 13.
William A. Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management who recently presented a short thesis on Herbalife, will be among the featured speakers at this year's conference. Ackman is a member of the Harbor's board of directors. The rest of the 2013 speaker lineup includes:
Andrew Feldstein, CEO and CIO of BlueMountain Capital Management
Mick McGuire, Founder and Managing Member of Marcato Capital Management
Howard Shainker, Managing Partner of Bow Street LLC
Mona K. Sutphen, Managing Director of UBS AG and former White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy
David Weinreb, CEO of The Howard Hughes Corporation
The annual forum, which will be held at the JPMorgan Chase Conference Center, draws some of the biggest names on Wall Street. The Harbor Investment Conference (HIC) is where top money managers and seasoned financial advisers gather to hear exclusive market analyses and network with the 300-plus industry leaders expected to attend. All proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Harbor, an education and performing arts nonprofit that has served Harlem for the last 75 years.
"With Bill Ackman and UBS's Mark Axelowitz as co-chairs, HIC is building a reputation as a sound investment, not only for financial professionals, but also for the children we serve in East Harlem," said Harbor Executive Director Dr. Thomas Howard Jr. "We are pleased to add sponsorship support for the first time this year: Pershing Square Capital Management and UBS have signed on as corporate sponsors, and we plan to grow this level of support going forward."
For more information about the conference, visit www.theharbor.org/hic.
The mission of Boys & Girls Harbor is to empower children and their families to become full, productive participants in society through education, cultural enrichment, and social services. The Harbor is an education and performing arts nonprofit that has served the Harlem community since 1937. We provide a place where young minds see a future for themselves and a world they never imagined. We develop their intellectual character and expose them to experiences that help them discover their real potential. We help give Harlem kids perspective beyond a 10-block knowledge.
SOURCE Boys & Girls Harbor