Photos from Campaigns in Conversation

In a first of its kind conversation, OPEN Finance presented a forum for former NY State Senator Tom Duane, surrogate for Senator Bernie Sanders, and Richard Socarides, surrogate for Secretary Hillary Clinton, to be interviewed by Alex Berg of the Huffington Post on a range of issues important to the LGBT community. Tom was the first openly Read more about Photos from Campaigns in Conversation[…]

Fashion & Finance for OPEN Finance Women’s Initiative

Fashion designer Dara Lamb and financial advisor Ashley Dour hosted an intimate gathering at Dara’s midtown studios for women in the LGBT community who take pride in their accomplishments and enjoy reflecting stature and authenticity through clothing. The event allowed LBT women and their allies to expand their networks while engaging in discussions of personal style, Read more about Fashion & Finance for OPEN Finance Women’s Initiative[…]

88th Annual Academy Awards viewing party, Sunday, February 28

Join us this Sunday as OPEN Finance celebrates excellence in cinematic achievement at our first annual Academy Awards viewing party at Mr. Biggs Bar & Grill in Hell’s Kitchen. Bring colleagues and friends, and mingle with other LGBT professionals in financial and professional services. Special guest host Tipsy Von Tart will entertain with games and Read more about 88th Annual Academy Awards viewing party, Sunday, February 28[…]

From Finance to FinTech: The Changing Face of Wall Street – March 3, 2016

Due to popular demand, we have reached OPEN Finance’s RSVP limit. Please join the waitlist by clicking “RSVP Here”. We are coordinating with Two Sigma and StartOut for more seats. We will notify you through email when more seats become available. Please email ethan.pan@citi.com if you have any questions.  FinTech is impacting the entire finance industry, Read more about From Finance to FinTech: The Changing Face of Wall Street – March 3, 2016[…]

Campaigns in Conversation: Election 2016 and the LGBT Community – February 24, 2016

OPEN Finance is pleased to announce a special event: Campaigns In Conversation: Election 2016 and the LGBT community, this coming Wednesday, February 24 at Hudson Terrace. OPEN Finance is presenting this program as an educational piece on current affairs impacting our community. NY State Senator Tom Duane, surrogate for Senator Bernie Sanders, and Richard Socarides, Read more about Campaigns in Conversation: Election 2016 and the LGBT Community – February 24, 2016[…]

Presidential Campaign Surrogates to Address Key LGBT Constituency

PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN SURROGATES TO ADDRESS NYC’S LGBT COMMUNITY FIRST CONVERSATION OF ITS KIND NEW YORK, NY (February 17, 2016) – On Wednesday, February 24, 2016, campaign surrogates representing Secretary Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders will gather at Hudson Terrace in New York City to further discuss the candidates’ policy stances with lesbian, gay, bisexual, Read more about Presidential Campaign Surrogates to Address Key LGBT Constituency[…]

OPEN Finance women partner with The Center for Anti-Violence for a career development workshop

OPEN Finance recently partnered with The Center for Anti-Violence (CAE) for a career development workshop for CAE’s peer educators, a first for CAE. The workshop was attended by a group of passionate young women aged between 13 and 20, each of them training to be self-defense educators and public advocates for their communities. The volunteers were part of OPEN Finance’s Read more about OPEN Finance women partner with The Center for Anti-Violence for a career development workshop[…]

OPEN Finance elects new co-chairs to leadership team

OPEN Finance has elected new co-chairs to its leadership team. The new co-chairs are: Co-Chair – Jon Tilli Treasurer – Ben Salinas Co-Chair of Best Practices – Richard Schwartz Co-Chair of Best Practices – Michael Wilhelm Co-Chair of Networking – Chester White Co-Chair of Membership – Patrick Kennedy The new co-chairs join OPEN Finance’s existing Read more about OPEN Finance elects new co-chairs to leadership team[…]

88th Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party – February 28, 2016

OPEN Finance will celebrate excellence in cinematic achievement at our first annual Academy Awards viewing party at Mr. Biggs Bar & Grill.  Join with your colleagues and friends and mingle with other LGBT professionals in financial and professional services.  Special guest hosts with games and trivia throughout the evening! Mr. Biggs Bar & Grill, 596 Read more about 88th Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party – February 28, 2016[…]