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Scholarship Tribute Dinner Honors Excellence and Funds Student Scholarships
4/17/2009 - On Monday, May 4, 2009, the College of Mount Saint Vincent will host its annual Scholarship Tribute Dinner at Cipriani on 42nd Street in New York City. The Dinner is an important event for the College and for the community as monies raised through the Dinner provide scholarship funds for strong students with great need, a wonderful investment in the future.

This year the college is pleased to honor Thomas M. Barry, Managing Director Cain Brothers & Company, LLC and member of the Board of Directors of the College of Mount Saint Vincent; Kathryn B. Swintek, Corporate Director who serves on the Board of Directors of the College of Mount Saint Vincent; and Susan C. Waltman, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, the Greater New York Hospital Association.  Honorees are recognized for their business acumen, commitment to excellence in education and support of the mission of the College.

Mr. Thomas M. Barry, who has been an investment banker for more than 28 years, is the Managing Director at Cain Brothers & Company, LLC.  Mr. Barry has a wide range of experience in both capital markets transactions and mergers and acquisitions.  He serves on the Board of Directors of HealthWatch, a not-for-profit health information company. Mr. Barry also serves on the Finance Committee of the New York Foundling Hospital, the Board of the New York Foundling Pediatric Center and the College of Mount Saint Vincent.

Kathryn B. Swintek is recognized as a leader in the banking industry.  After holding senior positions in risk management, international banking, and acquisition finance at Irving Trust Company, she joined the New York office of French bank BNP Paribas to found its Structured Finance Group. The unit has since grown into a leading debt arranger of financing for leveraged transactions. A decade later, she founded the bank’s Global High Yield Group, and for three years, she ran the unit while simultaneously serving as Head of Merchant Banking Group. She serves on several boards including the College of Mount Saint Vincent Board of Directors.

Ms. Susan C. Waltman, Esq., is Senior Vice President and General Counsel for the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA). Ms. Waltman is responsible for all legal, regulatory, and professional affairs matters involving GNYHA and its affiliated corporations and is the Compliance Officer for GNYHA Ventures and its subsidiaries. In addition, she is responsible for overseeing GNYHA’s emergency preparedness and response activities on behalf of its members.

Invitees are encouraged to support the Dinner by purchasing a table/s or tickets.  Last year’s Dinner raised over $500,000 in scholarship funds for students in need.  To learn more about the College of Mount Saint Vincent or to become a sponsor of the Tribute Dinner, please contact the Public Relations Office.