JULY 2021 VOL. 8, NO. 6
DEVELOPMENTS
From the ABI Anthony H.N. Schnelling Endowment Fund
 
 

In-Person EVENTS Return With Tequila-Tasting at The Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop

The ABI Endowment will be hosting its first in-person fundraiser in more than a year: a tequila-tasting for registrants of the Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop. This special event for workshop attendees, which will include margaritas and sangrias, will take place from 8:30-10:00 p.m. July 30 at The Breakers Palm Beach. Tickets are $150 per person, and proceeds benefit the Endowment. Those currently registered for the Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop can add this event as an optional event on their online registration. Thanks go to Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP for sponsoring this event.

REGISTER TODAY!
 

Tequila Tasting

The Breakers Palm Beach
 

New Donors Recognized

The Endowment Fund recognizes and thanks the following for reaching new levels of giving:

SUSTAINING MEMBERS
Kenneth W. Mann photo
Kenneth W. Mann
SC&H Capital

Rebecca Finch Redwine photo
Rebecca Finch Redwine
Hendren, Redwine & Malone, PLLC

LEADERSHIP CLUB
Geoffrey J. Peters photo
Geoffrey J. Peters
Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA

DONATE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE ITEMS TO UPCOMING SILENT AUCTIONS

ABI is gladly accepting donated items for silent auctions scheduled for the Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop and the Southwest Bankruptcy Conference. If you have something you would like to donate, please contact ABI Sales Manager Sharisa L. Sloan at ssloan@abi.org. Don’t know what to donate? Possible items have been selected and are available for purchase at amazon.com under a special ABI Wish List. Contributing to the silent auctions, either through a donation or a generous bid, is a great way to support the ABI Endowment. Here is the link to the Southeast auction, which begins July 29.

IN THE WORKS: AN ABI ENDOWMENT EVENT IN CALIFORNIA'S WINE COUNTRY!

The ABI Endowment is putting together some exciting plans to host a wine-tasting in the Sonoma/Napa area of California’s wine country sometime this fall. Details are forthcoming, but look for details in future editions of ABI's monthly Developments e-newsletter, and check abi.org/events for more information. If you would like to get involved as a sponsor of this event, please contact ABI Sales Manager Sharisa Sloan.

Levels of Support

Millennium Level
Contributions of $50,000 and above

30th Anniversary Circle
Contributions of $30,000 – $49,999

Century Council Member 
Contributions of $25,000 – $29,999

Visionary
Contributions of $20,000 – $24,999

Legacy
Contributions of $15,000 – $19,999

Lifetime Member
Contributions of $10,000 – $14,999

Benefactor
Contributions of $5,000 – $9,999

Sustaining Member
Contributions of $2,000 – $4,999

Leadership Club
Contributions of $1,000 – $1,999

Donor
Contributions of $100 – $999

Pledges at the Leadership Club level and up are payable over up to five years.

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Endowment Fund Development Committee

Vice President—Development:
Christopher A. Ward
Polsinelli

Committee Members:
Steven M. Berman
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Dawn M. Cica
Carlyon Cica Chtd.

Eric J. Fromme
Theodora Oringher, PC

Bradley D. Sharp
Development Specialists, Inc.

Donald A. Workman
BakerHostetler

Endowment Fund

Regional Endowment Chairs

 

Mid-Atlantic
Chair: Donald A. Workman – BakerHostetler
Charles Forman – Forman Holt
Neil B. Glassman – Bayard, P.A.
Thomas M. Horan – Cozen O’Connor
Warren Martin – Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, PC
Richard M. Meth
James E. Van Horn – Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Midwest
Chair: Lisa Vandesteeg – Levenfeld Pearlstein & Smith LLC
Daniel A. DeMarco – Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP
Richard S. Lauter – Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
James A. Lodoen – Lindquist & Vennum LLP
Claire Ann Richman – Steinhilber Swanson LLP
Sheryl L. Toby – Dykema Gossett PLLC

New England
Chair: Jeffrey T. Varsalone – G2 Capital Advisors, LLC

New York Metro
Chair: Elyssa S. Kates – BakerHostetler

Rocky Mountain
Co-Chair: Annette W. Jarvis – Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Co-Chair: Lynne Long – Conway MacKenzie

South
Chair: Kristina M. Johnson – Jones Walker LLP
Rudy J. Cerone – McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC
Craig M. Geno – Craig M. Geno, PLLC
James R. Irving – Dentons Bingham Greenebaum
Derek F. Meek – Burr & Forman LLP
James E. Smith – Barber Law Firm
Emily Campbell Taube – Burr & Forman LLP

 

Southeast
Chair: Jerry Markowitz – Markowitz, Ringel, Trusty + Hartog, P.A.
Terri L. Gardner – Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
Neil C. Gordon – Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
Jennifer McLemore – Williams Mullen
Jennifer M. Meyerowitz – Stretto
Edward J. Peterson, III – Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, PA
Lynn Lewis Tavenner – Tavenner & Beran, PLC
Glenn Thompson – Hamilton Stephens Steele & Martin, PLLC

Texas & Southwest
Co-Chair: Jason S. Brookner – Gray Reed & McGraw, PC
Co-Chair: Scott Van Meter – GlassRatner LLC
Jordan A. Kroop – Perkins Coie LLP
John Penn – Perkins Coie LLP
Thomas J. Salerno – Stinson LLP

West
Chair: Bradley D. Sharp – Development Specialists, Inc.
K. Kevin Otus – Onyx Asset Advisors, LLC
Randye B. Soref – Polsinelli

 
 
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