1 . More than 525 MoAF supporters attended the 2023 Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street . 2 . Guests enjoyed a cocktail reception prior to the dinner and program . 3 . MoAF President David Cowen welcomed attendees and provided an update on Museum programs . 4 . MoAF Board Chair Peter Cohen thanked the sponsors and co-chairs and shared details on the Museum ’ s collection digitization project . 5 . Carol Loomis , pictured with Gala Emcees Bob Pisani and Consuelo Mack , received a Special Recognition honor for her groundbreaking contributions to the field of financial journalism and unprecedented 60-year tenure at Fortune magazine . 6 . Robert Arnott , founder and chairman of Research Affiliates , received the Whitehead Award for Distinguished Public Service and Financial Leadership . 7 . Douglas Cifu , CEO and co-founder of Virtu Financial , introduced Vincent Viola . 8 . Vincent Viola , co-founder of Virtu Financial and former chairman of the New York Mercantile Exchange , received the Financial Innovation Award . 9 . Mario Gabelli , chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors , introduced Mark Shenkman . 10 . Mark Shenkman , founder and president of Shenkman Capital Management and a long-time Museum trustee , received the Lifetime Achievement Award .
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