NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BTIG, LLC announced today an expanded list of celebrity guest traders for the 15th BTIG Commissions for Charity Day on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Celebrated across the firm’s 14 global locations, BTIG Commissions for Charity Day is a high-impact event, where the firm donates the day’s profits to hundreds of charities nominated by clients and celebrity guests. The event attracts a diverse group of celebrities including all-star athletes, actors, actresses, journalists, models, fashion designers, politicians and other cultural icons passionate about supporting meaningful causes. Expected celebrities include:
NEW YORK: Alan Hahn, Alex Rodriguez, Allan Houston, Angel Cordero, Beth Ostrosky Stern, Bob Papa, Bobby Valentine, Bode Miller, Brian Cashman, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Beck, CC Sabathia, Charles Oakley, Chase Headley, Chris Wragge, Chuck Scarborough, D’Brickashaw Ferguson, Darryl Strawberry, David Diehl, Dellin Betances, Derek Jeter, Didi Gregorius, Dwight Gooden, Eric Decker, Eric LeGrand, Gene Michael, Geraldo Rivera, Gerry Cooney, Grant Hill, Greg Bird, Hannah Storm, Jenny McCarthy, Jeremy Roenick, Joe Girardi, Joe Namath, John Calipari, John McEnroe, John Starks, Johnny Velazquez, Kristin Davis, Laurie Hernandez, Lawrence Taylor, Mariano Rivera, Mark Cuban, Mark Messier, Mark Teixeira, Michael Bloomberg, Nicky Hilton, Olivia Culpo, Oz Pearlman, Padma Lakshmi, Petra Nemcova, Phil Simms, Ralph Sampson, Reggie Jackson, Rick DiPietro, Ricky Steamboat, Rosanna Scotto, Sara Blakely, Shaquille O'Neal, Steve Buscemi, Steve Weatherford, Tom Coughlin, Tommy and Dee Hilfiger, Tony Richardson and Victor Cruz.
SAN FRANCISCO: Barry Bonds, Damon Bruce, Dave Dravecky, Jeremy Affeldt, Kelenna Azubuike, Marcus Peters, Renel Brooks-Moon, Ronnie Lott, Ted Robinson, Vida Blue and Warren Moon.
BOSTON: Rick Porcello.
“Pooling our global resources, we work together to support hundreds of organizations in need of additional funding each year,” said Scott Kovalik, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BTIG. “Inviting celebrities passionate about helping others builds excitement and makes the day even more memorable for everyone involved.”
Since the event’s inception in 2003, BTIG has donated more than US$40 million to hundreds of charitable organizations around the world, including more than US$5 million from the May 2016 event. “Our celebrity guest traders are an extension of our team on BTIG Commissions for Charity Day,” said Steven Starker, Co-Founder of BTIG. “Year after year, many of them return to lend their name to a special, annual event that helps support so many others.”
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