NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BTIG announced today its growing list of celebrity participants for the 17th BTIG Commissions for Charity Day on Tuesday, May 2, 2023. The firm’s signature philanthropic event is celebrated across BTIG’s 21 global locations, including fourteen offices throughout the U.S. and seven affiliate offices in Europe, Asia and Australia. Charity Day kicks off the firm’s month-long effort, “Making a Difference in May,” when all employees are encouraged to give back to others. The following celebrities are expected to attend this year:
Aaron Boone, Barbara Corcoran, President Bill Clinton, Brian Cashman, Bridget Moynahan, Busy Philipps, CC Sabathia, Chuck Scarborough, Danny Hurley, David Muir, Dominique Wilkins, Eli Manning, George Hincapie, Hank Azaria, Hannah Storm, Harrison Bader, Henrik Lundqvist, Jermaine Johnson, Jesse Iwuji, Joe Girardi, John Starks, Jon Ledecky, Julia Landauer, Julianna Margulies, Kayvon Thibodeaux, Kelly AuCoin, Lawrence Taylor, Mariano Rivera, Mark Messier, Michael Strahan, Nick Mangold, Oswaldo Cabrera, Patrick Dempsey, Ambassador Robert W. Johnson IV, Rick Pitino, Robin Arzón, Robin Roberts, Steve Buscemi, Tobin Anderson, Ubah Hassan, and Victor Cruz. Additional celebrity participants will be announced in the coming days. Adam Schefter will be the Master of Ceremonies.
“We are humbled to welcome an incredible roster of accomplished guests from across the sports, entertainment, business and political landscape. They play a critical role in driving momentum leading up to the event, and increasing our fundraising opportunities,” said Steven Starker, Co-Founder of BTIG. “We look forward to collaborating with many returning, and several new celebrities to make a meaningful impact to charities worldwide.”
Charities are nominated by clients and celebrity guest traders, a unique process which enables the firm to be introduced to many new non-profit organizations each year. Since the event’s inception in 2003, BTIG has donated more than US$50 million to hundreds of charitable organizations around the world, including more than US$5 million from the 2018 event.
BTIG is a global financial services firm specializing in institutional trading, investment banking, research and related brokerage services. With an extensive global footprint and more than 700 employees, BTIG, LLC and its affiliates operate out of 21 cities throughout the U.S., and in Europe, Asia and Australia. BTIG offers execution, expertise and insights for equities, equity derivatives, ETFs and fixed income, currency and commodities. The firm’s core capabilities include global execution, portfolio, electronic and outsource trading, investment banking, prime brokerage, capital introduction, corporate access, research and strategy, commission management and more.