Boys Town New York to Honor Korn/Ferry International Chairman Paul Reilly at Its Building Hope Gala
Business Leader to Receive Career Achievement Award
NEW YORK, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Paul Reilly, Chairman of Korn/Ferry International, will receive Boys Town New York's Career Achievement Award at the charity's annual fundraising gala at Capitale on Nov. 20, 2008. In advance of the gala, Mr. Reilly visited the Boys Town New York Treatment Family Home for boys, which provides family-style care for at-risk youth, on November 5 to meet personally with the program's youth.
"Paul Reilly is a man of extraordinary achievement. In our eyes his commitment to advancing the careers of young people in our society makes him the personification of excellence in corporate America," says Anthony DiLauro, Executive Director of Boys Town New York.
The Building Hope Gala benefit and auction supports Boys Town New York's Intervention and Assessment Services, Treatment Family Services, alternative school, and In-Home Family Services for girls and boys, who have been abused, abandoned, made homeless or are in trouble with the law. The gala dinner dance will be attended by 500 New York corporate glitterati. News 4 New York sportscaster, Len Berman will be master of ceremonies.
"I am grateful and humbled to be honored by such a tremendous organization as Boys Town New York," said Paul C. Reilly, Chairman of Korn/Ferry International. "There is no cause greater than preparing sound minds and strong leaders for tomorrow's complex world."
Prior to joining Korn/Ferry in 2001, Mr. Reilly was CEO of KPMG International, where he was responsible for the overall strategy and implementation of the firm's products, services and infrastructure on a global basis. He received both a Bachelor of Science degree in pre-professional studies and a master's of business administration in finance from the University of Notre Dame.
Boys Town New York, a beacon of hope for New York's children and families through its life-changing youth care programs, provides the right services at the right time based on a child's or family's needs. Since opening in 1991, Boys Town New York has served thousands of children and families through its various programs. In 2007, 470 children received help from Boys Town New York's Treatment Family Services and Intervention and Assessment Services. Another 106,663 children and families in the greater New York area were assisted through Child and Family Support Services, including the Boys Town National Hotline (800.448.3000).
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