5th Annual Prepared. For Life Gala

The 5th Annual Prepared. For Life Gala. will be held on Wednesday, October 14th, 2020. This event will honor those who have served on the frontlines during the pandemic. This year, we have the privilege of welcoming Dr. Anthony Fauci as our keynote speaker and Citizen of the Year Award recipient.

Alongside Dr. Fauci, we will recognize Thomas Kuhn, President of EEI with the inaugural John H. Graham IV Association Executive Award honoring the legacy of John Graham, founder and past chair of the Gala and recent NCAC Board President. Katherine Lugar, President & CEO at American Beverage Association will receive the Hospitality Good Scout Award, Mike Sommers, President at American Petroleum Institute will receive the Energy Good Scout Award and Dr. J. Stephen Jones, President & CEO of Inova Health System will receive the Health Services Good Scout Award. Susan Hall, a local Scout leader will receive the Baden Powell Volunteer Award, for her dedication as a volunteer who continued to run virtual unit meetings while working as a Nurse in D.C.

October 14th, 2020

6:00 – 6:30 pm
Interactive Reception

6:30 – 7:30 pm
Program

 

Sponsors

$50,000 – Presenting Sponsor

$35,000 – Benefactor Sponsor

$25,000 – Patron Sponsor

$15,000 – Table Sponsor

$7,500 – Friend of Scouting Sponsor

Ad Sponsors:

Full Page Tribute

  • The Sullivan Family
  • National Association of Manufacturers

Half Page Tribute

Past Honorees:

Energy  
2019Andrew Wheeler
Administrator, Enviromental Protection Agency
2018Dave McCurdy
President, The American Gas Association
 2017Thomas R. Kuhn
President, The Edison Electric Institute
 2016Jack Gerard
President & CEO, API
 2015Senator John Hoeven
Senator of North Dakota
 2014The Honorable John D. Dingell, MI
Congressman, US House of Representatives
2013Sen. Lisa Murkowski, AK
Ranking Member, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
2012Rep. Fred Upton, MI
Chairman, The House Energy and Commerce Committee
2011Sen. Jeff Bingaman, NM
Chairman, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
Financial Services 
2019Charlie Tate
Partner, Tate & Tryon
2018Samuel Schreiber
President, Chain Bridge Bank
2017Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.
President, The Global Financial Markets Association
2016Dan O’Neill
President Mid Atlantic Division, SunTrust

2015   

Governor Frank Keating
President & CEO, American Bankers Association

2013

Woody Sutton
President & CEO, The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association

 2012

Rob Nichols
President & CEO, Financial Services Forum

 2011

Rob Nichols
President & CEO, Financial Services Forum

 2010

Paul G. Haaga
Chairman, Capital Research and Management Company

 2008

Paul Schott Stevens
President & CEO, Investment Company Institute

Hospitality

 

2019

Leslie Sarasin
President & CEO, Food Marketing Institute

2018

Greg O’Dell
President & CEO, Events DC

2017

Thomas J. Baltimore, Jr.
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Park Hotels & Resorts

2016

Stephen J. Caldeira
President & CEO, The Household & Commercial Products Association

2015

Dawn Sweeney
President & CEO, National Restaurant Association

2014

Elliott Ferguson, II
President & CEO, Destination DC

2013

Roger Dow
President & CEO, US Travel Association

Past Galas: