This edition: NIAF New York Gala 2018
Original tape date: May 8, 2018.
First aired: May 8, 2018.
The National Italian American Foundation celebrates its annual New York Gala at Cipriani 42nd street. The evening was a family affair – all four honorees spoke poignantly on the importance la famiglia has played in their success. This year’s master of ceremonies, co-anchor of NBC 4’s “Today In New York,” Michael Gargiulo, welcomed the crowd.
Gabriel A. Battista Chairperson, National Italian American Foundation
Giovanni Colavita President, CEO, Colavita USA
Joseph Sebastian Fichera CEO, Saber Partners, LLC
Michael Gargiulo News anchor, NBC New York
Hon. Francesco Genuardi Consul General of Italy in New York, Consulate General of Italy In New York
Patricia de Stacy Harrison Chairperson, National Italian American Foundation
Gerard S. LaRocca NY Gala Dinner Chairman, National Italian American Foundation
Ronald T. Lo Russo President, Cushman & Wakefield’s Agency Consulting Group
Cav. Anthony Julian Tamburri, PhD. Dean, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - Queens College
Vincent C. Tizzio President & CEO, Navigators Management Inc.
Sal Valentinetti Singer, Sal "The Voice" Valentinetti