Philanthropic Fun: Exemplary Entrepreneurs
Albert Lepage Center gala honored recipients of the 2018 Tulane University Entrepreneurs Leadership Awards.
Honoree Patrick and Christina Comer with Rev. Judith Comer and Rev. Fletcher Comer
Guests, honorees and Tulane students attending “The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2018 Awards Gala” had the opportunity to network with some of the most successful and well respected entrepreneurs from around the region. The event began with a cocktail reception on the lovely patio, followed by a dinner program inside the beautiful Audubon Tea Room.
The event was attended by 200 guests who were affiliates of the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, including Dean Ira Solomon, Business School Council members, donors, judges for the Tulane Business Model Competition, faculty, staff, alumni, current students and guests of the honorees, who gathered to celebrate this year’s illustrious honorees of entrepreneurship.
During the dinner, video presentations highlighted the accomplishments of Patrick B. Comer as the Tulane Distinguished Entrepreneur and Sandy Rosenthal as the Outstanding Social Entrepreneur.
Cash Awards were presented to the 2018 Tulane Business Model Competition winners. These included: AssistENT from Johns Hopkins University, Uchooze Lunchbox from University of Arkansas and Boost Linguistics from Drexel University.
The competition, now in its 18th year, offers tens of thousands of dollars in startup funds to student ventures.
Event at a Glance
What: “The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2018 Awards Gala”
When: Thursday, April 19
Where: Audubon Tea Room
Stanford Rosenthal, Mark Rosenthal, Honoree Sandy and Stephen Rosenthal
Finalists Talia Kirschbaum and Pooja Nair