Magazine article Financial History

MoAF Development Director Jeanne Driscoll Retires after 10 Years of Service

Magazine article Financial History

MoAF Development Director Jeanne Driscoll Retires after 10 Years of Service

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This Spring, the Museum's long-time Director of Development, Jeanne Baker Driscoll, retired after serving in that position for the past 10 years.

Jeanne joined the Museum in February 2007, just as the institution was in the midst of moving to its current home at 48 Wall Street. Among her major achievements as the creation of the Museum's Annual Gala, including the introduction of the Whitehead Award, which is the focal point of that event.

In 2007, Jeanne approached John Whitehead with the concept for an award honoring leaders in the financial sector who have also distinguished themselves in public service, and he agreed to have it named for him. The Whitehead Award was announced at the Museum's inaugural Gala in 2008 and has been presented each year since then to honorees including Paul Volcker, Bill Donaldson, Bill Harrison, David Rubinstein and Lawrence Summers. The Gala has grown substantially since its inception - in both attendance and financial support - and it currently provides more than $1 million in funding annually to support all aspects of the Museum's educational mission.

In addition to her work on the Gala, Jeanne created tiered corporate and individual membership programs, including the implementation of NARM (North American Reciprocal Museum Association) benefits. …

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