42ND JOSEPH WHARTON AWARD DINNER IS GREAT SUCCESS

Standing ovation honors four outstanding
Wharton Award recipients, as DC Wharton Club
continues celebration of career success, dedication to Penn & Wharton,
and significant public and community service

A festive atmosphere and outstanding honorees marked this Gala event. Members and other guests enjoyed a delightful reception and delicious dinner as we paid homage to honorees Wonya Lucas, WG90, President & CEO, TV One; Ramesh Gupta, WG89, VP, LightSquared; Susan F. Wegner, Esq., C'88, President, Penn's Middle Atlantic Regional Advisory Board; and Steven Alloy, W87, C87, President, Stanley Martin Homes.

The evening reach its culmination when attendees gave a standing ovation to them.

Earlier, Alan Schlaifer, Club President, briefly covered highlights of the last year for the DC Club, one of the largest and most active in the global Wharton Alumni Network. Events include many embassy receptions and briefings, programs featuring corporate CEOs and other business and thought leaders, and extensive networking opportunities, and special interest groups such as our Leads Council, Green Business Roundtable, and Investment Forum.

Members had access to 150-200 programs to stimulate and inform them about key issues and trends. The printed program featured photos and a listing of past and coming events, as well as honoree bios and more.

To see photos of this grand evening, you can go to the Photo Album with dinner highlights on the Club's website. Just click here.