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Tannenbaum Helpern Investment Management Co-Chair Wayne H. Davis Receives City & State NY’s Nonprofit Trailblazers Award

05.23.2024  •  Press Release

New York, NY, May 23, 2024—Tannenbaum Helpern partner and Investment Management Co-Chair, Wayne H. Davis, was named to City & State New York’s 2024 Nonprofit Trailblazers List, which honors “dedicated changemakers improving New York through adherence to the principles of charity, diversity, environmentalism, sustainability, and governance.” Wayne was honored to deliver remarks at City & State NY’s 2024 Nonprofit Trailblazers event, which celebrated the evening’s honorees with a reception at The Penthouse in New York City.

“We’re proud to see Wayne recognized by City & State,” said Firm Managing Partner, Andrew W. Singer. “He is a trusted attorney who is committed to helping advance the operations of his vast client base, of which nonprofits are a pillar. Wayne is always devoted to delivering the best results for his clients.”

In addition to serving as Co-Chair of Tannenbaum Helpern’s Investment Management practice, Wayne is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. He advises investment management clients with respect to formation and private investment vehicles and provides counsel to various nonprofit organizations on general operation, governance, and investment-related matters. He’s a frequent speaker and writer, and serves as Adjunct Professor, Private Equity, at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.

Regarding this honor, Wayne commented, “As part of the Firm’s practice serving Non-Profit Organizations, we have had the pleasure of helping form, guide and support some of New York’s most important organizations. It is an honor to be recognized for this work.”

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