2017 From the Top Gala Supporters

From the Top thanks the following contributors for their generous support of the 2017 From the Top Gala. For more information about the 2018 From the Top Gala, please contact Rebecca Reiner at 617.437.0707 x 120 or rreiner@fromthetop.org.


Presenter ($50,000+)

Adage Capital Management, L.P.

Elizabeth and Phill Gross

The Klarman Family Foundation

Producer ($25,000-$49,999)

Amy and David Abrams

The Baupost Group, L.L.C.

Wendy Shattuck and Sam Plimpton

Susan and Gerald Slavet

Announcer ($10,000-$24,999)

Lisa and Tom Blumenthal

The Curme Family / The Lost & Foundation, Inc.

Linda and Michael Frieze


Barbara and Amos Hostetter

Nancy and Richard Lubin

Anne and Paul Marcus Family Foundation

John and Janet Pattillo

Jeffrey F. Rayport and Hillary Hedges Rayport

The Jonathan Schwartz and Marcella Fischer Charitable Fund

Eliza Slavet and Anthony Burr

Kaye and James Slavet

Stephen and Alicia Symchych


Host ($5,000-$9,999)

Gareth Amaya Price and Lisa Amaya Price

The Elphaba Fund at The Boston Foundation

The Rev. Susan Esco Chandler & Mr. Alfred D. Chandler

Marcia Head

MAX Ultimate Food*

Bethany and Robert B. Millard

William and Lia Poorvu

Harold I. Pratt and Frances G. Pratt

Stephen Shapiro and Amy Attas

The Spector Fund at The Boston Foundation

Anonymous (2)


Diane M. Austin and Aaron J. Nurick

Judy Banker Mehrling and Perry Mehrling

Kent and Marie-José Baum

Catherine and Lawrence Bennigson

Jose R. Berrios

Edward Boesel

Charity Brown and Robert Banker

Jane Chen and Dahong Qian

Deborah and John Chipman

Ann and Sean Collins

Dr. Amiel Cooper and Dr. Lori Adcock

Pauline Donnelly and Joseph Selvaggi

Janet and Mark Fagan

Susan and David Fedo

David Feigenbaum and Maureen Meister

Corinne and Tim Ferguson

Fish & Richardson P.C.

Thomas and Deborah Flannery

Patty and Paul Gannon

Rosalind Gorin and Matthew Budd

Sheila and Irwin Heller

Elizabeth Hunnewell

Jennifer and Edward Hurley-Wales

Adele L. Kaplan

Betsy and Andrew Kessler

Jeremiah Klarman

Emily Laird

Judy and Richard Lappin

Elaine and Robert LeBuhn

Soo Youn and Peter Lee

Nancy Lin and Steve Hychong

Joyce Linde

Dyanne and William Lynch

Marsh & McLennan Agency – New England

Meredith and Matthew McPherron

Jo Frances Meyer

Nadine and Peter Mowschenson

Claire Muhm and Rory O’Connor

Kathy and Joseph O’Donnell

Joyce and Bruce Pastor

Lorre Polinger and Donald Wertlieb

Suzanne Priebatsch

Rachel and Joel Reck

Cecelia and Steve Roberts

Sue and Joel Sherman

Elizabeth Sikorovsky

Polly and Arnold Slavet

Rosalyn and Richard Slifka

Robert P. Smith and Salwa J. Aboud Smith

Fredericka and Howard Stevenson

Dora Vell

Rajeev Venkayya and Viktoria Wang

Janet and Dean Whitla

Denise Widman and Allan Lauer

Wish Family Foundation

Anonymous (2)


Steven Berger

Kate Berseth and Steve McNulty

Ellen Cabot and Matthew Watson

Catherine Chan

Mark Churchill

Kim Cromwell and Kathy Cote

Ann and Stona Fitch

David Friend and Margaret Shepherd

Nathan and Marilyn Hayward

Ruth Hoffman

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hunnewell, Jr.

Kendall Press*

Catherine and Robert Lachenauer

David Lambert

Mantra Computing, Inc.

Elizabeth McClendon

Gloria and Burton Rose

Ronen Segev

Jonathan Stanley

Craig Wales

Cynthia and Bill Westerman

Brenda White

Patricia and Howard Wilson

Mary-Margaret Wittlin

Mr. Benjamin Zander


$499 and Under

Mr. Jon Abbott

Cynthia Albert Link and Larry Link

All Tech Sound & Production Services, Inc.

Anne Beresford and Timothy Banker

Susan Buchanan and Steve Brown

Javier Caballero

Yao Fen Cao and Wei Chen

Katie and Charlie Cimet

Dianne Collazo

Pam and Rick Crown

Anne Marie David

Shirley Ferguson Rayport

Andrea and Christopher Green

Kay and Jonathan Green

Andrew Heyward

Jennifer Huntington

Susan and Steven Jacobson

Pamela Krueger and Chris Danemayer

Nicole Leonard and Tomás McElwain

Amy Ly

Laura Majka

Aban Makarechian and Ra’ad Siraj

Julie Mallatt

Deborah Manegold and Win Quayle

David McChesney and Thomas Roberts

Lee Miller

Erin Nolan

Carla and Doug Pope

Tom Riley

Joanne Robinson

Emilia Salazar

Jonathan and Lexi Slavet

Jodi Sufrin and Roy Einhorn

Rebecca Swartz

Laura Thielke

Michelle Toth

Natalie VanLandingham

Doug Wales

Carole and Jerry Wedge

Nicole Wittlin