character of champions impact award HONOREES

Next Gen USA is proud to have honored two outstanding members of the Next Gen USA community as part of the 2017 Character of Champions Gala Banquet presented by Navigators Insurance on June 9th at The Madison in Riverside, New Jersey

 
Richard Portogallo, Managing Director; Global Head of Institutional Equities Clients and Services Morgan Stanley

Richard Portogallo, Managing Director; Global Head of Institutional Equities Clients and Services

Morgan Stanley

RICHARD PORTOGALLO

2017 Character of Champions Impact Award Honoree

Richard Portogallo is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and the Global Head of Institutional Equities Clients and Services. Rich joined Morgan Stanley in 1986 as part of its Prime Brokerage business. He became a Vice President in 1988, Principal in 1991, and Managing Director in 1994. Rich was later promoted to Global Head of Prime Brokerage, where he was instrumental in positioning Morgan Stanley as a global industry leader in Prime Brokerage. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Rich also worked at DeanWitter Reynolds. A native of Brooklyn, NY, Rich holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from St. Francis College and an MBA from Pace University. Rich is a frequent donor to philanthropic causes and a major soccer enthusiast. He is a member of the Smith School Advisory Board for the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and generously volunteers his time as Chair of the Next Gen USA Leadership Board of Directors. He is married with three children.

Vince Tizzio, President & CEO Navigators Insurance

Vince Tizzio, President & CEO

Navigators Insurance

VINCE TIZZIO

2017 Character of Champions Impact Award Honoree

Vince Tizzio is President and CEO of Navigators Management Company, Inc., Navigators' U.S. insurance business. Previously, Mr. Tizzio was Executive Vice President of Zurich North America and President of AIG Small Business. He also served in underwriting and management positions with AIG. Mr. Tizzio received a B.A. degree in finance and sociology from Adelphi University. Mr. Tizzio is involved in a number of industry and community service activities. He is a member of the Freedom House Board of Trustees, Saint Peters College Board of Regents and the Zurich Financial Services Global 100.

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CHARACTER OF CHAMPIONS AWARDEES

During the Gala, Next Gen USA will present a series of Character of Champions awards to deserving youth participants in each of Next Gen USA's key market areas, which include Northern New Jersey & New York, Central New Jersey and Southern New Jersey.

Northern New Jersey & New York Region Character of Champions Award Honorees presented by Navigators Insurance

Central New Jersey Region Character of Champions Award Honorees presented by The Madison

Southern New Jersey Region Character of Champions Award Honorees presented by Nemours DuPont Pediatrics