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The Network Event Starring Jeremy Piven

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Emmy Award winning actor and producer Jeremy Piven (bio below) headlines the must-attend networking event of the year as he shares stories of his journey through Israel and how his Jewish identity shapes his career.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear from Jeremy Piven and get to know hundreds of professionals from a cross-section of industries and companies including The Meltzer Group, King & Spalding, Selzer Gurvitch, BB&T, Manatt, The Bernstein Companies, Goodman, Gable, Gould, Verdehouse, Citi Private Bank, Raffa and many more.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

6:30 p.m. Networking reception
Kosher hors-d’oeuvres and drinks will be served
7:45 p.m. Program featuring remarks by Jeremy Piven

The Grand Hyatt
1000 H St NW
Washington, DC 20001

Couvert: $150*
The Network Event requires a $500 minimum household gift to Federation’s 2017 Annual Campaign, or $360 minimum household gift for those under 40.
*The couvert is the fair market value for this event.

Network with event attendees from these leading organizations.

For questions, please contact Sarah Cytryn at or 301-230-7204.

The Network Leadership:

The Network Event Co-Chairs: The Network Event Committee:
Adam Bernstein
Rose Cohen
Drew Karr

The Network Chairs
Bob Bloom and Neil Gurvitch

Brian Ashin
Bob Bloom
Abigail Bortnick Kopstein
Bradley Buslik
Lisa Cines
Vicki Fishman
Zach Forrest
Morgan Greenhouse Genderson
Rob Granader
Neil Gurvitch
Audrey Horn
Marty Janis
Billy Karlin
Brad Lackey
Andrew Rubin
Max Sandler
Brad Sherman
Stuart Tauber
Ed Tolchin
Matt Ward
Miriam Weinblatt
Gary Weltmann




Jeremy Piven was most recently seen as Harry Gordon Selfridge in the popular PBS series, MR. SELFRIDGE. Among his many notable roles, Piven is best known as movie agent ‘Ari Gold’ in the hit HBO series ENTOURAGE, which aired for eight seasons and won Piven three Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe. In 2015, Piven reprised the fan-favorite role in the ENTOURAGE feature film released by Warner Bros.  He was also recently seen in SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR from directors Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez. Jeremy’s extensive career in television also includes the satirical LARRY SANDERS SHOW. In film, he starred in Mark Pellington’s drama I MELT WITH YOU, Gaby Dellal’s heart wrenching ANGELS CREST, Gary Fleder’s RUNAWAY JURY, Todd Phillips’ hit comedy OLD SCHOOL, Ridley Scott’s BLACK HAWK DOWN, Peter Chelsom’s SERENDIPITY, Brett Ratner’s THE FAMILY MAN, Peter Berg’s VERY BAD THINGS and THE KINGDOM, Cameron Crowe’s SINGLES, Joe Carnahan’s SMOKIN ACES, Guy Ritchie’s ROCKNROLLA, and THE PLAYER for director Robert Altman. In 2005, Piven returned to his theater roots starring in the off-Broadway hit FAT PIG by Neil LaBute, for which he received a Distinguished Performance Honor from the Drama League. He also appeared as Bobby Gould on Broadway in SPEED THE PLOW.

Thank you to the Network’s 2017 Corporate Sponsors:

Network Chairman

The Meltzer Group




Network Partner





Network Associate

Louis & Helyn Fanaroff Charitable Foundation

Melanie and Larry Nussdorf

Pillsbury Law


Network Builder






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March 16
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm


The Grand Hyatt
1000 H St NW
Washington, DC 20001

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