The Partnership Fund for New York City is the vision of Henry R. Kravis, founding partner of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., who serves as its Founding Chairman. The Partnership Fund for New York City has raised over $110 million to mobilize the city’s world financial and business leaders to help build a stronger and more diversified local economy. It has built a network of top experts from the investment and corporate communities who help identify and support New York City’s most promising entrepreneurs in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. The Fund is governed by a Board of Directors co-chaired by Russell L. Carson, General Partner of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe; and Richard M. Cashin, Managing Partner of One Equity Partners. The Partnership Fund for New York City is an affiliate of the Partnership for New York City, an organization of the leaders of New York City’s top corporate, investment, and entrepreneurial firms. They work in partnership with city and state government officials, labor groups, and the nonprofit sector to promote the interest of the city and its neighborhoods. The Partnership carries out research, policy formulation, and issues advocacy at the city, state, and federal levels, leveraging the resources and expertise of its CEO and Corporate partners.
To learn more visit www.pfnyc.org
The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) is a not-for-profit organization, working to improve healthcare for all New Yorkers through health information technology (health IT). Founded in 2006 by healthcare leaders, NYeC receives funding from state and federal grants to serve as the focal point for health IT in the State of New York. NYeC works to develop policies and standards, to assist healthcare providers in making the shift to electronic health records, and to coordinate the creation of a network to connect healthcare providers statewide. The goal of NYeC is that no patient, wherever they may need treatment within the State of New York, is ever without fast, secure, accurate, and accessible information.
To learn more visit www.nyehealth.org
The mission of the Department of Health (DOH) is to protect, improve, and promote the health, productivity, and well-being of all New Yorkers. The goal is for New Yorkers to be the healthiest people in the world — living in communities that promote health, protected from health threats, and having access to quality, evidence-based, cost-effective health services.
To learn more visit www.health.ny.gov
Empire State Development (ESD) is New York’s chief economic development agency. The mission of ESD is to promote a vigorous and growing economy, encourage the creation of new job and economic opportunities, increase revenues to the State and its municipalities, and achieve stable and diversified local economies. Through the use of loans, grants, tax credits and other forms of financial assistance, ESD strives to enhance private business investment and growth to spur job creation and support prosperous communities across New York State. ESD is also the primary administrative agency overseeing Governor Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Councils and the marketing of “I Love NY,” the State’s iconic tourism brand.
For nearly 60 years Health Research, Inc. has been committed to the support of public health programs and scientific research. By partnering with public and private institutions HRI delivers the resources necessary to fund research and translate research findings into programs and products for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. HRI is a not-for-profit corporation organized under the New York State not-for-profit Corporation Law.
To learn more visit www.healthresearch.org.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP is an international law firm ranked No. 1 for the second year in a row in 2012 on The American Lawyer’s A-List of what the magazine calls “the top firms among the nation’s legal elite” — the firm’s eighth year on the list. The firm was founded in 1888 by the renowned jurist and statesman Charles Evans Hughes. Headquartered in New York, with offices in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Miami, Jersey City, Kansas City, Paris and Tokyo, the firm provides comprehensive legal advice and transactional expertise to clients around the world.
To learn more visit www.hugheshubbard.com.