Dec 12, 2012

Leon Cooperman to Kick off First B & P Division Industry Icons Event

Business leaders and professionals from throughout the area will have a unique opportunity to hear from financial analyst and philanthropist Leon G. Cooperman amid premium networking, on November 8, 2012 from 8:00-10:00 am. Cooperman, a Forbes 400 Member, Founder of Omega Advisors, Inc. and Former Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, will keynote the first Industry Icon Event for the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s new Business & Professional Division (B & P).

The event will take place in Zinman Hall on the Federation campus, 9901 Donna Klein Blvd., Boca Raton. Breakfast (dietary laws observed) and networking will begin at 8:00 am, and the program will begin promptly at 8:30 am.

“We’re extremely proud and excited to launch our new Division with this terrific opportunity to learn with the renowned Leon Cooperman,” said Robert Marton, who co-chairs B & P with Gary Lesser. “His entrepreneurial as well as financial skills and wisdom will be of high interest and high value across a broad range of industries and professions.”

“Our new B & P Division brings together business people, professionals and entrepreneurs from Boca Raton, Delray Beach and Highland Beach,” added Lesser. “We’re making meaningful professional and personal connections through high-level networking, programs with experts, and philanthropic activities that are good for business as well as our community.”

The Industry Icons series will continue on December 19, February 5 and March 20, with more high interest speakers like Mark Brockelman, Miami Dolphins CFO; Cliff Viner, General Partner & CEO of the Florida Panthers; and Larry Feldman, CEO, Subway Development Corp.

The couvert is $36 per person. Registration is available online at and additional information is available at or 561-852-3128.