This award, established in 2008, is given by the Brown Annual Fund to a volunteer or group of volunteers whose efforts in the previous fiscal year played a critical role in achieving the Annual Fund’s goals and securing financial support for the University’s highest priorities.

Recipients

2021

Evan Layne ’06

Under his leadership as co-chair of his 15th Reunion Gift Committee, Evan Layne ’06 helped the Class of 2006 surpass their fundraising goals to become the most successful 15th Reunion fundraising effort since the Class of 1992, with third highest in dollars raised for a 15th Reunion on record. Evan’s enthusiasm, determination, strategic thinking, and personal solicitations of key classmates were critical to the success of the Class of 2006. Evan is currently a member of the Brown Annual Fund Leadership Council, where he continues to inspire fellow Brown alumni to support the University at the highest levels.

All Previous Award Recipients

  • Cheryl Alexander ’75, P ’11
  • David E. Bright ’79, P’16
  • Laurel Reed Caputo ’88
  • A. Richard Caputo Jr. ’88
  • David L. Chiang ’97
  • Charles M. Davis ’82, P’13 ’16
  • Neil B. Donavan ’51
  • Marcia J. Dunn, ’82 M.D.
  • Robert A. Fearon ’51, P’75 ’77
  • Robert P. Goodman ’82
  • Oliver Haarmann ’90
  • Hilary Boshes Hoffmeister ’88, P’17
  • Perry C. Hoffmeister ’88, P’17
  • Emily Ito ’19
  • James T. Janover ’86, P’15
  • Waylon Jin ’19
  • Brennan Gilbane Koch ’01
  • E. Robert Lupone ’81
  • Alexandra E. Mandis ’95
  • Natalie Messing ’19
  • Daniel H. O’Keefe ’97
  • Vicky Oliver '82
  • Perri A. Peltz ’82
  • Theresia Gouw Ranzetta ’90
  • Dorothy B. Sage ’51
  • Marcy A. Sandler ’86, P’15
  • Kimi Sato ’88
  • Sara Savage ’90
  • Matthew I. Shapiro ’88
  • H. Marshall Sonenshine ’82
  • Dana G. Zucker ’90