Blank Rome's Adopt-A-Center Program is supported through the commitment of not only our Firm, but also our dedicated Advisory Board members, who meet annually to discuss program initiatives and opportunities.

Members of Blank Rome's Adopt-A-Center ("AAC") Advisory Board:

  • Naomi Ackerman, Advot Project Founder and Director (2016 AAC Recipient)
  • Paige Adams-Geller, Paige Denim, Founder and Creative Director
  • Judy Bain, Retired, Judith Bain Consulting (Former Vice President, Legal Affairs & General Counsel, Epson America)
  • Jill Govan Bauman, Imagine LA, President and CEO (2012 AAC Recipient)
  • Barbara Bouza, Gensler, Principal
  • Scott Cooper, CMC, Pegasus Squire, Inc., Managing Principal
  • Lisa Detanna, Raymond James and Associates, Managing Director
  • Dennis Ehling, Partner, Blank Rome LLP
  • Patrick A. Fraioli, Jr., Senior Managing Partner, MRM Capital
  • Chris Gialanella, Angeleno I Modern Luxury magazine, Group Publisher
  • Suzanne Gindin, Boyle Heights Community Youth Orchestra, Executive Director (2015 AAC Recipient)
  • Cantor Joseph Gole, Sinai Temple, Cantor Emeritus
  • Jeri Harman, Avante Mezzanine Partners, Founder & Partner
  • Lisa Harris, CFO, Sugarfina
  • Liz Herrera, El Nido Family Centers, Executive Director (2014 AAC Recipient)
  • Dr. Shirley Impellizzerri, Clinical Psychologist
  • Ramsey Jay, Jr., Ramsey Jay Jr. & Associates, Founder
  • Jackie Keller, Nutrifit, President
  • Eva LaRue, Actress and Entrepreneur
  • Dr. Henry Lubow, Injury Review, Inc., President
  • Colleen Ludwig, Assistant General Counsel- Labor & Employment, DaVita
  • Helen MacKinnon, Technical Connections, President
  • Gretchen Pace, Neiman Marcus Beverly Hills, Vice President/General Manager
  • Stacy D. Phillips, Partner, Blank Rome LLP and Chair, AAC Advisory Board
  • Taryn Rose, MD, CEO, Enrico Cuini, and Founder, Taryn Rose Shoes
  • Ashley Sumen, Director of Recruiting, Solutus Legal