ACE Toasts the Holidays

March 31, 2020

1st Qtr, 2020

An estimated 600 guests attended ACE’s soldout Holiday Party, Dec. 7 at the Skirball Cultural Center’s Herscher Hall and Guerin Pavilion. The festive event included a buffet, bar and live music.

ACE President Stephen Rivkin, ACE, greeted guests and introduced 2020 ACE Career Achievement Award honorees Alan Heim, ACE, and Tina Hirsch, ACE.

Rivkin also presented new member plaques to Steven Lang, Bret Marnell, Harry Yoon, Chris Kirkpatrick, Tiffany Hillkurtz, Sue Federman, Michel Aller, Roger Barton, Russell Griffin, Amy Duddleston, Leigh Folsom Boyd, JoAnne Yarrow, Jesse Averna, Shannon Baker Davis, Lee Haxall, Myron Kerstein, Patrick J. Don Vito, Sandra Montiel and Sandy Solowitz. Daniel Nussbaum and Kody Troy Davidson were named affiliate members.

Those that were not on hand to accept their new member plaques during the celebration were Melissa Bretherton, Axel Geddes, Francisco Bello, Alex Márquez, Yana Gorskaya and Jennifer Lame. New affiliates that were not available to accept their membership in person were Mike Saenz, Mark Sullivan and Kye Meechan.

Guests included ACE past president Mark Goldblatt, ACE; and board officers including Lillian Benson, ACE, and Stephen Lovejoy, ACE.

During the celebration, ACE hosted a toy collection for Spark of Love and a raffle benefiting the ACE Educational Fund. ACE thanks bar sponsor Tribeca West Kilroy Realty and all of the companies that donated prizes for the raffle, including Adobe, Avid, Blackmagic, AJA and so many more.

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