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About the Event

Our community’s most influential and respected political, business and social leaders will come together through the 2014 Brain Ball to lead the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.

The Brain Ball will raise the profile of Alzheimer’s and its devastating toll on America’s familiesand raise funds for cutting edge research and critical support services for individuals, families and caregivers facing the daily challenges of the disease.

A gracious thank you to our current 2014 Brain Ball Sponsors.

Friday, May 2, 2014

National Building Museum
440 G Street, NW
Washington, DC
Directions and Information

Business Attire

Reception and viewing of the vintage 1966 Mustang

Dinner and Program

Dessert reception and dancing following the program



Sponsorship opportunities range from $2,500 to $100,000.

Individual tickets are offered at $250 (limit to four, please) and $500.

Purchase your sponsorship, tickets or make a donation online.

For more information, contact Mariana Nork at or 301.509.2057.



Peter Abrahams
Publisher, DC Modern Luxury Magazine

Steve Anderson
Chairman, National Association of Chain Drug Store Foundation

Pamela G. Bailey
President and CEO, Grocery Manufacturers Association

Mark Bierbower
Partner, Hunton & Williams

Katherine and David Bradley

John Brophy

Alex Bourelly
Partner, Baker Botts

Stephen Caldeira
President and CEO, International Franchise Association

Suzanne Clark
CEO, Potomac Research Group

Susan Kudla Finn
President and CEO, Alzheimer’s Association National Capital Area Chapter

Vanessa Forsythe
General Counsel, Sunrise Senior Living

Dr. Ed Gwozdz

Mike Herrinton
Partner, Ernst & Young

Terry and Paul Klaassen

Thomas Kuhn
President, Edison Electric Institute

Greg Lebedev
Chairman, Center for International Private Enterprise

Mack McLarty
Chairman, McLarty Associates

Jim Nicholson
Senior Counsel at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Joe O’Neill
President and CEO, Public Strategies Washington, Inc.

Mark S. Ordan

Judy Ramey
Senior Vice President, RBC Wealth Management

Brad Rose
Managing Director, The Advisory Board Company

Jordan Smyth
Managing Director, Edgemoor Investment Advisors

Eric Steinmiller
Principal, Bernstein Global Wealth Management

Tom Weithman
Managing Director and Vice President, Center for Innovative Technology


Young Professionals

Attend the Young Professionals Happy Hour on March 27th.

Purchase a ticket for the Young Professionals Rooftop Happy Hour on April 11th.  

Purchase a Young Professionals ticket to the Brain Ball.


Alzheimer's Association

Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.