Raymond W. Kelly was appointed Police Commissioner of the City of New York by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, making Commissioner Kelly the first person to hold the post for a second, separate tenure. Commissioner Kelly was formerly Senior Managing Director, Global Corporate Security, at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. Before that, he served as Commissioner of the U.S. Customs Service, where he managed the agency’s 20,000 employees and $20 billion in annual revenue. For his accomplishments at Customs, Commissioner Kelly was awarded the Alexander Hamilton Medal for Exceptional Service.
Paul Beirne is a principal in New York City based Bernstein Wealth Management, a unit of AllianceBernstein. The firm manages over $500 billion for individuals, families, pension plans, unions, foundations, public funds and other entities. In addition to his business activities, Beirne is active on several charitable boards and carries out a number of committee assignments, including the World Monuments Fund, Santa Clara University Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance, the Municipal Art Society (Vice Chair) and the Alliance for the Arts (Chairman 2000-2005).
Felicia Taylor was the co-host of Retirement Living TV’s Daily Cafe up until November 2008. She has returned to CNN and currently presents Business News reports for CNN.com’s live video feed. Previously, Taylor was a CNBC business news anchor and a correspondent for CNN. She served as weekend anchor on WNBC-TV in New York, and also worked at the Financial News Network, the Financial Times, and CNBC as co-anchor of Today’s Business and Market Watch.