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Spirit of Life Award Celebration

City of Hope's Fashion & Retail Group presents 2014 Spirit of Life GATSBY PARTY Celebration
Honoring Jack Rimokh & Jason Rimokh of Signal Brands
 
Saturday, November 22, 2014
The W Hotel, Hollywood, CA
 
 
CONGRATULATIONS                              
City of Hope's Fashion & Retail Group is honored to bestow The Spirit of Life Award to Jack Rimokh, chairman, and Jason Rimokh, president, of Signal Brands.
 
The Spirit of Life Award is City of Hope's most prestigious philanthropic honor, presented annually to an industry leader who has demonstrated outstanding business and altruistic achievement.
 
Join us on November 22, 2014 as fashion and retail pioneers and executives unite to celebrate both Jack and Jason's accomplishments and the hope of a cure for cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
 

 
 
 

Spirit of Life Honorees

 
Our Honorees
 
Jack Rimokh, Chairman
 
After 50 years in the fashion industry, Jack Rimokh founded Signal Products in 1992. The company partnered with GUESS Inc. in a licensing deal for the exclusive global rights of handbags, wallets and travel accessories. A highly respected and inspiring industry leader, Rimokh was instrumental in building Signal Products into one of the world's largest handbag companies.
 
Today, Rimokh is Chairman of Signal Products and continues to shape the direction for the multi hundred million dollar company while still making time for his other companies as well as causes that are important to him. Throughout the years and continuing to this day, Rimkoh is a major donor to various philanthropic organizations and has been widely recognized for his charitable work.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jason Rimokh, President
 
Jason Rimokh is the President of Signal Products, one of the world's largest and most diversified fashion handbag companies. In more than 20 years, Jason Rimkoh's passion, leadership and operational insight have strengthened Signal Products' culture of innovative designs. Along with his father, he expanded the company into new markets and extended its product portfolio and global reach.
 
Rimokh continues to be responsible for the company's day-to-day global operations and oversees all product development, corporate development and marketing. Rimkoh is a frequent speaker at industry events.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Past Spirit of Life® Honorees have included:

Kevin Sullivan, Wells Fargo
Frank Kaufman, Moss Adams
Ben Malka, Halston
Gerard Guez, Sunrise Brands
Jeff Rudes, Jbrand
Joe Simsolo, Simso Tex
Mark Werts, American Rag Cie
Michael Ball, Rock & Republic Enterprises, Inc
Richard Clareman, All Access Apparel
Sunnie Kim, Hana Financial
Peter Schwab, Wells Fargo Foothill
Bill Davis, Wells Fargo Foothill
Jeff Kapor, Buchalter Nemer
Mitch Cohen, The CIT Group
 

Spirit of Life Sponsor & Journal Opportunities

We are looking for generous sponsors to partner with us on the event.
 
SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES
Gatsby All Access: $50,000
o Luxury Lounges with 30 reserved seats
o Special recognition on stage during evening program
o Four color ad in Gatsby All Access section of the tribute journal
o Company logo on the printed invitation, electronic invitation and event website
o Company logo on video screens during event
 
Daisy's Dream: $25,000
o Luxury Lounge with 20 reserved seats
o Four color ad in Daisy's Dream section of the tribute journal
o Company logo on electronic communications and event website
o Company logo on video screens during event
 
Diamond: $15,000
o Luxury Lounge with 12 reserved seats
o Four color ad in the Diamond section of the tribute journal
o Company logo on video screens during event
 
Pearl: $10,000
o 10 tickets to the event with open seating
o Four color ad in Pearl section of the tribute journal
 
Platinum: $7,500
o Six tickets to the event with open seating
o Four color ad in Platinum section of the tribute journal
 
Gold: $5,000
o Four tickets to the event with open seating
o Four color in Gold section of the tribute journal
 
INDIVIDUAL TICKETS at $750 each. All individual tickets are open seating.
 
 
TRIBUTE JOURNAL OPPORTUNITIES
Highlight your company support through an ad in our tribute journal. 100 percent tax-deductible.
 
o Back Cover: $20,000
o Inside Front Cover: $15,000
o Inside Back Cover: $15,000
o Champions of Hope Page: $5,000
o Leaders of Hope Page: $3,500
o Partners of Hope Page: $2,500
o Friends of Hope Half Page: $1,000
 

UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES
A unique way to align your company with City of Hope! Sponsor one of the below elements of the event and gain extra exposure.
*Additional Underwriting Opportunities are not exclusive. 100 percent tax-deductible and does not include event tickets.
 
o Welcome Sponsor: $5,000
o Cocktail Reception Sponsor: $5,000
o Dessert Sponsor: $5,000
 
 
 
 
 
For more information please contact Kathleen P. Talbot at (800) 272-2310 or kptalbot@coh.org.
 
The amount of your contribution, which is deductible for income tax purposes, is limited to the excess of your contribution over the value of any goods received. The value of the event, entertainment and food received, which is nondeductible, is $150 per person.
 
 

Board Members

President: Michael Earnhart, Wells Fargo Capital Finance
Executive Vice PresidentSydnee Breuer, Rosenthal & Rosenthal
 
Oren Bitan
Buchalter Nemer PC
 
Robert Calvanico
Continental Business Credit, LLC

Mitch Cohen
The CIT Group

Maria Contino
Rosenthal & Rosenthal

Simon Dufour
Moss Adams

Marty Eckstein
Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Christian Emerson
Richardson Kontogouris Emerson LLP

Eric Fisch
HSBC Bank USA

Steve Fisk
Barney & Barney LLC

Lenny Gordon
Marcum LLP

Rob Handler
Real Estate Development
Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs

Martin Hughes
Moss Adams

Ruth Inouye
JRUDES
       
Michelle Jackson
Marsh/National Brokerage

Jeffrey Kapor
Buchalter Nemer PC

Frank Kaufman
Moss Adams LLP

Kaleigh Kemmerly
Hub International

Erica Klein
Shout Public Relations
Tricia Landry
Citi Commercial Bank
 
Bob Lewin
The CIT Group

Vince Lionetti
Continental Business Credit

Gina Lopez
Vargas Girl USA

Robert Mahl
Employers Resource Group Financial
& Insurance Services Inc.

Jay Mangel
Crowe Horwath LLP

David Mark
Buchalter Nemer PC

Darren Menaker
Bernstein Global Wealth Management
 
Rob Meyers
Bibby Financial Services

Gary Raikin
BDO

Mark Rabkin
Moss Adams

Dave Reza
Milberg Factors Inc.

Maier Rosenberg
CohnReznick

Benjamin Seigel
Buchalter Nemer PC

Debbie Steinberg
The CIT Group

Kevin Sullivan
Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Marco Valverde
Moss Adams            
      
Jeremy Weitz
Buchalter Nemer PC
 
 

Spirit of Life Award Celebration

Spirit of Life Award Celebration

City of Hope's Fashion & Retail Group presents 2014 Spirit of Life GATSBY PARTY Celebration
Honoring Jack Rimokh & Jason Rimokh of Signal Brands
 
Saturday, November 22, 2014
The W Hotel, Hollywood, CA
 
 
CONGRATULATIONS                              
City of Hope's Fashion & Retail Group is honored to bestow The Spirit of Life Award to Jack Rimokh, chairman, and Jason Rimokh, president, of Signal Brands.
 
The Spirit of Life Award is City of Hope's most prestigious philanthropic honor, presented annually to an industry leader who has demonstrated outstanding business and altruistic achievement.
 
Join us on November 22, 2014 as fashion and retail pioneers and executives unite to celebrate both Jack and Jason's accomplishments and the hope of a cure for cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
 

 
 
 

Honorees

Spirit of Life Honorees

 
Our Honorees
 
Jack Rimokh, Chairman
 
After 50 years in the fashion industry, Jack Rimokh founded Signal Products in 1992. The company partnered with GUESS Inc. in a licensing deal for the exclusive global rights of handbags, wallets and travel accessories. A highly respected and inspiring industry leader, Rimokh was instrumental in building Signal Products into one of the world's largest handbag companies.
 
Today, Rimokh is Chairman of Signal Products and continues to shape the direction for the multi hundred million dollar company while still making time for his other companies as well as causes that are important to him. Throughout the years and continuing to this day, Rimkoh is a major donor to various philanthropic organizations and has been widely recognized for his charitable work.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jason Rimokh, President
 
Jason Rimokh is the President of Signal Products, one of the world's largest and most diversified fashion handbag companies. In more than 20 years, Jason Rimkoh's passion, leadership and operational insight have strengthened Signal Products' culture of innovative designs. Along with his father, he expanded the company into new markets and extended its product portfolio and global reach.
 
Rimokh continues to be responsible for the company's day-to-day global operations and oversees all product development, corporate development and marketing. Rimkoh is a frequent speaker at industry events.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Past Spirit of Life® Honorees have included:

Kevin Sullivan, Wells Fargo
Frank Kaufman, Moss Adams
Ben Malka, Halston
Gerard Guez, Sunrise Brands
Jeff Rudes, Jbrand
Joe Simsolo, Simso Tex
Mark Werts, American Rag Cie
Michael Ball, Rock & Republic Enterprises, Inc
Richard Clareman, All Access Apparel
Sunnie Kim, Hana Financial
Peter Schwab, Wells Fargo Foothill
Bill Davis, Wells Fargo Foothill
Jeff Kapor, Buchalter Nemer
Mitch Cohen, The CIT Group
 

Sponsor & Journal Opportunities

Spirit of Life Sponsor & Journal Opportunities

We are looking for generous sponsors to partner with us on the event.
 
SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES
Gatsby All Access: $50,000
o Luxury Lounges with 30 reserved seats
o Special recognition on stage during evening program
o Four color ad in Gatsby All Access section of the tribute journal
o Company logo on the printed invitation, electronic invitation and event website
o Company logo on video screens during event
 
Daisy's Dream: $25,000
o Luxury Lounge with 20 reserved seats
o Four color ad in Daisy's Dream section of the tribute journal
o Company logo on electronic communications and event website
o Company logo on video screens during event
 
Diamond: $15,000
o Luxury Lounge with 12 reserved seats
o Four color ad in the Diamond section of the tribute journal
o Company logo on video screens during event
 
Pearl: $10,000
o 10 tickets to the event with open seating
o Four color ad in Pearl section of the tribute journal
 
Platinum: $7,500
o Six tickets to the event with open seating
o Four color ad in Platinum section of the tribute journal
 
Gold: $5,000
o Four tickets to the event with open seating
o Four color in Gold section of the tribute journal
 
INDIVIDUAL TICKETS at $750 each. All individual tickets are open seating.
 
 
TRIBUTE JOURNAL OPPORTUNITIES
Highlight your company support through an ad in our tribute journal. 100 percent tax-deductible.
 
o Back Cover: $20,000
o Inside Front Cover: $15,000
o Inside Back Cover: $15,000
o Champions of Hope Page: $5,000
o Leaders of Hope Page: $3,500
o Partners of Hope Page: $2,500
o Friends of Hope Half Page: $1,000
 

UNDERWRITING OPPORTUNITIES
A unique way to align your company with City of Hope! Sponsor one of the below elements of the event and gain extra exposure.
*Additional Underwriting Opportunities are not exclusive. 100 percent tax-deductible and does not include event tickets.
 
o Welcome Sponsor: $5,000
o Cocktail Reception Sponsor: $5,000
o Dessert Sponsor: $5,000
 
 
 
 
 
For more information please contact Kathleen P. Talbot at (800) 272-2310 or kptalbot@coh.org.
 
The amount of your contribution, which is deductible for income tax purposes, is limited to the excess of your contribution over the value of any goods received. The value of the event, entertainment and food received, which is nondeductible, is $150 per person.
 
 

Volunteer Leadership

Board Members

President: Michael Earnhart, Wells Fargo Capital Finance
Executive Vice PresidentSydnee Breuer, Rosenthal & Rosenthal
 
Oren Bitan
Buchalter Nemer PC
 
Robert Calvanico
Continental Business Credit, LLC

Mitch Cohen
The CIT Group

Maria Contino
Rosenthal & Rosenthal

Simon Dufour
Moss Adams

Marty Eckstein
Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Christian Emerson
Richardson Kontogouris Emerson LLP

Eric Fisch
HSBC Bank USA

Steve Fisk
Barney & Barney LLC

Lenny Gordon
Marcum LLP

Rob Handler
Real Estate Development
Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs

Martin Hughes
Moss Adams

Ruth Inouye
JRUDES
       
Michelle Jackson
Marsh/National Brokerage

Jeffrey Kapor
Buchalter Nemer PC

Frank Kaufman
Moss Adams LLP

Kaleigh Kemmerly
Hub International

Erica Klein
Shout Public Relations
Tricia Landry
Citi Commercial Bank
 
Bob Lewin
The CIT Group

Vince Lionetti
Continental Business Credit

Gina Lopez
Vargas Girl USA

Robert Mahl
Employers Resource Group Financial
& Insurance Services Inc.

Jay Mangel
Crowe Horwath LLP

David Mark
Buchalter Nemer PC

Darren Menaker
Bernstein Global Wealth Management
 
Rob Meyers
Bibby Financial Services

Gary Raikin
BDO

Mark Rabkin
Moss Adams

Dave Reza
Milberg Factors Inc.

Maier Rosenberg
CohnReznick

Benjamin Seigel
Buchalter Nemer PC

Debbie Steinberg
The CIT Group

Kevin Sullivan
Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Marco Valverde
Moss Adams            
      
Jeremy Weitz
Buchalter Nemer PC
 
 
Event Details
Saturday, November 22, 2014
The Spirit of Life GATSBY PARTY Celebration
The W Hotel
Theme: The Great Gatsby
Attire: 1920's Cocktail Attire
 
 
 
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Walk for Hope

City of Hope
 
 
 
More information:
 
Kathleen P. Talbot
Director of Development
kptalbot@coh.org
 
Andrea Courtney
Coordinator
acourtney@coh.org