In THE LAST TYCOONS, former award-winning journalist and Lazard banker William D. Cohan pulls back the curtains on a mysterious world of wealth, power, influence, and raw Darwinian competition and presents a compelling portrait of Wall Street through the tumultuous history of this exalted and fascinating company. Presider: Robert C. Miller, President, Hurford Foundation Speaker: William D. Cohan, Author, The Last Tycoons Date: Wednesday, May 7th, 2008 Location: PricewaterhouseCoopers 300 Madison Avenue, 23rd Floor (at 42nd Street) About the speaker: William D. Cohan was an award-winning investigative journalist before embarking on a seventeen-year career as an investment banker on Wall Street. He spent six years at Lazard Frères in New York and later became a Managing Director at JP Morgan Chase & Co. He is a graduate of Duke University and received both an MS from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and an MBA from its Graduate School of Business. He lives in New York City and Columbia County, New York. The Last Tycoons was selected as the 2007 Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year.