14TH ANNIVERSARY GALA DINNER CELEBRATING THE
WORLD’S MOST ETHICAL COMPANIES®
March 10, 2020
The 2020 Gala is being rescheduled.
New date to be announced soon
Richard K. Davis
President & CEO
About Richard Davis
Davis is Chief Executive Office of Make-A-Wish America. Davis is the former Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Bancorp, parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth largest commercial bank in the United States. He served as Executive Chairman from December 2007 to April 2018, Chief Executive Officer from December 2006 to April 2017, President from October 2004 to January 2016, and Chief Operating Officer from October 2004 to December 2006. Davis was an Executive Vice President at Bank of America and Security Pacific Bank prior to joining Star Banc Corporation, which was one of U.S. Bancorp’s legacy companies.
During his career, he has served as Chairman of the Financial Services Roundtable, Chairman of the Consumer Bankers Association, Chairman of The Clearing House, and representative for the Ninth District of the Federal Reserve, where he was President of its Financial Advisory Committee. Additionally, he currently serves as a director of the Mayo Clinic. He was also one of three executive co-chairs of the 2018 Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee.
An Inspiring Evening
Join us as we celebrate the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies with hundreds of corporate leaders from around the globe.
Watch past keynotes below.
Senator Bill Bradley on Corporate Purpose
and the Dignity of Work
Watch the 5-minute highlight video (on the left) with
Ethisphere CEO, Tim Erblich, at the 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies Gala Dinner.
Past Distinguished Keynote Speakers
Former White House Press Secretary, Political Commentator, New York Times No. 1 Best-Selling Author, and Host of Fox’s The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino
Indra K. Nooyi
Chairman and Former CEO
Senator Bill Bradley
Allen & Company LLC
CEO and President
President and CEO
The Aspen Institute
Founder and CEO
Dr. Joseph M. Salley
President and CEO
Milliken & Company
Co-Founder, International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children
Former Majority Leader
Former Secretary of State
U.S. Department of State
Join us for a celebratory evening recognizing what’s right about corporate behavior.
Red Carpet Photo Opportunities for Honorees
5:00 – 6:45 p.m.
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Dinner & Celebration
7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Cipriani 42nd Street®
110 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017
Cipriani 42nd Street, formerly known as the Bowery Savings Bank, is a national landmark conveniently located adjacent to Grand Central Station. Originally built in 1921 by Louis Ayres of the architectural firm York & Sawyer, the Bowery Saving Bank was described as “easily the most sumptuous venue of its kind.”
Points of Interest:
- Chrysler Building
- Times Square
- United Nations Complex
- Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island
- Bryant Park