The Biggest Game in Town

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Tom Gallagher ’69 doesn’t gamble, but he certainly knows gaming. The president and CEO of Las Vegas’ Park Place Entertainment, the world’s largest casino and resort company, has been at the helm for just one year, but he is in many ways a veteran.

In the Money

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Many alumni have made a fortune for their clients and themselves in the investment world. Five of them talk about how they do it–and why stock market fluctuations don’t keep them up at night.

Power to the People

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Matthew Freedman ’99 is all charged up. Just ask him about the deregulation of California’s utilities. He’ll tell you in passionate detail the tortuous story of a market-based disaster underwritten by the state’s consumers while others reap the profit. A staff attorney at the Utility Reform Network (TURN), Freedman came to the organization with years […]

Air Unfair

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Adjunct Professor Michael Levine likes to see airlines compete. After all, he helped deregulate the airline industry two decades ago before serving as an executive at three different carriers. But Levine fears new consolidation may kill the competitive industry he helped create as an official at the Civilian Aeronautics Board. So he’s become a vocal […]

Day and Night in N.Y.C.

Banker and community builder Deborah Wright ’84, Parks Commissioner Henry J. Stern ’57 and longtime Legal Aid lawyer Stephen Pokart ’65 all make their living in N.Y.C.