Ahead of its annual fundraising gala tonight at The Fillmore Philadelphia, the Sixers Youth Foundation is excited to announce the addition of five new Board Members and the appointment of its new chairperson.
To further develop a best-in-class organization, the Sixers Youth Foundation is adding new members to amplify its efforts and mirror the businesses successes of the Philadelphia 76ers franchise. By adding these talented new members, the Sixers Youth Foundation is best positioned to positively impact the communities it serves.
The five new board members include: Marjorie Harris, who along with her husband Josh, serves as Managing Partner of the Philadelphia 76ers; Allison Blitzer, who serves as Managing Partner of the 76ers with her husband, David; Elton Brand, a former 76ers great who is now General Manager of the franchise’s NBA G League team, the Delaware 87ers; Ukee Washington, a celebrated and iconic Philadelphia news anchor for CBS 3; Erik Hirsch, Vice Chairman and Head of Strategic Initiatives for Hamilton Lane, a Philadelphia-based alternative investment management firm providing innovative private markets services to sophisticated investors around the world.
Lara Price, 76ers Chief Operating Officer and one of the NBA’s most accomplished executives, will serve as Chairperson of the Sixers Youth Foundation board. Prior to her appointment as Chairperson, the 22-year NBA executive served as President of the Sixers Youth Foundation Board of Directors.