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The Sky Alland Scholarship is a full scholarship awarded to a rising fourth-year student who exemplifies the qualities that helped Sky make his mark not just on the world, but on those around him.

Richard M. Gerson

Richard M. Gerson

1996 Winner

Richard M. Gerson

Rick Gerson is the Founder, Chairman and CIO of Falcon Edge Capital, a global investment firm based in New York with an opportunistic mandate and a long term investment style.

Prior to Falcon Edge, Rick was a Founding Member and Managing Director of Blue Ridge Capital, a New York-based investment firm started in 1996, where he was for 15 years.

Rick graduated from the McIntire School of Commerce with a B.S. in Commerce with a concentration in finance.

Rick is a member of the Cleveland Clinic International Leadership Board, a founding member of the Board of Trustees of PAVE (a charter school in Brooklyn), a founding board member of the Josh Waitzkin Art of Learning Foundation (JWF), a board member of 92nd Street Y (a leading cultural institution and community center in New York) and a member of the Belfer Center’s International Council at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.