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Spirit of Mount Vernon

On October 10, the 18th annual Spirit of Mount Vernon brought to the estate 700 guests from the Washington, DC corporate and government affairs community. The event supported Mount Vernon's mission of education and historic preservation and broke records in both attendance and funds raised. Mount Vernon’s special guest was United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, and Ford Motor Company was the event’s presenting sponsor.

Event Highlights

In support of Mount Vernon's mission of education and historic preservation.

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Event Sponsors

Platinum and Presenting Sponsor
Ford Motor Company

Leadership Co-Chairs
Steve Anderson, President & CEO National Association of Chain Drug Stores
John Graham, President & CEO American Society of Association Executives
Mitch Bainwol, Chief Global Government Relations Officer, Ford Motor Company
Tara Foscato, Senior Vice President, Director of Government Affairs, PNC Bank

Gold Sponsors
Corn Refiners Association
Design Cuisine
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
The PNC Financial Services Group
Virginia Distillery Company

American Bureau of Shipping
American Council of Life Insurers
American Petroleum Institute
American Society of Association Executives
Ariel Corporation
Breakthru Beverage Group
Burke & Herbert Bank
Cressy Family
Distilled Spirits Council of the United States
Edison Electric Institute
International Dairy Foods Association
Investment Company Institute
Mortgage Bankers Association
National Association of Home Builders
National Association of Realtors
National Confectioners Association
National Restaurant Association
National Retail Federation
Softbank Group
The George of Old Town Airbnb
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Airports Council International
American Council of Engineering
American Gaming Association
American International Auto Dealers Association
American Society For Nutrition
Associated General Contractors of America
Consumer Healthcare Products Association
Democracy Data and Communications, LLC
Food Marketing Institute
Goldman Sachs
Harbinger Strategies/Forbes Tate Partners
Health Care Service Corporation
Holland & Knight LLP
Hood River Distillers, Inc.
Household & Commercial Products Association
K&L Gates, LLP
McGuirewoods Consulting
Moran Family
National Association of Manufacturers
National Beer Wholesalers Association/Beer Institute
National Grocers Association
National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association
Pharmaceutical Care Management Association
Republic National Distributing Company Foundation, Inc.
Southern Glazer's Wholesale Drug Co.
Spencer Stuart
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America
Wine Institute

Huckaby Briscoe Conroy Group
Locust Street Group
National Multifamily Housing Council
Samson & Surrey

American Composites Manufacturers Association
American Gas Association
Dan Scandling - APCO Worldwide
Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers
The Honorable Barbara Comstock - Baker Donelson
Berman and Company, Inc.
BYN Mellon
Energy Equipment & Infrastructure Alliance
Equipment Leasing and Finance Association
Leading Authorities, Inc.
Lockheed Martin
Luxco, Inc./Donn Lux
MGM Resorts International
David Chavern – News Media Alliance
Dan Jenkins – The Breakers
Rick Marshall – The Rick Marshall Group