2018 Holy Child Awards Dinner

Tenth Annual Society of the Holy Child Jesus Awards Dinner

Thursday, March 22, 2018


Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles

506 S Grand Ave

Los Angeles, CA

6:00-9:00 PM

Business Casual / $7 garage, $24 Valet Parking


$175 (with $80 tax-deductible)

$125 for under 35 (with $30 tax-deductible)

Varied Sponsorship levels and advertisement opportunities.

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Faith in Action Honoree: James Sarni

James Sarni is a Managing Principal at Payden & Rygel and a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors and the Investment Policy Committee. He helps oversee the firm’s U.S. fixed-income strategies and serves as a Senior Portfolio Manager. Jim is a frequent speaker with financial media and has been quoted in publications such as the Wall Street Journal and Financial Times along with appearances on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, and Fox Business Network.

Jim’s generosity with his time and expertise is seen in many non-profit and religious organizations. In addition to being a member of the Society’s Mission Advancement Advisory Board, he serves as President of the Pasadena Chapter of Legatus and Chairman of the Order of St. Gregory the Great and sits on the Board of Trustees of Mayfield Junior School. Jim is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Investment Studies and the Board of Leaders at University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and President of the Pasadena City College Foundation.

Jim is a member of the CFA Institute, which helps to lead the investment profession globally by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence. He is past President of the Washington, DC-based Investment Adviser Association, CFA Society of Los Angeles and St. Philip the Apostle School Board of Trustees.

Jim and his wife, Becky, have two daughters, Jessica and Angela. Both daughters have been educated at Holy Child Schools – Mayfield Junior and Mayfield Senior Schools of the Holy Child Jesus. Becky remains an active volunteer at Mayfield Senior School.


Holy Child Spirit Honoree: Brittany Reeser

Brittany (Barnes) Reeser graduated from Mayfield Junior School in 2001 and Mayfield Senior School in 2005. After graduating from Loyola Marymount University in 2009, she became a teacher at Alliance Dr. Olga Mohan High School, a charter school in downtown Los Angeles. Brittany went above and beyond her duty as a teacher, often spending time tutoring and working with her students before and after school and on weekends. While teaching at Alliance, Brittany spoke at Mayfield Senior School on Cornelia Connelly Day, sharing, “It was amazing to reflect back on becoming a teacher and realizing how many of my decisions were made because of what Mayfield instilled in me — valuing family, community, and service.”

Brittany has earned recognition as a dedicated teacher. She was presented with the 2014 Hart Vision Teacher of the Year Award by the California Charter Schools Association and the 2017 George Olmsted Jr. Class of 1924 Prize for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching at Williams College.

Currently, Brittany is the Director of Mathematics at STEM Prep, a Charter Organization consisting of two schools, Crown Prep Academy and Math and Science College Preparatory. Brittany commits her life to making a difference in her students’ lives and inspiring them to believe in themselves and all that they can achieve. She attributes her Holy Child Education for her drive to serve others. She feels strongly about teaching in an environment where she can help those who often get overlooked. Brittany is an enthusiastic, compassionate, and caring young woman who continues to live “Holy Child” each day.


To register for this event online: CLICK HERE

To register by mail: Please download the following form HERE and return it to the Society of Holy Child at 1341 Montgomery Ave, Rosemont, PA 19050.

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For Advertisements and Sponsorships in the Awards Dinner Program, they must be received by Friday, February 9, 2018.

For event attendees, reservations must be received by Friday, February 23, 2018.

For any questions, please contact Tara Zoltek, Director of Annual Fund and Events at 610-626-1400 x315 or tzoltek@shcj.org