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Former Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Offices of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison - New York


Join the Kellogg Finance Network (KFN) as we welcome Barney Frank to join us for a fascinating evening of cocktails and candid conversation.  Congressman Frank served as Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee (2007–2011) and was a leading co-sponsor of the 2010 Dodd–Frank Act which brought sweeping reform to the U.S. financial industry.


VIP Reception (open to KFN Advisory / Managing Board & Executive Committee Members)

  • 5:30 - 6:30 pm VIP Meet & Greet for KFN Advisory Board Members

    KFN Leadership Registration Link
    KFN Leaders may RSVP directly to Barbara Sredenschek at

KFN Member Registration:

  • 6:00 - 6:30pm - Registration Reception
  • 6:30 - 7:30 pm Program with Barney Frank
  • 7:30 - 8:00 pm Cocktails

    General Registration Link:  $50.00
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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrsion, LLP

1285 Avenue of Americas

New York | NY

About Barney Frank:

After graduating from Harvard in 1962, Barney Frank worked as a teaching Fellow in government and Assistant to the Director of the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School at Harvard. In 1968, he became Executive Assistant to Boston Mayor Kevin White. He then spent one year as Administrative Assistant to Congressman Michael Harrington.

In 1972, he was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives from downtown Boston. During his time in the Mayor’s Office and the Massachusetts house, he taught part-time at the University of Massachusetts, Boston University, and the Kennedy School at Harvard. In 1974, he entered Harvard Law School, graduating in 1977, and passing the Massachusetts bar in 1979. In 1980, he won a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. His thirty-two-year career in the House of Representatives included serving as Chairman of the House Committee on Financial Services from January 2007 to January 2011.

In 1987, he became the first Member of Congress to acknowledge voluntarily that he was gay, and 2012 he was the first Member of Congress to marry a same-sex partner while still serving.