amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Vincent A. Roberti

ROBERTI -- final.jpgJoined the amfAR board in September 2006. Chairs the fund development committee. Serves on the executive, finance and budget, communication/social media/marketing, and investment committees. Since 2000, has served in a leadership capacity for amfAR’s extraordinarily successful Cinema Against AIDS benefit gala.

Mr. Roberti is the chairman of the Washington, D.C.-based firm Roberti+White, LLC, and is also a managing director of Roberti Associates Global, LLC. Both are highly regarded global entertainment, political, telecommunications, and government relations consulting firms advising some of the world’s largest and most respected companies, such as AT&T, Citi, GM, Oracle, and Pfizer, to name a few. He has also acted as an advisor to several emerging democracies, such as Tanzania, Serbia, and Cyprus. Currently, Mr. Roberti serves as a senior advisor to Afghanistan’s reform presidential candidate Dr. Ashraf Ghani, a highly-regarded former World Bank official. In May 2010, GQ Magazine named Mr. Roberti one of the top five most influential power brokers in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Roberti also serves as chairman of Palisades Tartan Media Corporation and its subsidiaries, US-based Palisades-Tartan Film Acquisitions and London-based Palisades-Tartan UK. He has been an executive producer for several films, including the Whitney Biennial Award-winning documentary Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry. In October 2004, Variety named him as a “top ten” emerging leader in the independent film industry.

In addition to serving on amfAR’s board, Mr. Roberti has served on the boards of the Catholic Alliance for the Common Good, Sacred Heart University, the Empire State College Foundation (SUNY), and was a long-time board member and former chairman of the Center for Christian-Jewish Understanding. He served four consecutive terms in the Connecticut House of Representatives and was the youngest individual ever elected to a state legislature. Currently, he is a legacy member of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee’s Majority Trust and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s Speaker’s Cabinet. Since 2004, he has acted as an advisor for more than 200 House, Senate, and Governors’ races.

Chairman, Roberti+White, LLC; Managing Director, Roberti Associates Global, LLC. He and his wife, Amy, have three children and two grandchildren, and divide their time among their residences in New York City; Washington, D.C.; and their Litchfield County, CT, farm.