amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Vincent A. Roberti

ROBERTI -- final.jpgJoined the amfAR board in September 2006. Chairs the fund development committee.

Joined 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 Global, LLC, and is also a managing director of the New York City-based 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, Boeing, General Motors, Oracle, and Pfizer. He has also acted as an advisor to several emerging democracies, such as Tanzania, Serbia, and Cyprus. Most recently, Mr. Roberti served as a senior advisor to Dr. Ashraf Ghani (a highly regarded former World Bank official) in his successful reform campaign to become President of Afghanistan. In May 2010, GQ Magazine named Mr. Roberti one of the top five most influential power brokers in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Roberti is also 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 also sits on the board of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) and was recently appointed by Mayor Bill De Blasio to represent the city of New York’s interests on the MoMA PS1 board. Mr. Roberti has also served on the boards of Sacred Heart University, SUNY’s Empire State College Foundation, and the Catholic Alliance for the Common Good, and was a long-term 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. Mr. Roberti has acted as an advisor for more than 200 House, Senate, Gubernatorial, and Presidential races.

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