Vincent A. Roberti
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+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,