is executive director of the Friars Club and Friars Foundation. He has produced the roasts of Jack Black, Quentin Tarantino, and Betty White, as well as the Lifetime Achievement in Comedy Award Honoring Don Rickles, and the Entertainment Icon Awards Honoring Tom Cruise and Robert DeNiro. The Friars Club was founded in 1904 as a meeting place for entertainers and over the years has achieved legendary status. Its membership includes the likes of Jimmy Fallon, Jon Stewart, Brian Williams, Barbra Streisand, Jerry Seinfeld, Rosario Dawson, Tom Cruise, Les Moonves, Whitney Cummings, Samuel L. Jackson, and Robert De Niro. The Friars Club “Monastery” is headquartered in Midtown Manhattan in a classic townhouse and is a haven for entertainers young and old.