On Wednesday May 17, 2017 The Boys’ Club of New York held its annual Awards Dinner at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York. The event honored two long-time supporters of BCNY. Hildegarde “Hillie” Mahoney received the Northrop Award for her commitment to volunteerism and for exemplary service to The Boys’ Club of New York. Valentino D. Carlotti received the Harriman Award, which recognizes an individual for exemplary civic leadership and for helping to better the lives of young people.
As a founding member of the Women’s Board, Mrs. Mahoney has been involved with The Boys’ Club of New York for over six decades. She served as Executive Vice President for 11 years before becoming President in 1976. Mrs. Mahoney went on to be elected to the Board of Trustees in 1989, and is now an honorary member of both boards. Her generous spirit and passion for good works has created a legacy carried on by all of our board members.
Valentino D. Carlotti has been a member of the Board of Trustees of The Boys’ Club of New York for the past ten years. Mr. Carlotti grew up in New York City and attended the Boys’ Club’s Harriman Clubhouse throughout his childhood. As a boy he was an active member in all of the Boys’ Club’s signature programs including the Independent School Placement program, winning academic honors during his elementary and high school years, while also playing and serving as the captain on its basketball, football and baseball teams. Currently, he is a senior partner at Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he has been for the last 23 years. He is the Global Business Partner for the Investment Banking and Merchant Banking divisions. Prior to this current role, he was the President of the Goldman Sachs Brazil Bank in Sao Paulo, Brazil from 2007-2012 and Head of the Securities Division Institutional Client Group from 2012-2015. He began his career as a banker in Investment Banking and then Equities Sales. He was made Managing Director in 2001 and Partner in 2006.