(New York, NY – October 3, 2014) David Greenberg joins the Board of Directors of the 9/11 Tribute Center and September 11th Families Association. After Mr. Greenberg lost a number of friends and colleagues on 9/11, he was back to work on 9/13 at the New York Mercantile Exchange. As a member of the NYMEX Board, he was able to help the exchange get back into operation in one week. It was the only building in the WTC area to be open during the first few months. NYMEX brought over 1,000 people in by ferry to operate and keep the market open. Mr. Greenberg volunteers at the 9/11 Tribute Center to remember his lost friends. In his spare time, he gives motivational talks to young people at major universities on leadership and personal money management.
In a statement today, Mr. Greenberg said, “My service on the board is to honor my friends, members and staff from the New York Mercantile Exchange and the New York Board of Trade who were lost and for all who helped in the recovery and rebuilding effort.”
Mr. Greenberg, founder of Greenberg Capital and former President of Sterling Commodities LLC, has over 25 years of experience in private investments, finance and global markets. He offers leadership, financial, and corporate and personal money management services to companies, academic institutions, private clients and professional sports organizations. Throughout his career, Mr. Greenberg has appeared on numerous media outlets including CNN, Fox Business News, Bloomberg and CNBC. He is frequently interviewed on world market events.
Mr. Greenberg has been a guest lecturer for the finance program at West Point Military Academy, Columbia Business School, the Jack Welch Experience at Sacred Heart University, the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University and Hofstra University. In addition, he has taught a course on the transition to electronic trading at the Museum of American Finance. Mr. Greenberg is currently lecturing on personal money management, focusing on topics such as “Living Below Your Personal Financial Radar” and “The Art of Saving to Ensure a Sound Financial Future for You and Your Family.”
About the 9/11Tribute Center:
The 9/11 Tribute Center is a visitor center opened in 2006 by the September 11th Families Association, a not-for-profit corporation. 9/11 Tribute Center offers visitors to the World Trade Center a place where they can connect with people from the 9/11 community: family members of lost loved ones, survivors, first responders and people who live and work in Lower Manhattan. Through walking tours, exhibits and programs, the 9/11 Tribute Center offers “Person to Person History,” linking visitors who want to understand and appreciate the historic events with those who experienced them. Visitors learn factual information about the events, the identity of 2,973 people killed in the attacks, the unprecedented rescue and recovery operations and the tremendous spirit of support and generosity that arose after the attacks. Personal gallery and walking tour experiences are available for student and group visits. Learn more about 9/11 Tribute Center programs, visit www.tributewtc.org.
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