Director and Special Projects Advisor for Guggenheim Partners; Vice Chair, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Leadership Council
Gail Evertz is a director and special projects advisor for Guggenheim Partners. She has been with Guggenheim Partners since its inception in 1999 and involved in business development, relationship management, corporate social responsibility and hospitality as an ambassador of the firm. In her current role, Evertz provides strategic leadership for some of the firm’s corporate social responsibility initiatives, business development and has curated Guggenheim Partners’ private art collection. Evertz has coordinated a multitude of charitable and philanthropic participation for 20 years on behalf of the firm. She is personally, deeply committed to environmental issues, human rights issues and the underserved and less fortunate who need a voice. Her philanthropic work has taken her around the world many times. Evertz spent 6 weeks at Ground Zero helping set up a base camp to feed 8,000 meals 24 hrs daily to first responders and rescue workers. She journeyed to Haiti after the earthquake procuring 4,000 pounds of supplies and equipment and personally delivering them to Port au Prince and distributing to a village that was virtually cut off. The Southeast Asia Tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, Newton/SandyHook tragedy, Hurricane Sandy and many more disasters have seen Evertz suit up and show up to help on her own as well as on behalf of Guggenheim Partners. For six years, Evertz served as the national co-chair of the Children’s Cancer and Blood Foundation. She has been actively involved in numerous aspects of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights’ initiatives.