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Brian Ross Named
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
2012 Man of the Year


June 1, 2012


 The Texas Gulf Coast Leukemia & Lymphoma Society nominated 20 young men and women as candidates for LLS 2012 "Man & Woman of the Year" award.

The 9 week campaign by each candidate was intended to raise funds for blood cancer research and to raise awareness about leukemia and lymphoma.

The Grand Finale Awards Gala was held at River Oaks Country Club on Friday, June 1, 2012

The 20 candidates in total raised over $580,000.

Brian Ross was named "Man of the Year" for the total of $123,482 raised by Brian and his campaign team.

Harry Faulker was named runner-up, raising over $118,000.

Verr Stoltes was named "Woman of the Year".





Nominees for LLS 2012 "Man & Woman of the Year"
 
Paul
August
Paul August
Pianist, Music Teacher & Entrepreneur
 
Rhonda
Radford Adams
Rhonda Radford Adams
Museum of Cultural Arts
 
Geoff
Cameron
Geoff Cameron
#20 Midfielder Houston Dynamo
 
Ryan
Clarke
Ryan Clarke
MD Anderson Cancer Center
 
William
Daniel
William Daniel
My Social Monkey
 
Lauren
Croucher
Lauren Croucher
Team Cancer-Be-Gone
 
Harry
Faulkner
Harry Faulkner
Hilcorp Energy Company
 
Joe
Francisco
Joe Francisco
Houston Astros, The Art Institute of Houston
 
Lori
Freese
Lori Freese
dish-houston.com
 
Reyne
Hirsch
Reyne Hirsch
Expert Art Appraiser Reyne Gallery
 
Abby
Lestin
Abby Lestin
Lexis Florist
 
Nathan Joel
Kasselder
Nathan Joel Kasselder
PDV Special Events, LLC
 
Saba
Jawda
Saba Jawda
Jawda and Jawda, Inc.
 
Vickie
MacNaughton King
Vickie MacNaughton King
Sunbelt Reporting & Litigation Services, Water 2 Wine
 
Sarah
Pepper
Sarah Pepper
On-Air Personality CBS/Hot 95.7
 
Brian
Ross
Brian Ross
Gibbs & Bruns LLP
 
Ayna
Sehgal
Ayna Sehgal
MHJ Designs
 
Verr
Soltes
Verr Soltes
HEB
 
Jackie
Sager
Jackie Sager
Zeus Mortgage
 
Katie
Wood
Katie Wood
Sprott, Rigby, Newsom, Robbins & Lunceford



The following video clip shows the announcement of the "Man of the Year"

Make sure your volume is turned up

Special Thanks to the Sponsors and Donors
Supporting Brian Ross
Diamond Sponsors
Gibbs & Bruns, LLP
Gold Sponsors
Enterprise Products Partners L.P.
Silver Sponsors
Don A. Sanders
Robin & Lela Gibbs
The Humphries Family
Six Foot Studios
Bronze Sponsors
Margaret & Bryant Fitts
Lighthouse Document Solutions
Robert & Linda Ligon
The Owl Bar
Kathy Patrick & Art Murphy
Rex & Adrian Ross
Jeff & Brooke Zarr
Additional Sponsors
Benchmark Bank
Jamie & Phil Bruns
Nancy & Robert Burford
Jeff Cotner
Carolyn & Sam Cruse
Liz & Brian Dinerstein
Judy & Shel Gordon
GulfStar Group
Elizabeth & Grant Harvey
Jenna & Harris Junell
Jeff Kubin
D'arcy & Bob Madden
Robby Nelson
Laura & Will Robertson
Gerry Trione
Ann & John Turner
Kate & Logan Walters
Katie & Forrest Wynn
Brian's Campaign Team!!
Matt Ballesteros
Kristin Nix
Louis Pearce IV
Meredith Riddle
Tanya Urban
Special Thanks
To the hundreds of other friends and family who generously supported Brian's campaign!!



"Brian and some of his friends attending the awards Gala"




A mid-campaign fund raising event.




Brian speaking in acceptance of the award, thanking all those who contributed
to the campaign with their time, talents and funds.




Listen to Brian's acceptance speech.



Thanks again to all!.



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