Los Angeles
Man & Woman of the Year

  If you wish to nominate a candidate or get involved with our 2017 Man &Woman of the Year  campaign, please contact  Lauren Plichta lauren.plichta@lls.org or 310-846-5176 or ellie simpson ellie.simpson@lls.org or 310-342-5804. 

Each year, across the country, a select group of dynamic, passionate individuals engage in a spirited 10-week competition to earn The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's "Man & Woman of the Year" titles, by raising funds to support LLS' mission. Every dollar raised equals one vote, and the titles are awarded to the man and woman with the most votes at our Grand Finale Gala.


Candidates compete in honor of the Boy & Girl of the Year, who are local blood cancer survivors. Candidates are from all walks of life, but have a few characteristics in common: a passion for a world without cancer, and a drive to succeed.

The 2017 campaign will launch on Sunday, March 26, 2017 and culminates at the Grand Finale Gala on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Globe Theater at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Meet the 2017 Man & Woman of the Year Candidates

Andrew Dale
New York Life

Brittany Rouse
Freedom Practices

Caitlin Fitzgerald

D. Michael McCarroll
Willis Towers Watson

Dan Cote
Pure Storage

Ed Reyes
Creative New Media, Inc.

Henry Jacobson
Mind Hive Films

Jaime Orozco
So Cal Gas Co.

Jerome Crawford
UCLA Health

Jonathan Fields

Jonathan Gabay

Kelly Mazanti

Kristine Rezny
Green Dot Public Schools

Libby Fennell
City of Hope

Matt Smith

Michael Milberg
De Line Pictures

Michael Monroe
Cohn Reznick, LLP

Mike Linares

Nick Ineck
Never Grow Up LLC

Ravid Yosef
Love Life TBD

Sanae Knowles
Valery Demure Ltd

Stuart Townsley
Townsley Portraits

Tim Iorlano

Timi Hallem
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP


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