The Appreciation Award
The Gatsby Experience Announces The 2022 Appreciation Award Recipients
The 2022 Gatsby Showcase Appreciation Award recipients are Charles DeSantis, Chief Benefits Officer and the Associate Vice-President for University Benefits and Wellness at Georgetown University and our 2021 Gatsby Showcase inaugural ambassador and celebrity makeup artist Derrick Rutledge.
2022 Gatsby Showcase Appreciation Award – Charles DeSantis
impacted orphans in Kenya, to the US where he has served in many non-profit organizations. His passion for helping others and making a difference is evident through his work with the US Association for UNHCR (UN refugee organization) where he served as chair in 2013, and both
the SITAR Arts Center and the Washington Ballet both of which he serves on the board. Charles has been a champion of the Gatsby Showcase Foundation’s mission as it aligns deeply with his calling of giving back to the community. He has been a great mentor to the foundation and a great resource in helping the foundation position itself to achieve its mission.