President’s Invitational Golf Tournament

May 18, 2020
Lakeside Golf Club
4500 Lakeside Dr
Burbank, CA 91505

About This Event

Originally founded in 1982 as a funding resource for Children’s Bureau, the President’s Invitational is run by a volunteer committee of 25 senior executives, partners and directors of Los Angeles’ business community. Since its inception, the tournament has raised more than $8.4 million for Children’s Bureau. Entry to the tournament includes 18 holes of golf at Lakeside Golf Club, shamble format, individual and team awards, great swag bags, a shopping spree, lunch and dinner. This tournament sells out well in advance, please make your reservation early.

2020 Committee

Tournament Co-Chairmen

Chadd Davis

James Pade
Clearlake Capital Group

Apprentice Chairman

Brian Ford
Kirkland & Ellis

Prize Chairman

Matthew Peterson
AETHOS Consulting Group


2020 Committee Members

Greg Barnes

James Beaubien
Latham & Watkins

O. Jacob Bobek

Randall L. Bort
Sandtree Holdings

Tom Casarella
Oaktree Capital Management

Damon Frier
Grant Thornton

Kris Galashan
Leonard Green & Partners

Mark Goldman
Houlihan Lokey

Curt Himebauch
Ernst & Young

David Kass
Leonard Green & Partners

Jordon Kruse
Oaktree Capital Management

Chris Lovrien
Jones Day

Jim Marasco
Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Steve Moore
Brentwood Associates

David Nemecek
Kirkland & Ellis

Blake Nixon

James Oh
Transom Capital

Adam Pierce

Steve Russell
Highview Capital

Eric Tis
Pabst Brewing Company

Kyle Wheeler
First Beverage Ventures

Matthew Wilson
Oaktree Capital Management

Casey Winters

Brett Wyard
Solace Capital Partners

Founding Honorary Chairman

The Honorable Gerald R. Ford

Tournament Founders

Arden L. Day, Jr.
John F. Kooken

Special thanks to Ernst & Young, our 2020 Title Sponsor!

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38th Annual President's Invitational Golf Tournament

Thank you to all who participated to make this event a great success and helped to raise over $358,000. Check out the digital program book. We’ll see you on the green next year!