About Kenneth Orr

For more than 20 years, Kenneth Orr and his wife, Cori, have maintained a commitment to giving back on a local, national, and international level. In 2004, they founded the Orr Foundation, which benefits myriad causes and donates millions of dollars to fight cancer, autism, poorly funded educational programs, and domestic violence. Through the Orr Foundation, Kenneth Orr has reached out to many charities, which include the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, MPowering Kids, NYU Faces (Finding a Cure for Epilepsy and Seizures), the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Charley’s Fund, and The American National Red Cross. Other causes that have benefited from the Orr Foundation’s contributions include Kick-It, Ascent: A School for Individuals with Autism, Mosdot Shuva Israel, American Friends of Meir Panim, Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, and The Brendan & Liam Shanahan Foundation. Kenneth Orr sits on the Board of Directors of Aish HaTorah and the North Shore-LIJ Health System New Leadership Division. He is a Trustee for the Old Westbury Hebrew Congregation and an External Advisory Board Member of the University of Pennsylvania Institute on Aging. Mr. Orr is also the former President of The Lawrenceville School Camp, a summer camp program for inner-city children. Outside of his extensive work with nonprofit groups, Kenneth Orr serves as Chief Executive Officer for Triumph Small Cap Fund, Inc., a Woodbury, New York venture capital fund that invests in emerging companies involved in the mining, gas, oil, health care, and life sciences. Mr. Orr graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. After he graduated, he joined a small family-owned commodity trading company as Vice President. Over the course of five years, he helped grow the company to more than 320 employees and increase sales by 600 percent. After selling his interest in the company, Mr. Orr founded a large investment banking and brokerage firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles that over three years grew its workforce to more than 350 employees and served more than 15,000 clients. Kenneth Orr sits on the board of numerous organizations, including Aish HaTorah, the Old Westbury Hebrew Congregation, the New Leadership Division of North Shore-LIJ Health System, and the University of Pennsylvania Institute on Aging. He remains involved with Tufts University, for which he serves as an Alumni Prospective Student Interviewer.

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