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Harrie Bakst

Partner

Weinstein Carnegie Philanthropic Group

NEW YORK, USA // Harrie Bakst is the founding partner of Weinstein Carnegie Philanthropic Group (WCPG), one of the leading philanthropic advisory companies in world. Bakst co-founded the company after surviving cancer, and was named by Fast Company in 2014 as a Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Sports.

Bakst leads the sports department of the company and manages current client relationships with James Blake, Victor Cruz, the USTA Foundation, Taste of the NFL, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Cycle for Survival, Hackensack University Medical Center / New York Giants Tackle Kids Cancer, among others. Over the years, Harrie has also represented and worked with some of the top names in sports and their respective foundations / philanthropic endeavors including: Cam Newton, Cole Hamels, Mark Teixeria, CC Sabathia, Paul Pierce, Curtis Granderson, Tiki Barber, Alex Rodriquez and Meb Keflezighi, and corporate brands such as New Balance, Tag Heuer, Adidas, and Cola Cola Company.

In 2017 alone, Bakst helped WCPG clients raise over $38M for charity.