Deputy Director, Museum of American Finance
Edward J. Rappa
Chairman and CEO, R.W. Pressprich & Co.
New York, NY – The Museum of American Finance, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and the nation’s only independent museum dedicated to finance, entrepreneurship and the open market system, today announced that R.W. Pressprich, a New York-based institutional broker dealer, will be sponsoring free admission for students this summer.
Students of all ages with valid identification are invited to tour the Museum free of charge Tuesdays – Fridays, from 10 am–4 pm, compliments of R.W. Pressprich. During their visit, students will also receive an authentic historical stock certificate.
“R.W. Pressprich is dedicated to helping young people understand the many positive accomplishments of the world of finance. The Museum has an extensive collection of financial artifacts and interactive exhibits such as ‘Money: A History’ and ‘Banking in America’ that make it an ideal place to for students to learn and expand their financial literacy,” said Edward J. Rappa, Chairman and CEO of R.W. Pressprich & Co. and a new board member of the Museum of American Finance.
“Our Museum plays an important role in educating visitors about the financial successes and challenges throughout our nation’s history,” said David Cowen, President and CEO of the Museum of American Finance. “R.W. Pressprich and Ed Rappa’s dedication to helping students appreciate the importance of the history of American finance is impressive and continues to help us to fulfill our educational mission.”
About the Museum of American Finance
The Museum of American Finance is the nation’s only independent museum dedicated to preserving, exhibiting and teaching about American finance and financial history. With its extensive collection of financial documents and objects, its seminars and educational programming, its publication and oral history program, the Museum portrays the breadth and richness of American financial history, achievement and practices. The Museum is located at 48 Wall Street, on the corner of William Street, and is open Tues–Sat, 10 am – 4 pm. For more information, visit www.moaf.org or connect with the Museum on Facebook or Twitter.
About R.W. Pressprich & Co.
R.W. Pressprich & Co. is an institutional broker/dealer established in 1909 and headquartered in New York City. The firm is a research-oriented broker/dealer and FINRA member firm with branch offices in Boston, Chicago, and Minneapolis. It is a private partnership employing over 100 people. For information, please visit www.pressprich.com or call 800-627-4091.