Museum of American Finance Hosts "Finance, Energy and the Environment" Panel Discussion

April 24, 2008

Press Contact: Kristin Aguilera, Communications Director, 212-908-4695

New York, NY – On Thursday, April 24, the Museum of American Finance will host a panel discussion entitled “Finance, Energy & the Environment: Changing Markets & Opportunities” to explore the sources of power that will be keeping the lights on and filling investors’ pockets in the next five years. The program will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 pm in the Museum’s education center, located at 48 Wall Street, and will be broadcast live online at

The distinguished panel of speakers will include:

Pete Cartwright, CEO of Advanced Power Projects, Inc.
Mark Lewis, Managing Director at Mission-Point Capital Partners
Michael Molnar, Vice President at Goldman, Sachs & Co. responsible for the Alternative Energy and Coal sectors in the Energy & Materials Equity Business Unit
Carl Pope, Executive Director of the Sierra Club
Myron Kandel (moderator), Founding Financial Editor of CNN

This event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. For information or reservations contact Lindsay Seeger at 212-908-4110 or

A mult box will be provided for broadcast media. Working members of the press should contact Kristin Aguilera at 212-908-4695 or to confirm attendance.

About the Museum of American Finance
The Museum of American Finance, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is the nation’s only public museum dedicated to finance, entrepreneurship and the free open market system. 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 now open in its new home at 48 Wall Street. Public hours are Monday – Friday, 10 am – 4 pm. Admission is $8; $5 for students/seniors; kids 6 and under free.