On September 14, my guest will be Ann Kayman, Founder and CEO of the New York Grant Company. Before starting her own company, Ann served in the Giuliani and Bloomberg Administrations as Chief of Business Development for the City of New York as Senior Vice President of the New York City Economic Development Corporation. Voted 2009 Enterprising Woman of the Year, she has 14 years' experience in economic development and 27 years' experience as a lawyer, with expertise in commercial leasing, tax, statutory and regulatory compliance, and the administrative process. Ms. Kayman serves on the Boards of Directors of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, the Intelligent Communities Association, and Envirolution.org. She is also Co-Chair of the Manhattan Chamber's Green Finance Subcommittee and serves as an active advocate and spokesperson for many local causes. Ann earned her BA magna cum laude from Barnard College of Columbia University, and her JD cum laude from Case Western Reserve.