Corporate Employers

The following represents a sampling of corporations, organizations, government agencies, and non-profit groups which have selected John McDermott to entertain public assemblies, clients, members, supporters, and friends at various events.

American Ireland Fund

America’s leading funding organization for educational, development, and employment programs in Ireland. Events in Boston, Chicago, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, and Washington, DC.

The Archdiocese Of New York

The United States’ largest catholic archdiocese. Performed at holiday luncheon celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Catholic education in New York.

A Yankee Line

A national tourism company. Entertained a group of visitors to the Boston area.

Cook County, IL Children’s Court

Performed at Centennial Celebration of nation’s first children’s court system.

Diocese Of Fall River, Mashpee, MA.

Participant in a fundraiser to support local Catholic schools.

The District Of Columbia Housing Authority

The capital district’s housing development agency. Has performed at several benefit concerts. John’s efforts were rewarded with the 1999 opening of McDermott House, a new transitional shelter for homeless veterans.

Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Featured performer at event celebrating the legacy of Robert F. Kennedy.

Equity Office Properties Trust

America’s largest corporate and commercial real estate owner. Performed at a Memorial Day Event in Boston’s historic South Station honoring World War II Veterans.

Glastonbury Abbey,Hingham, MA.

Performed at a summer fundraiser to benefit the Abbey.

The Great Hunger Memorial Of Westchester County Committee, Rye, NY.

Participation in a benefit concert to raise funds for a memorial created by noted Irish sculptor, Eamonn O’Doherty. The goal is to erect a fitting memorial in Westchester County, to honor and remember those who perished during the Great Hunger of 19th Century Ireland and to serve as a reminder that hunger should never again be allowed to exist in the midst of plenty. As a means to this end of alleviating hunger, this monument will also serve as a focal point for educational program in Westchester County and for activites designed to directly eradicate hunger.

The Greenbrier Companies

Headquartered in Lake Oswego, Oregon, a leading supplier of transportation equipment and services to the railroad industry in North America and Europe. Special appearance at an event honoring Governor and Mrs. Kitzhaber of Oregon.

The International Committee On Human Rights

A New York-based organization dedicated to the pursuit of peace human rights across the world. Man of The Year Dinner honoring Senator George Mitchell.

The Ireland/ U.S. Council On Commerce And Industry Inc.

An international organization focused on building trade relations between the U.S. and Ireland. Performed at events in New York and Palm Beach, FL for this organization whose members are senior officers of America’s largest corporations.

The Knights Of Saint Patrick/ New York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Committee

Corporate and community benefactors and organizers of the nation’s largest St. Patrick’s day parade. Performed at St. Patrick’s Day Luncheons.

Korean War Memorial Committee Of Central Massachusetts, Inc., Worcester, MA.

Participation in the gala benefit for the Korean War MemorialCommittee.

Manulife Financial, Inc.

A multi-national life insurance company. Annual Broker Appreciation Weekend, Monte Carlo.

Mercyhurst College, Eire, PA.

Performance at a private event for members of college community.

The New England-Canada Business Council

Members include representatives of major international businesses based in New England and eastern Canada. Performed at Annual Holiday Luncheon.

The New England Shelter For Homeless Veterans

Nationally-renowned for innovative programs for underserved community; John Mcdermott’s home charity. Has performed at several corporately-sponsored benefit events.

The Prudential Insurance Company Of America, Inc

Multi-national insurance company. Performed at the opening ceremonies of Prumerica Systems Ireland.

Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

America’s national public network for educational, public affairs, and cultural television broadcasting. John has served as an in-studio pledge host and fundraising spokesman for over 30 stations nationwide. Was honored as “Entertainer of the Year” for his tireless efforts.

The Savannah, GA Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Committee

An organization of sponsoring corporations and individuals for the south’s largest St. Patrick’s day parade. Performed at annual fundraising event.

Senator Edward M. Kennedy Campaign

Massachusetts’ senior senator. Annual Donor Appreciation Dinner.

The Speaker’s Saint Patrick’s Day Luncheon On Capitol Hill

An annual event hosted by the sitting speaker of the u.S. House of representatives. Performed before Speaker Newt Gingrich, Vice President Al Gore, and assembled Senators and Representatives.

The United States Department Of Veterans Affairs

Attended White House Breakfast and performed a new veterans’ hymn with Miss America 2000 Heather Renee French at the invitation of the Secretary.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Committee

By invitation of organization’s board of directors, performed at Commemoration Ceremony at the Memorial Wall, Veterans Day, 1999.

The World Affairs Council

A Boston-based organization committed to understanding and improving international relations. Annual Christian Herter Award Dinner, honoring Senator George Mitchell.

Corporate Sponsors

The following corporations are among many which have served as corporate sponsors for John McDermott performances, and have proudly associated their logos and corporate identities with John McDermott events: