Don Buchwald '59 received the Best of Brooklyn Award on May 12, 2016, at Manhattan's iconic Rainbow Room. Buchwald is founder and head of Don Buchwald & Associates, Inc. (DBA), a full-service, bi-coastal talent agency. Widely recognized and highly influential, DBA emerged as an industry leader in 1977 when Buchwald founded the company with five associates. DBA agents serve the needs of many diverse talent in the entertainment industry.
Buchwald is a longtime champion of Brooklyn College and has served as a trustee of the Brooklyn College Foundation for nearly 20 years.