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Our expert leadership

Robert B. Willumstad ’05 (Hon)
Chairman, Board of Trustees
Senior Advisor
Brysam Global Advisors

Thomas F. Motamed B.A.’71, J.D.
Vice-Chair, Board of Trustees
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
CNA Financial Corporation

Frank Angello B.B.A. ’77, M.B.A.
Secretary, Board of Trustees
Former Chief Financial Officer
Lighthouse International
Former Chief Financial Officer
JPMorgan Treasury & Securities Services Group

Robert A. Scott, Ph.D.
President, Adelphi University

Steven N. Fischer
Chairman Emeritus,
Board of Trustees
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mechanical Technology Inc.

Steven L. Isenberg ’00 (Hon.)
Chairman Emeritus,
Board of Trustees
Former Publisher
New York Newsday

Z. Paul Akian B.A. ’64
Chief Executive Officer
Western Filter, Western FluiDyne, Integra Technologies

Lois Phifer Betts B.A. ’62
Retired Teacher
New York City Department of Education

Jeffrey Bolton B.A. ’61 >
Retired Managing Director
Neuberger Berman, Inc.

Loretta Cangialosi B.B.A. ’80
Senior Vice President and Controller
Pfizer, Inc.

Philip DiSanto ’12
Law Student
Columbia Law School

Joan S. Girgus, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Special
Assistant to the Dean of the Faculty

Princeton University   

Jeffrey R. Greene, M.B.A.
Global Transaction Leader
for Life Sciences

Ernst & Young, LLP

John J. Gutleber B.B.A. ’68, M.B.A.’70
President and Chief Executive Officer
Castagna Realty Company

Chantal N. Hamlin B.A. ’07, J.D.
Interim Executive Director
Brooklyn Jubilee

Noreen Harrington B.S. ’81
Alternative Investments
MD Sass

Osbert Hood B.S. ’86, M.B.A
Chief Operating Officer

Advent Capital Management, LLC

N. Gerry House, Ed.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Institute for Student Achievement

Angela M. Jaggar B.S. ’62, M.A. ’65, Ph.D.
Retired Professor
New York University
School of Education

Laurence Kessler B.A.’65
Founder and Co-owner
Kessler Restaurants

Lindsey Kupferman M.A. ’02, Ph.D. ’06
Columbia University
Department of Psychiatry
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Ronald B. Lee B.A. ’67
Founder and Chairman Emeritus
Lee, Nolan and Koroghlian, LLC

Susan Murphy, Ph.D.
Vice President for Student and Academic Services
Cornell University

Grace Pilcer M.A. ’79, Ph.D. ’84
Clinical Psychologist
Private Practice

Peter Principato B.A. ’87
Founding Partner
Principato-Young Entertainment

Gary Rosenberg, M.S.W. ’63, Ph.D.
Edith J. Baerwald Professor of Community and Preventive Medicine Chief of the Division of Social Work and Behavioral Science
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Paul Salerno B.B.A. ’76

Managing Partner, Melville Office
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Lois C. Schlissel, J.D.
Managing Attorney; President
Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.

Patrick S. Smalley B.A. ’86
Executive VP and Managing Director

Helene Sullivan B.B.A.’79
Retired Chief Financial Officer
Save the Children

William Tenet B.A. ’75, M.D.
Medical Director
NYU Langone Cardiovascular Associates
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine,
NYU School of Medicine

Adaeze Udoji B.A. ’08, J.D.
Compliance Officer
American Express

Trustees Emeritus

Richard C. Cahn

Michael J. Campbell ’65

Palmina R. Grella, M.B.A. ’73

Michael L. Lazarus ’67

Thomas Dixon Lovely ’54, ’04 (Hon.)


Horace G. McDonell, Jr. ’52, ’02 (Hon.)

Leon M. Pollack ’63

Marjorie Weinberg-Berman, M.S. ’61

Barry T. Zeman

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