2016-17 Catalog

Board of Trustees

When only the year of the degree is listed, the degree was awarded by Lehigh University. Brad Eric Scheler, chair; Jane P. Jamieson, vice chair; Kevin L. Clayton, vice chair; Frank A. Roth, corporate secretary; Denise M. Blew, treasurer; David L. Hammer, assistant treasurer

Members of the Board

Shari L. Aronson, '15P, B.S. '80, University of Delaware, M.B.A. '85, Pace University, principal, Aronson Family Foundation

Nicholas P. Bigelow, B.S. ’80, B.S. ’81, M.S. & Ph.D. ’89, Cornell University, Lee A. DuBridge professor of physics and professor of optics, University of Rochester

Paul D. Bosco, B.S.E.E. '80, M.S. '82, M.B.A. '83, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, M.S. '84, Yale University, A.B.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology-TMP PhD Program, vice president, market development, Cisco Systems, Inc.

Robert L. Brown III, B.S. ’78, partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Maria L. Chrin, B.S. ’87, '10P, MBA ’89, Columbia University, founder and managing partner, Circle Wealth Management, LLC

Kevin L. Clayton, B.A. '84, '13P, MBA '88, St. Joseph's University, former principal and director, Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.

Michael J. Connor, B.S. '80 '14P, president and chief executive officer, Market News International Inc

Peter C. Diamond, B.A. '74, Yale University, senior vice president, olympic programming, NBC Universal

Vincent A. Forlenza Jr., B.S. '75, M.B.A. '80, University of Pennsylvania, chairman, chief executive officer and president, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)

John J. Franchini, B.A. '97, J.D. '00, University of Virginia, executive director & assistant general counsel, JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Jennifer Gonzalez, B.A. '08, M.A. '09, Principal Environmental Planner,  The Louis Berger Group, Inc.

Jordan Hitch, B.S. '88, M.B.A. '95, University of Chicago, former managing director, Bain Capital

Lia Iacocca-Assad, B.A. '86 (Communications), Oakland University, founder, Kacoon Enterprises, LLC

Francis J. Ingrassia, B.S. ’75, '17P, president and chief executive officer, Clever Devices, Inc.

Jane P. Jamieson, B.A. ’75, M.S. ’76, Boston University, retired executive vice president, marketing, Fidelity Investments.

Stephen K. Klasko, '74, M.D. '78, Hahnemann University, M.B.A. '96, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, president and chief executive officer, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health System

Anne R. Kline, B.A. ’81, senior vice president, Revere Bank

Mark V. Mactas, B.A. ’74, retired president and chief operating officer, Towers Watson

James R. Maida, B.S. '85, '17P, '19P, J.D. '90, Rutgers University, president, Gaming Laboratories International LLC

Kira Cauwels Mendez, B.S.E.E. '83, M.S. '85, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, M.B.A. '88, Harvard Business School; Senior Advisor to social sector leaders; Former Partner, The Bridgespan Group 

Peter A. Morales, B.A. '84, managing director, Black Hawk Beverage Group

Edward Ramos, B.S. '89, M.B.A. '93, Columbia University, senior vice president, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings, LLC

Joseph R. Perella, B.S. ’64, M.B.A. ’72, Harvard University, '06H, founding partner and chairman, Perella Weinberg Partners LP

Karen S. Schaufeld, B.A. '83, '15P,  '17P, J.D. '87, George Washington University, founder, 100WomenStrong, and co-founder, All Ages Read Together

Brad Eric Scheler, B.A. ’74, ‘05P, ‘08P, '09PG, J.D. '77, Hofstra University; senior partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Schriver & Jacobson LLP and chairman of the firm's bankruptcy restructuring practice

Sarat Sethi, B.S. ’92, M.B.A. ’97, Harvard Business School, managing director, Douglas C. Lane & Associates

Philip B. Sheibley, B.S. ’81, venture capital investor and former managing partner, Accenture LLP

Safiya Jafari Simmons, B.A. '03, M.A. '06, St. Joseph's University, CEO and chief strategist, SJS Consulting, founder, Leap Luncheon Series and Executive Strategies

Dennis E. Singleton, III, B.S. '66, M.B.A. '68 Harvard University; retired chief financial officer, chief investment officer and vice chair, Spieker Properties, Inc.

Tara I. Stacom, B.S. '80, executive vice chairman, Cushman & Wakefield

Karen O’Donnell VanderGoot, B.A. ’99, M.P.P. ’02, Duke University, senior conflict advisor, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

John J. Vresics Jr., B.S. ’81, ‘12P, M.B.A. '86, University of Pennsylvania, former chief executive officer/president, Step2 Holdings Company, LLC

Frank E. "Ted" Walsh III, B.S.B.U. '88, partner, WR Capital Partners

Gina N. Whitfield, B.S.M.E. '05, M.B.A. '13, University of Texas-Austin, business development manager, Sunoco Logistics

Michael J. Yaszemski, B.S.Ch '77, M.S. '78, M.D. '83, Georgetown University, Ph.D. '95, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, John and Posy Krehbiel Endowed professor of orthopedic surgery and biomedical engineering, Mayo Clinic, and director of its Polymeric Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Laboratory

Mark R. Yeager, B.S. ’81, founder and owner, MRY Associates LLC

Trustees Emeriti

Peter E. Bennett, B.S. '63, '93P, MBA '67, Columbia University, chairman, Liberty Partners LP

Nancy M. Berman, B.A. '67, Wellesley College, M.A., Hebrew Union College, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters '97, president, Philip & Muriel Berman Foundation

Michael J. Caruso, B.A. ’67, chairman/chief executive officer, Caruso Benefits Group, Inc., a division of National Penn Bank

James J. Duane, III, B.A. ’73; '04P, '06P, '06PG, M.A. ’75, Manchester University; J.D. ’78, Harvard University, partner, Peabody & Arnold LLP

Murray H. Goodman, B.S. ’48, Honorary Doctor of Laws ’88, chairman, The Goodman Company

William F. Hecht, B.S. ’64, M.S. ’70, retired chairman and chief executive officer, PPL

Douglas C. Lane, B.S. ’67, M.B.A. ’68, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, president, Douglas C. Lane & Associates

Paul Leitner, B.S.B.U. '76, M.B.A. '80 New York University, principal and founding partner, The Leitner Thomas Group

Eugene Mercy Jr., B.S. ’59, Honorary Doctor of Laws ’98, former chairman, Granite Capital International Group

Philip R. Peller, B.S. ’60, M.B.A. ’61 New York University; retired partner, Andersen World Wide

Edwin F. Scheetz, Jr., B.S. ’54, Chairman of the Board & CEO, Guyasuta Investment Advisors, Inc.

Karen L. Stuckey, B.S. ’75, '10P, director, Oppenheimer Funds Inc.

James B. Swenson, B.S. ’59, retired partner, Pricewaterhouse

James R. Tanenbaum, B.A. ’70; M.A. ’72, Fletcher School of Diplomacy; J.D. ’75, University of Pennsylvania, Honorary Doctor of Laws '13; Partner, Morrison & Foerster, LLP

Ralph Albert Thomas, B.S. '76, M.B.A. '77, '16P, chief executive officer and executive director, New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants

R. Charles Tschampion, III, B.S. ’67, M.B.A. ’68, former director, Industry Relations, CFA Marketing Division, CFA Institute

Ronald J. Ulrich, B.S. '67, '98P, '99P, M.B.A. '71, New York University, Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters '05; president and founder, Breithorn Capital Management

Honorary Trustees

Lee A. Iacocca, B.S. ’45, M.S. ’46 Princeton University; Doctor of Laws ’65, Babson College; Honorary Doctor of Engineering ’69, Iacocca & Associates

Warren V. Musser, B.S. ’49, chairman emeritus, Safeguard Scientific

Victoria Zoellner, B.A. '62, Pine Manor College, Alpine Associates Advisors


John D. Simon, President