Interim Dean


Whitman Advisory Council


Tracy Barash '89: Senior Vice President of Marketing and Franchise Planning, Turner Sports & Bleacher Report at WarnerMedia



Mark M. Andreae '68: Chairman and President, Clarke Power Services Inc.

Steven W. Ballentine '83: President and CEO, Ballentine Capital Management Inc.

Robert C. Bantle '86 (VPA): Founder & Owner, Flexor Swing Sport LL, President & Owner, Cat Rock Group

Steven W. Barnes '82: Managing Director and Chairman, Bain Capital Private Equity LP

Steven R. Becker '73: Executive Vice President and Treasurer, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits LLC

Mark W. Begor '80: Chief Executive Officer, Equifax

Larry Benedict '84: Owner, The Opportunistic Trader LLC

Michael Blackshear ’91: Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer, Ryan Speciality

Jonathan P. Brodsky '96 (A&S, MAX): Principal and Founder, Cedar Street Asset Management LLC

Steve Charney '81: Chairman, Peckar & Abramson PC

Katherine Cody ’87: Chief Operating Officer for the Personal Lines Division, Farmers Insurance

Richard Corgel '71, G'76: Executive Director (retired), EY

Michael C. Cornell '94: Partner, Propel Equity Partners LLC

John Couri '63 (A&S), H'08: President, Couri Foundation

Doug Cramer '87: Managing Principal, Alternative Access Capital LLC

Daniel D'Aniello '68: Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus, The Carlyle Group

Robert D'Avanzo Jr. '88: Lecturer (retired), Rider University Global Supply Chain Program (retired), Senior Partner, Accenture

Darlene T. DeRemer '77, '79 MBA: Managing Partner, Grail Partners LLC

Michael A. Dritz '59: Chairman, Dritz Enterprises LLC

Rick Einhorn '92 (A&S): Vice President, WW Data Center Consulting, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Robert B. Fagenson '70: Chairman of the Board (retired), National Holdings Corp. Group Companies

Michael J. Falcone '57: Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Pioneer Companies

Harold A. Fetner '83: President and Chief Executive Officer, Fetner Properties

Asher Flaum ’02 (FALK): President, Flaum Management Company

Elisabeth Fontenelli '86 (WHIT/NEW): Consultant, Coach, Advisor, Partner and Managing Director (retired) , Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Nancy Girondo ’98 (A&S/MAX), '16 MBA, '18 M.S.: Product Director, Emerging Market Equities, Invesco US

Lee R. Goldberg '06: Partner, Happy Cog, Co-Founder and President, Vector Media Group

Kenneth E. Goodman '70: President and COO (retired), Forest Laboratories Inc.

Charles D. Harris '70: Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager, PNC Wealth Management

Richard L. Haydon '66 (A&S), CFA: Managing General Partner, TippHill Capital Management LLC

Thomas Herskovits '69, '94 MBA: Managing Partner, Feldman Advisors

Joanne M. Hill '76 MBA, '78 Ph.D.: Chief Advisor, CBOE VEST

Jonathan J. Holtz '78: Chairman, Winholt Equipment Group

Robert Hornung '87: President, EVO Systems LLC

Hugh F. Johnston '83: Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Vice Chairman, PepsiCo Inc.

Steven A. Kass '78, CPA: Chief Executive Officer, Kass Advisory LLC

Lizanne Kindler: Chief Executive Officer, Talbots, Executive Chair and Interim Chief Executive Officer, Ascena

Scott Klein ’79: President, Specialized Services, Teleperformance SA; President and CEO, LanguageLine Solutions

Mitchell L. Konsker ’83: Vice Chairman, JLL Community Connections

Bernard R. Kossar '53, '55 J.D. (LAW): President (retired), Millenium Partners LLC

James D. Kuhn '70, '72 MBA: President, Head of Investor Services, Newmark

Theodore A. Lachowicz '72: Owner, Higgins Investments LLC; President, Chairman of the Board, EBV Foundation

Robert J. Laughlin '87: Regional Market Manager, Metro New York

Deborah G. Leone '86, '87 MBA: Partner and Chief Operating Officer (retired), Investment Management Division, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Keith L. Lippert '78: Founding Partner, LHA

Patrick A. Mannion '80 MBA - Vice Chairman, Columbian Financial Group

Jeffrey S. McCormick '85 (A&S), '86 MBA - Managing Partner, Saturn Partners

Christopher J. McGurk '78 - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Cinedigm

Philip A. McNeill '81 - Managing Partner, Farragut Capital Partners LLC

Neeraj Mehta ’96 MBA: Chief Executive Officer, DigniFi Tech Inc.

Steven G. Merson '93: President, Command Companies

Alex G. Nason '81: Founder and President, Alex G. Nason Foundation Inc.

Robert H. Pearlman '64: Senior Portfolio Manager (retired), The Fraenkel Group, Neuberger Berman BD LLC

Bruce D. Pergament '80: Owner and President, Pergament Properties

Edward J. Pettinella '76 MBA: Independent Director, Royal Oak Realty Trust

Nicholas T. Pinchuk: Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Snap-on Inc.

Kenneth A. Pontarelli ’92 (WHIT/A&S): Partner and Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Group

Douglas A. Present '86: Founder, Douglas Present Associates

Andrew B. Quinn '97 MBA: Owner and President, ILSCO Corporation

Carl H. Reimerdes '63 (ESF): Consultant 

Neal H. Rotenberg '79: Managing Partner and President, Rotenberg Meril Solomon Bertiger & Guttilla P.C. 

David E. Salmanson '00 (FALK): Principal, Salmanson Capital LLC

Joel A. Shapiro '59: President, Bartmon, Shapiro & Associates

Leonard H. Shapiro: President, Commander Enterprises LLC

Hon. Nancy Harvey Steorts '59 (FALK): President, Nancy Harvey Steorts International

Ian Thompson ’01: Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, Turnils North America Group Companies, Division of Hunter Douglas Window Fashions

Marcel Vernon Sr. ’94 MBA: Chief Financial Officer, University of New Hampshire

Roland L. Williams '97 (VPA): Founder and Chairman, Champion Academy

P.J. Wilmot '02: President, Wilmorite Inc.

Lee Zaretzky ’89: President , Ronsco Inc.

Jeffrey M. Zell '77: President and Chairman, JM Zell Partners Ltd.



Christopher Crooker, Assistant Dean for Advancement, Whitman School

Josh Fishman '12: Senior Brand Manager, Suave at Unilever

Alexander McKelvie, Interim Dean, Whitman School

Young Whitman Advisory Council (YWAC)


Joshua Fishman ’12,



Kora-Lynah Abelard ’15

Sarah Boulos ’21 

Katherine Caminero’15

Willliam Cass ’08

Catherine Cummings ’18

Andrew Dreisiger ’06

Molly Fisher ’08, ’12 M.S.

Daniel Folkman ’12

Oriana Fuentes ’12

Brian Gladstone ’17

Michael Gursha ’10

Kelly (Ryan) Jaffe ’11, ’12 M.S.

Ashley Keyes ’14

Ratna Khanduja ’16

Andrew Klajbor ’12

Margo Konugres ’12

Amrita Mainthia ’12

Chris Marino ’13

Megan McDermott ’09

Ryan Novak ’11

Corey Passarella ’11

Steven Pincus ’15

Frank Pingatore IV ’16

Chelsea Ransom-Copper ’15

Olivia Rotenberg ’14, ’15 M.S.

Derrell Smith ’10, ’13 M.A.

Alec Speckhart ’12

Jacob  Urban  ’18