New Trustees Join Board

DAVID BARTHOLOMEW ’81, P’14 is managing senior counsel at Bank of the West. He previously served on the boards of the USC Public Interest Law Foundation, Long Beach Legal Aid, and the Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation. He has served Wesleyan as Alumni Association chair, Reunion co–chair, class secretary, Wesleyan Fund volunteer, and Los Angeles Club president. He is currently co–chair of the Admission Volunteer Council and has received a Wesleyan University Service Award.


PHOEBE BOYER ’89 is executive director of the Tiger Foundation, whose mission is to break the cycle of poverty in New York City. A recognized leader in K–12 public education reform, she was selected as an inaugural fellow in the entrepreneurial leaders for public education program at the Aspen Institute. She has served Wesleyan as a class agent, a Reunion Committee member, and an alumni interviewer. She received a Wesleyan University Service Award.


JAMES CITRIN P’12, ’14 is a senior director and member of the Worldwide Board of Directors of Spencer Stuart, where he co–leads the firm’s CEO and Board Practice for North America. Over his nearly 17 years at Spencer Stuart, he has completed more than 400 top management searches. He is the author of five books and also contributes a regular column in The Wall Street Journal, “The Choice: Tough Decisions about Management and Leadership.”


MICHAEL LEWIS ’03 is the team leader for Shopper Insights & Analytics at Nestle USA, where he manages a group that develops strategies to drive sales through a better understanding of shoppers. He held similar positions at PepsiCo and Procter & Gamble. He serves on the board of his alma mater, the Haverford School. He was vice–chair of the Wesleyan Fund, served as co–chair of his 5th–year Reunion, and received a Wesleyan University Service Award.


FREDERICK MAYNARD III ’80, P’11 is a managing director of HarbourVest and focuses on secondary investments. He joined the firm in 1985 after receiving his MBA. His previous experience includes working as a loan officer in the national division of Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company. As an undergraduate, he was a member of Psi Upsilon and majored in American studies.


LINDA RAPPAPORT ’74 is a partner and global practice group leader of the Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits/Private Client Group at Shearman and Sterling. Her practice focuses on all aspects of executive compensation and benefits. She serves on the boards of the Legal Aid Society of New York, the Mannes College of Music, The New School, and on the advisory board of the New York Women’s Foundation.


In addition, SHONNI SILVERBERG ’76 was re–elected to the Board. She is a professor of medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City, where she is director of the post–doctoral training program in endocrinology and metabolism. She is vice–president of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Coordinating Council on Jewish Poverty and has served as a trustee of The Dalton School. She is a member of the Wesleyan Circle, the Wesleyan Jewish Studies Steering Committee, and the Wesleyan Science Advisory Council.


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