8/18/2014 Magazine Staff

College Names New Trustees

This magazine article is part of Summer 2014 / Issue 78
Five leaders with deep experience in the spheres of politics, the financial industry and higher education have been newly appointed to the Franklin & Marshall College Board of Trustees, effective July 1:
  • Matthew DesChamps ’93 is chief operating officer of Kepos Capital, an investment adviser and asset management firm in New York, N.Y. A member of F&M’s John Marshall Society, he has served on Leadership Council, the Diplomat Athletic Club, the Shadek Stadium Committee for the upcoming stadium project, the Head Football Coach Search Committee, and has been a volunteer for class Reunions.
  • Elaine Tuttle Hansen is the executive director of the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) in Baltimore. Previously, she was president of Bates College from 2002 to 2011, and served as provost and a professor of English at Haverford College.
  • Anthony Kreisel ’66 of Sudbury, Mass., is a retired money manager who held several senior-level management positions at firms including Putnam Investments and Baring Asset Management. A member of the John Marshall Society, he previously served on the Board of Trustees from 1998 to 2013. He has served on the Franklin & Marshall Admission Network (FAN); on the 2010 presidential search committee; and volunteered many times for Reunion.
  • Kenneth Mehlman ’88 is a partner and head of Global Public Affairs at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. in New York, N.Y. Previously, he was the 62nd chair of the Republican National Committee and campaign manager for President George W. Bush’s 2004 re-election. A member of the John Marshall Society, he served on the Board of Trustees from 2003 to 2013. He has served on the Greek Alumni Council and as a panelist at F&M forums on presidential politics in New York and Washington, D.C.
  • Laurence Shadek ’72 is managing director and member of Wellington Shields & Co. LLC in New York, N.Y. A member of the Founders Society, his involvement with the College includes previous service on the Board of Trustees, from 1998 to 2013; serving on the Shadek Stadium Campaign Committee, the stadium for which his family donated the founding gift; serving on the Diplomat Athletic Club Advisory Council; and serving as a Reunion volunteer.
  • Ricardo Rivers ’93, the new Alumni Board trustee, is associate vice president-investments at Wells Fargo Advisors in New York, N.Y. He was previously a financial consultant at Citi Smith Barney.
In addition to the new trustees, the following current members of the board were re-appointed to five-year terms: Brian Hard P’01, P’03, president and CEO of Penske Truck Leasing; Raymond Sanseverino ’68, partner and chair of the Real Estate Department of the law firm Loeb & Loeb; H. Art Taylor ’80, president and CEO of BBB Wise Giving Alliance; and Frances Donnelly Wolf ’96, a Pennsylvania artist.
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