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Executive Committee

  • Lucille Werlinich, Chair, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Lucille Werlinich

    Chair, Purchase College Foundation Board of Trustees
    Werlinich Family Foundation

    Executive Committee, Chair
    Investment Committee, Member
    Finance Committee, Member
    PAC Advisory Council, Member

  • David Fleisher, Member, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    David M. Fleisher, Esq. ’75

    Vice Chair, Purchase College Foundation Board of Trustees
    Principal, Law Office of David M. Fleisher, P.C.

    Executive Committee, Vice Chair
    Audit Committee, Co-Chair
    Nominating and Governance Committee, Chair
    Alumni Engagement and Development Committee, Member
    Finance Committee, Member

  • Michelle Ifill, Vice-Chair, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Michelle C. Ifill

    Vice Chair, Purchase College Foundation Board of Trustees
    Retired, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Verizon Corporate Services Group, Inc

    Executive Committee, Vice Chair
    Nominating and Governance Committee, Member

  • John Klingenstein

    William Klingenstein

    Secretary, Purchase College Foundation Board of Trustees
    President, Klingenstein Capital, LLC

    Executive Committee, Secretary
    Student Success Committee, Co-Chair
    Finance Committee, Member

  • Judith Riggs, Treasurer, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Judith A. Riggs

    Treasurer, Purchase College Foundation Board of Trustees
    Founder and President, Judith Riggs & Company, Inc.

    Executive Committee, Treasurer
    Finance Committee, Chair
    Audit Committee, Member
    Nominating and Governance Committee, Member
    Student Success Committee, Member

  • Peggy Smith Luy

    Peggy Luy

    Ex-Officio Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Interim Executive Director, Purchase College Foundation and Interim Vice President, Institutional Advancement, Purchase College, SUNY

    Executive Committee, Ex-Officio
    Nominating and Governance Committee, Ex-Officio
    Alumni Engagement and Development Committee, Ex-Officio
    Finance Committee, Ex-Officio
    Investment Committee, Ex-Officio
    Student Success Committee, Ex-Officio
    PAC Advisory Council, Ex-Officio

  • President Milly Peña, PhD

    Milagros “Milly” Peña

    Ex-Officio Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    President, Purchase College, SUNY

    Executive Committee, Ex-Officio
    Nominating and Governance Committee, Ex-Officio
    Investment Committee, Ex-Officio
    PAC Advisory Council, Ex-Officio
    Student Success Committee, Ex-Officio

Trustees

  • Clifford H. Aronson

    Clifford H. Aronson

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Partner, Skadden

    Audit Committee, Co-Chair
    Investment Committee, Member

  • Umran Beba

    Umran Beba

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Partner, August Leadership

    Alumni Engagement and Development Committee, Member
    PAC Advisory Council, Member

  • Vicki Gillespie, BEc, FAICD, FAIM.

    Vicki Gillespie

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    SVP and Global Process Executive for PepsiCo

    Audit Committee, Member
    Finance Committee, Member

  • Ruth Hinerfeld, Member, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Ruth Hinerfeld

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Civic Leader and an Internationalist

    Student Success Committee, Member

  • Suellen McAvoy Peluso ’77

    Suellen McAvoy Peluso ’77

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    University of New Hampshire

    Alumni Engagement and Development Committee, Chair
    Nominating and Governance Committee, Member

  • Richard A. Muskus, Jr.

    Richard A. Muskus, Jr.

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Chief Revenue Officer, Carver Federal Savings Bank

    Finance Committee, Co-Chair
    Audit Committee, Member

  • Pell, Geri E.

    Geri E. Pell

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation and Chair, The Performing Arts Center Advisory Council
    Chief Executive Officer, Pell Wealth Partners

    Investment Committee, Co-Chair
    PAC Advisory Council, Chair

  • John Ramberg ’76

    John Ramberg ’76

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Retired executive, Northrop Grumman

    Alumni Engagement and Development Committee, Member

  • Debra Roth

    Debra Roth

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Executive Director, Head of Compliance Regulatory Group, Morgan Stanley

    Alumni Engagement and Development Committee, Member
    Audit Committee, Member

  • Sanjay Santhanam, Member, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Sanjay S. Santhanam

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Private Investor and Retired Partner, Galleon Group

    Investment Committee, Co-Chair

  • Gerhard Seerbacher

    Gerhard Seerbacher

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Owner, Boulder Hill LLC

    Finance Committee, Member
    Investment Committee, Member

  • Peter J. Wise

    Peter J. Wise

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Founding Partner, DelBello Donnellan Weingarten Wise & Wiederkehr, LLP

    Student Success Committee, Member

Emeritus Board

  • Thomas Egan, Member, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Thomas F. Egan

    Trustee, Purchase College Foundation
    Private Investor and Business Consultant

  • Carl Austin, Emeritus Member, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Carl Austin

    Emeritus Trustee
    President, Austin Corporate Properties

  • Emily Grant, Emeritus Chair, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Emily Grant

    Emerita Trustee
    Emerita Trustee of the Purchase College Foundation and Chair of the Purchase College Foundation Emeritus Board

  • Phyllis Hyacinthe

    Phyllis Hyacinthe

    Emerita Trustee
    President, HMH Corporation

  • Patricia Jacobs, Member, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Patricia Jacobs

    Emeritus Trustee
    Charter Member, Purchase College President’s Club

  • Ann Scheur, Vice-Chair, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Ann Scheuer

    Emeritus Trustee
    Retired President, Kensington Management Consultants

In Memoriam

  • Don Cecil, Purchase College Foundation Board of Directors

    Donald Cecil (1927-1920)

    Beloved former member of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees
    Founding partner, Cumberland Associates