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Trustees Announced

04.07.15
trustees announced

New trustees include: Mark Nelson ’91, Joe Garrity ’78, Tony Maginnis ’80, Carol Piccaro, ’80, Bill O'Keefe '78 and Very Rev. Steve Hornat '72.

The Saint Michael's Board of Trustees convened in October 2014 with the following new members:

Joseph P. Garrity '78. He previously served as a trustee of the College from 2002 to 2011, including as chairman starting in 2006. He is the COO and founder of Salem Global Partners, Inc. Previously he was COO/CFO and director of 4Kids Entertainment, Inc., a senior manager at Deloitte & Touche, LLP, and accounting manager for Nuclear Power Service.

Very Rev. Stephen W. Hornat, SSE '72, Superior General of the Society of Saint Edmund. He was a Saint Michael's trustee from 1994 to 2005. He did parish work in Burlington and Brattleboro, Vermont, for many years, as well as in Selma, Alabama. He was a campus minister at Saint Michael's and vocations director for the Society. He has been active for many years with Burlington area agencies that promote economic justice, interfaith action and service to the poor.

Anthony J. Maginnis '80, is CEO of Global Packaging, Inc. He was president of Southern Graphic Systems and Cage Graphic and also is a Trustee for LaSalle College High School.

Gerald W. McKenna '69, who from 1994 to 2013 was senior vice president and chief sales and marketing officer for Cable One in Phoenix. From 1976 to 1993 he was vice president-sales promotion, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, and from 1971 to 1976 was a captain in the U.S. Air Force. He was Reunion co-chair in 2014 and in 1994, and was active in the Career Advisory Network in 2013.

Mark R. Nelson '91, CEO and Independent Consultant for Failsafe Innovation, LLC. From 1997 to 1999 he served Saint Michael's as special assistant to the president for technology, and he was adjunct lecturer at Saint Michael's in 1998; before that he worked in computer support for the college. Mark was CIO of the National Association of College Stores from 2010 to 2013. He also is a Certified Association Executive (C.A.E), American Society of Association Executives.

William B. O'Keefe'78, Senior managing director of Business Development, Assured Guaranty, Ltd.. Formerly, he was managing director, William Jones & Associates and managing director, Morgan Stanley SmithBarney.

Carol S. Piccaro, '80 president/CEO and account executive, U.S. Chemicals, is active in the Alumni Board of Directors and Career Advisory Network and a member of the National Association of Chemical Distributors, Vistage International and the Women Presidents' Organization.

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