Four new members will enhance the work of this vibrant Board
(May 25, 2004) Geneva, N.Y. — The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees welcomed new members recently. Horace D. Allen '85 and Peter S. Miller '86 were elected by the Board to serve four-year terms, while Elizabeth K. Schreiber '86 will serve a three-year term. Beth Yingling '75, who has been serving on the Board as the Alumnae Association's representative, was also elected for a three-year term.
Elected by alums to serve as alumnae and alumni Board representatives were Joy Schildkraut Glaser '62 and Leslie J. Stark '59, respectively. Stark, who was re-elected to the position, is a retired advertising executive. First-time board representative Glaser is a professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montifior Medical Center, in the Bronx.
Allen graduated from Hobart with a degree in economics. In 1993, after working nearly 10 years for the IBM Corporation, he and two partners founded Total Solutions Group. The Total Solutions Group was sold in 2000, when he founded TSG Server & Storage, where he is currently the chief operations officer.
Allen is civically active, associated with, among other causes and organizations, the Greater Minneapolis YMCA, Catholic Charities, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Minnesota Community Foundation.
On campus, Allen has participated in Black History Month symposiums and Career Day at HWS, and was the Charter Day speaker in 2001. Additionally, he is a board member of the Colleges' Afro-Latino Alumni Association and an alumni club volunteer. Allen was also the Colleges' first Executive in Residence. Allen lives in Prior Lake, Minn.
Miller majored in political science at Hobart. As a student, he was a member of Kappa Alpha and played rugby. Currently a principal with CMS Companies, a personal investment banking firm, Miller is a board member of The Gesu School and has served as chairman of the school's Millennium Campaign. He has performed community work on behalf of a number of organizations, including United Way of Southern Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Futures Program, Philadelphia University and the American Ireland Funds.
Miller has served as a career counselor for the Colleges for several years. He and his wife, Barbara, reside in Bryn Mawr, Pa. and have two sons.
Schreiber graduated with a major in psychology but has spent most of her professional career in the financial arena. She joined Silver Point Capital in 2002 from Goldman Sachs. During her five years at Goldman she was a senior member of the bank loan group and spent some time in management and strategy for the fixed income, currencies and commodities division. Prior to Goldman, Schreiber spent more than 10 years at CIBC World Markets in various areas including structuring, credit analysis, leveraged finance, restructuring and trading and sales. Schreiber began her career at Manufactures Hanover Trust.
As a member of the Junior League, Schreiber worked as a volunteer at Bellevue Hospital, where she has donated hundreds of hours. She also volunteers at the Ronald McDonald House in New York City. She has participated in a career panel, was a Founder's Day speaker and has been a career counselor at the Colleges.
Schreiber recently made the decision to become a full-time mother. She and her husband, Christopher, have two children and reside in Pound Ridge, N.Y.
“The Hobart and William Smith Board is dynamic,” said Colleges President Mark D. Gearan. “The individual members give a great deal of themselves. I am confident that these exemplary new members will make meaningful contributions to this already robust ensemble.”
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