President’s Society programs are developed and conducted by a volunteer team of industry leaders who bring real world smarts and access to the students.
President’s Society Advisory Council
The Advisory Council members participate in classes, host cultural events, and provide support for the President’s Society program.
Other Class Speakers and Supporters
Matt Allain: Senior Managing Director, The Leo Group
Eric Becker: Analyst, Water Island Capital
Robin Benet: Managing Director at Yves Durif Salon
Matt Berglass: President, Berglass& Associates
Alan Brinkley: Allan Nevins Professor of History and former provost at Columbia University
Cecilia Briones: Foundation Board member; Director of UBS AG, New York Branch
Mary Ann Cloyd: Leader, Board of Governance at PWC
Sharon Garfunkel: Fashion and merchandising Consultant at Fox’s Dept. Store
Tamar Howson: Principal, Howson Associates
George Hulse: VP of External Affairs at HealthFirst
Joe Kanon: Author
Dr. Gunter Kopcke: Professor of the Humanities at Institute of Fine Arts
Jessica Morgan: VP of Development at Departure Films
Evangeline Morphos: Producer and Professor of Film Studies at Columbia
Arturo O’Farrill: Jazz Musician
John Orrico: Foundation Board member; President, Water Island Capital.
Rachel Posner: EVP at American Stock Transfer & Trust Co.
Jonathan Richter: Managing Director RREEF America LLC
Chip Raymond: General Partner, Charles Raymond Consulting, Inc.
Suresh Sani: Foundation Board member; Trustee of the Sani Family Foundation
Lisa Selz: Foundation Board member
Joyce Siegel: Artist
Ken Siegel: SVP, Loew’s Corporation
Marilyn Skony Stamm: Foundation Board member; CEO of Stamm International
Robin Straus: President of Robin Straus Literary Agency
Chris Terenzi: EVP at American Stock transfer & Trust Co.
Pamela Weinberg: Career coach and Personal Branding Strategist
Angie Yu: Foundation Board member; EVP G. Star Apparel, Inc.
Chava Ziff: SVP and Account Director at BBDO