The School of Business Board of Governors added six new members that represent diverse leadership, high professional achievement, and industry experience that further strengthens the advisory board.
The Board of Governors plays a vital role in advising Alan T. Shao, dean of the School of Business, and serving its needs by contributing business community insights, resources, and strategic vision for the School of Business. The new members include:
- Gary DiCamillo, managing partner, Eaglepoint Advisors. DiCamillo was past chairman and CEO of Polaroid and other companies, and past president of Black & Decker. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Whirlpool Corporation and is a trustee at Babson College and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
- Stephen Kerrigan, private investor and consultant. He is the former chair and CEO of Coinmach Service Corporation. He is also a member of the College of Charleston Foundation Board.
- Chris Price, founding principal and broker-in-charge for PrimeSouth Group. Price, a 1991 College of Charleston business alumnus, is actively involved in Upper King St. renovations through the City of Charleston’s Revitalization Commission.
- Ken Seeger, senior vice president and president, MeadWestvaco (MWV) Community Development and Land Management Group. Seeger has more than 30 years of real estate experience including his role at MWV. He was also founder and president of the Presidio Group (San Francisco).
- Marco Wirtz, president and CEO, Daimler Vans Manufacturing in Ladson. Wirtz has been with Mercedes Benz since 1998.
- Jonathan Zucker, president, The Intertech Group. Zucker is also founder and chairman of the South Carolina-Israel Collaboration.
“These business leaders are an impressive slate of new additions to our Board,” says Charles Buddy Darby, CEO of Kiawah Development Partners and chair of the School of Business Board of Governors. “Their combined experiences will bring creative perspectives to the Board and dynamic opportunities for the business students. I look forward to working with them to help meet the interests of the business school.”
Go to the Board of Governors website for a complete list of its 52 members including the executive committee. The Board’s Nominating & Governance Committee upholds a nominating, review, and voting process according to its by-laws for all new members.
About the School of Business
College of Charleston’s School of Business offers seven undergraduate majors, several interdisciplinary concentrations, an honors program in business, an M.S. in Accountancy and an MBA. Approximately 1800 undergraduate and graduate students attend from as far away as China, Germany and Brazil. The faculty has research expertise in areas such as global logistics, hospitality and tourism, political economics, financial investment, bankruptcy, business intelligence, real estate, and sustainable business practices. Visit http://sb.cofc.edu/to learn more about our students’ achievements, undergraduate and graduate programs, faculty and Centers of Excellence.