People in the News (6/17/18): Appointments, Promotions, Obituaries

People in the News (6/17/18): Appointments, Promotions, Obituaries

The Chicago-based Lloyd A. Fry Foundation has announced SABRINA GREIG as its new arts learning program officer. Greig has worked in museum management as a program director of the Haitian American Museum of Chicago and is currently a curator in residence at the Chicago Artist Coalition and an art critic who focuses on representations of the Black diaspora. She joins the foundation from the Chicago Urban League, where she worked on digital communication strategies.

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C., has announced the addition of STEVEN A. DENNING, chairman of General Atlantic LLC, to its board of trustees. Denning joined General Atlantic in 1980 when it was a newly formed captive investment entity for Atlantic Philanthropies founder Chuck Feeney and has since helped transform it into a leading private equity firm with thirteen offices around the world and nearly $25 billion in assets under management. In addition, he holds degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Naval Postgraduate School, earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and served as a trustee of Stanford University from 2004 to 2017, including five years (2012-17) as board chair. 

The Barnard College board of trustees has elected longtime trustee and board member CHERYL GLICKER MILSTEIN ’82 P ’14 as chairwoman of the board. Milstein will succeed JOLYNE CARUSO-FITZGERALD ’81, who has led the board for eight years. Milstein was first elected to the board in 1999 and has served as vice-chair since 2010, in addition to her work on the board’s executive committee, the committees on development and nominations, the committee on campus life, and the 2002 master plan committee. She and her husband, Philip Milstein CC ’71 P ’14, have given significant gifts in support of the Diana Center and the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Center for Teaching and Learning. 

The VNSW Foundation has announced the appointment of JULIA SCHWARTZ-LEEPER as its inaugural executive director.   Schwartz-Leeper brings to the organization close to twenty-five years of experience in high-level leadership roles at major nonprofit organizations in the healthcare and social service sectors in Westchester and New York City. For the past twelve years, she served as executive director of Riverdale Senior Services, transforming that agency into a successful multi-faceted service center for aging adults. Prior to that, she served as interim executive director at the Carver Center in Port Chester, transitioning the agency through gaps in leadership, and as director of community affairs at New York United Hospital Medical Center. 

FSG, a mission-driven consulting firm with offices in Boston, Geneva, Mumbai, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C., has announced LAUREN A. SMITH and GREG HILLS as co-CEOs, succeeding JOHN KANIA, who is stepping away from his current role as global managing director after eighteen-plus years of leadership at the firm. Smith, who joined FSG in 2015 to lead its U.S. health practice, has led dozens of engagements across the country with health foundations, health insurers, health systems, and health care companies. Her previous leadership roles have included seven years as medical director and then interim commissioner for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, as senior strategic advisor for the fifty-state federally supported Infant Mortality Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network, the medical director of the pediatric inpatient service at Boston Medical Center, and as national medical director of the Medical Legal Partnership for Children. Hills has been with FSG since 2004, most recently leading its corporate consulting practice and before that leading its global development practice for a decade. Prior to joining FSG he worked at Deloitte Consulting and was manager of program operations for the US-Asia Environmental Partnership, a USAID-funded public-private partnership focused on environmental improvement and sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region.

JEFFREY FELTMAN, a former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs and former official with the U.S. Department of State, is joining the United Nations Foundation as a senior fellow. In that role, Feltman will provide strategic advice and counsel to the foundation on its work supporting the UN and strengthening the multilateral system, with a focus on peace and security issues. Feltman served as UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs from 2012 until March 2018, in which role he led the UN’s conflict prevention, mediation, and peace efforts. Before joining the UN, he worked in the U.S. foreign service for more than twenty-five years, including service as U.S. ambassador to Lebanon and State Department stints in Iraq, Hungary, Tunisia, Israel, and Haiti.

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