BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- The Bronxville School Foundation is starting the school year with six new board members and a slate of new officers.
The Bronxville School Foundation is a nonprofit organization that has provided the district more than $8 million in grants.
The board welcomes Lori Beecher , an executive vice president, media content strategy, at Ketchum. Prior to Ketchum, she spent 28 years as a television producer at ABC, NBC, CBS and in syndicated television.
Won Young Giuriceo has a professional background as a certified public accountant with Price Waterhouse Coopers. Won has served as member and chair of the Bronxville Non-Partisan Committee, as chapel leader at the Reformed Church Sunday school, as treasurer of the Reformed Nursery School Board and as class parent.
Joseph Hutchins has worked at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, then in 1984 opened a business designing and building marketing and advertising projects in New York City. He serves on two municipal committees in Killingworth, Conn.
Nancy Marshall worked until 2012 at School of the Holy Child in Rye, as a middle school teacher, as director of admissions and as a part-time educational consultant after starting a family. She has volunteered in various roles at the Bronxville School, including chair of the Elementary School Council.
Vincent McBride is a partner and director of international equities at Lord Abbett & Co. Prior to joining Lord Abbett in 2003, he worked for Warburg Pincus Asset Management, most recently as a managing director and head of the International Equity Group. He is on the Dean’s Council for the Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics at Delaware and is a volunteer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City.
Art Nagle worked two years as a systems engineer with IBM, then received a commission as an ensign from the Navy Officer’s Candidate School in Newport, R.I. He served on a destroyer, as well as two tours in Vietnam. Nagel graduated from Columbia Graduate School of Business with an MBA in 1967, then joined The First Boston Corp. in New York, where he became a managing director and head of the Private Finance Group, and later co-head of the Leveraged Buyout Group. In 1988, he and colleagues founded private equity firm Vestar Capital Partners.
“We are so pleased to welcome our new board members.They bring a wealth of talent, experience and demonstrated commitment to the Bronxville School and community that will be invaluable to advancing the mission of the foundation," said newly elected Chairman Lisa Smith Barr .
Formerly vice president of grants and vice president of public relations, Barr has been elected chairman of the board, replacing Ashley Hanrahan. She joined the foundation board in 2012. In addition to her work on grants and public relations, she also served on the development committee.