Employer-Educator Compact: Signatories

More than 250 distinguished leaders in business, higher education, and the non-profit sectors have come together to endorse the LEAP Employer-Educator Compact sponsored by the LEAP Presidents’ Trust.  They are pledging their commitment to make high-quality college learning a shared priority—for all college students, for all sectors in U.S. higher education, and for the future vitality of the U.S. economy and society.

Business and Non-profit Leaders:

Chesley Maddox-Dorsey, CEO, Access.1 Communications Corp.

Ritchy B. Froehlich, General Manager, Ace Wire Spring & Form Co

David McLaughlin, Co-Founder, Advance Foods

Vic Nardo, Human Resources Manager, AEC Group - Bridgeville

Alan Fleischmann, Principal and Managing Board Member, Albright Stonebridge Group

Eric Botterbusch, Field Compliance Principal, Allstate Financial Services, LLC

Margery Kraus, CEO, APCO Worldwide

Jack Boyle, Director, ATI Business Systems and Reliability Centered Maintenance, ATI Allegheny Ludlum

Baha Zeidan, CEO, Azalea Health

Mary Ann Deignan, Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Patrick Ormsby, President, Bimba Manufacturing Co.

Frederick J. Hughes, Partner, Blum Shapiro & Company, P.C.

Ivan Misner, Founder, BNI

Chuck Woods, VP Finance and CFO, Boeing Engineering, Operations & Technology, The Boeing Company

Kathleen Perkins Colson, CEO/Founder, The Boma Fund

Jim Boscov, Vice Chairman, Boscov's

Milad Girgis, VP, International Sales, Boston Scientific Neuromodulation

Charlie Lydecker, President of Retail Division, Brown & Brown, Inc.

Christopher Bruhl, President and CEO,  The Business Council of Fairfield County

Luis Faura, President and COO, C&F Foods, Inc.

Julia Klein, Chairwoman and CEO, C.H. Briggs Hardware

Dave Allred, Director, Public Relations, CR England Trucking

Craig Owens, Chief Financial Officer, Campbell Soup Company

Dana Smith, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Marketing, CapitalSource

Christi Pedra, Senior VP, Marketing and Customer Solutions, Cardinal Health

Kristin Callahan, Director, Human Resources, Training and Staff Development,Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans

Thomas Priselac, President and CEO, Cedars-Sinai Hospital

Anthony Carnevale, Research Professor and Director, Center on Education and the Workforce, Georgetown University

Laura Evans, Director of Talent Development, Cerner Corporation

Elizabeth French, Vice President, CH2M HILL

Joan Maltese, Executive Director, Child Development Institute

Scott Brown, VP, Worldwide Distribution Sales, Cisco Systems

Roseann Spitznagel, Manager, Software Development, Database, and RIS Systems, Cleveland Clinic

Douglas Heuer, Superintendent, Cleveland Heights-University Heights School

Eric S. Gordon, CEO, Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Jack Partridge, President, Columbia Gas of Ohio, NiSource

Kevin St. Cyr, Senior Vice President, CommScope

Karen Frederick, Executive Director, Community Teamwork, Inc.

Jeff Silver, CEO, Coyote Logistics

Daniel B. Hurwitz, CEO, DDR Corp.

Darrin J. Krally, Manager, Human Resources & Talent Acquisition, Del Monte Foods

Christie Maher, Human Resources Generalist, DeVilbiss

Gregory W. Powell, President and CEO, Dexter Enterprises, Inc.; Chairman,Harold Alfond Foundation

Paul Grenaldo, Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer, Doctors Community Hospital

Julie Wilkins, Associate Executive Director, East, Mid, and West Valley Family YMCAs

Roberts T. Jones, President, Education and Workforce Policy, LLP

J.A. “Gus” Blanchard, III, Retired CEO, eFunds Corp.

Alex N. Schmitt, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Chuck Vogel, Manager, Transmission Planning, Ever Power Wind Holdings

Jim Henwood, CEO and President, Fairplex

Michael Romanski, Senior Vice President, Farmington Bank

Ali Saadat, Board Chair, Founder, and CEO, FedBid Inc.

Anthony L. Klote, Sales Director, Frito-Lay Inc.

Michael Fromm, CEO, Fromm Electric Supply

James Tolbert III, Owner, Full Circle Bookstore

John Chambers Wobensmith, CFO, Genco Shipping and Trading

Gil Zweig, President, Glenbrook Technologies

Rob Wonderling, President and CEO, Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

Timothy Spang, Director, Pittsburgh Operations, Haemonetics Corporation

Fred Eppinger, President and CEO, Hanover Insurance

Christopher Williams, Managing Director, Harris Williams & Co.

Timothy Weber, VP & GM, Printing and Technology Development, Hewlett-Packard Company

Mary Coucher, VP, IP Engineering, Operations, & Geography Licensing, IBM

James Small, President and CEO, Icon Petroleum, Inc.

Donald Phillips, CEO, Independence HealthCom Strategies Group, Inc.

Jill Eiland, Corporate Affairs Manager, Intel Corporation

Brenda Voisard, Career Development Manager, Intermountain Healthcare Corporation

Cindy Enli, Talent Acquisition Manager, J.J. Keller

Timothy Smucker, Chairman, J.M. Smucker Company

Dennis Biondo, Executive Director, John J. Kane Regional Centers

Peter Scher, Executive VP and Head of Corporate Responsibility, JPMorgan Chase

Donald Stuart, Chief Operating Officer, Kantar Retails Americas Consulting

Imozelle Anderson, Co-Founder, Retired CEO, Vice Chair of the Board, Keller Williams Realty

Stu Bass, Director, Keystone Development Partnership

Marvin Suomi, President and CEO, KUD International LLC

Lyn Dyster, Sr. VP, Operations/Co-Founder, Kinex Pharmaceuticals

Chris Colosimo, Change Management Specialist, L-3 Communications West

Dhruva Rajendra, CEO, LearnShark

Jean Phelps, CEO, LifeLinks, Inc.

Norm Augustine, Former Chairman and CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Peter Zarrilla, Senior VP, Chief Human Resources Officer, Lowell General Hospital

Brian A. Valentine, Corporate VP, CFO, and Treasurer, Lubrizol

Elizabeth Graves, Editor-in-Chief, Martha Stewart Weddings, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

Edward Johnson, Human Resources Manager, McConway & Torley

Richard Clark, Former CEO and Chairman, Merck Pharmaceuticals

Stephen M. Lacy, Chairman and CEO, Meredith Corporation

Audrey Simons, Community Services/Grant Administrator, Mission Community Hospital

Kathleen M. Regan-Pyne, Corporate Secretary, Mohegan Tribal Council

Paula Bassi, Director of Staff Education, Monongahela Valley Hospital

Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics

John Greenwood, Advisory Director, Morgan Stanley & Co

Marcy Reed, President, National Grid Massachusetts

Carly Marino, Regional Physical Activity Specialist, Network for a Healthy California

Thomas Hayes, Director of Consumer & Community Relations, New Jersey Natural Gas

Angela Herbert, Executive Director, New Orleans Outreach

Russell Hicks, EVP and Executive Creative Director, Nickelodeon Group

Wesley Bush, Chairman, CEO, and President, Northrop Grumman Corporation

Don Palmer, Safety Specialist, NRG Energy

LeaAnne Dolittle, SVP, Human Resources, NW Natural

Patrick Gough, Executive Director, Human Resources & Organizational Development, Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA)

Tom Lyga, College Relations Advisor, Oshkosh Corp.

Patrick Egan, VP, Customer & Community Affairs, Pacific Power

William G. Eline, VP and Chief Information Officer, Parker Hannifin Corporation

Stephen Pasierb, President & CEO, The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Kristi Milczarczyk, Vice President, Senior Recruiting Manager, Talent Acquisition,PNC Bank

Richard Martinez, Superintendent, Pomona Unified School District

Jim Piro, President and CEO, Portland General Electric

Chris Erickson, Chief Engineer, Energy & Advanced Programs, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne

David Harrington, President and CEO, Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce

John A. O’Brien, President, Prince George’s Hospital Center

Larry Zimpleman, Chairman, President and CEO, Principal Financial Group

George Brown, Managing Director, Protiviti

Jamie Studley, President, Public Advocates, Inc.

Gregg Muresan, Tax Partner, PwC

Jeff Sine, Partner, The Raine Group

Keith Peden, Senior VP of Human Resources, Raytheon Company

William H. Swanson, Chairman and CEO, Raytheon Company

Martin E. (Hap) Stein, Jr., Chairman and CEO, Regency Centers Corporation

Beth Monteverde, Executive Director, Residential Care Services

Stanley Gault, Former CEO, Rubbermaid Corporation and Goodyear Tire Corporation

Glen Ives, Group Vice President, Sabre Systems, Inc.

Larry Mullins, President and CEO, Samaritan Health Services

Rheo Brouillard, President and CEO, Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company

Eric Jolly, President, Science Museum of Minnesota

Richard Seaman, Chairman and CEO, Seaman Corporation

Sam Benjamin, Human Resources Manager, Secura

Douglas Brush, Chairman of the Board, Sentry Safe Company

John Hebling, Owner, Sewickley Creek Greenhouse

John J. Gilbert, General Manager, Sheraton Fairplex

Elizabeth Scarborough, CEO and Partner, SimpsonScarborough

Frank Levinson, Managing Director, Small World Group

Larry Spriggs, President and CEO, Soft-Con Enterprises

John Parry, President, Solix, Inc.

Clifford Hudson, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Sonic Corp.

Randy Sauls, CEO, South Georgia Medical Center

Fernando de Necochea, Deputy Director of Public Affairs, Southern California Edison

Gerald Kozai, President and CEO, St. Francis Medical Center

Charles Daugherty, Managing Partner, Stanwich Advisors

Cecilia Martinez Morris, Owner/Agent, State Farm Insurance COS

Paul Lingenfelter, President, State Higher Education Executive Officers

John H. White, Jr., President and CEO, Taco, Inc.

Ashley Caldwell-Morris, Senior Field Campus Recruiter, Target Corporation

Anne Mahle, Senior VP, Recruitment, Teach for America

Donald Allman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Titan Worldwide

Gary Abramson, Partner, Tower Companies

Jerrell Angell, Partner, TRO Jung/Brannen Architects

Tori Kjer, Program Manager, The Trust for Public Land - Los Angeles - Parks for People Program

Shannon Williams, Program Director, UPMC

Allison Black, Training Manager, US Steel Mon Valley Works

Myrna Ballard, President, Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber of Commerce

George J. Galla, Chief Operating Officer, Verland

David Vernier, Founder and CEO, Vernier Software & Technology

Linda Saddlemire, Co-Managing Partner, Vicenti, Lloyd, and Stutzman

Samuel Robson Walton, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Walmart Stores, Inc.

Gerald Plush, President and Chief Operating Officer, Webster Financial Corporation

Tanya Ulrich, Corporate VP, Human Resources, West Penn Allegheny Health Systems

Mary Lou DeVivo, Owner/President, Willimantic Waste Paper Co.

Patrick F. Stone, President and CEO, Williston Financial Group

Daniel Berman, Managing Partner, Wood, Smith, Henning and Berman LLP Law Firm

A. Scott Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Zions First National Bank

Jeremy Franke, Area Director, 24 Hour Fitness

College, Community College, and University Presidents:

The Employer-Educator Compact was launched by members of the LEAP Presidents’ Trust – college, community college, and university leaders from across the country.

Robert A. Scott, President, Adelphi University

Lex O. McMillan, President, Albright College

Thomas F. Flynn, President, Alvernia University

Cornelius Kerwin, President, American University

Carol Geary Schneider, President, Association of American Colleges and Universities

Debora L. Spar, President, Barnard College

Gloria Cordes Larson, President, Bentley University

Jane D. McAuliffe, President, Bryn Mawr College

Mildred García, President, California State University-Fullerton

Dianne F. Harrison, President, California State University-Northridge

Ricardo R. Fernandez, President, City University of New York Herbert H. Lehman College

David P. Angel, President, Clark University

Jeffrey I. Herbst, President, Colgate University

MaryAnn Baenninger, President, College of Saint Benedict

Grant H. Cornwell, President, The College of Wooster

Jill Tiefenthaler, President, Colorado College

Alex Johnson, President, Community College of Allegheny County

Edward J. Yaw, President, County College of Morris

Brian Murphy, President, De Anza College

David E. Maxwell, President, Drake University

David Dawson, President, Earlham College

Elsa Núñez, President, Eastern Connecticut State University

Donald R. Eastman, President, Eckerd College

Leo M. Lambert, President, Elon University

M. Lee Pelton, President, Emerson College

Thomas L. Purce, President, The Evergreen State College

Jeffrey P. von Arx, President, Fairfield University

James G. Moseley, President, Franklin College

Steven Knapp, President, The George Washington University

Sanford J. Ungar, President, Goucher College

Elaine P. Maimon, President, Governors State University

Raynard Stuart Kington, President, Grinnell College

William R. Harvey, President, Hampton University

Margaret L. Drugovich, President, Hartwick College

John E. Bassett, President, Heritage University

Shirley A. Mullen, President, Houghton College

Sidney A. Ribeau, President, Howard University

Charles R. Bantz, Chancellor, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Thomas R. Rochon, President, Ithaca College

Jonathan R. Alger, President, James Madison University

Robert L. Niehoff, President, John Carroll University

Gail O. Mellow, President, La Guardia Community College - City University of New York

Mary Spilde, President, Lane Community College

Brian Rosenberg, President, Macalester College

John O'Donnell, President, Massachusetts Bay Community College

Mary K. Grant, President, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Richard T. Jurasek, President, Medaille College

Eduardo J. Padrón, President, Miami Dade College

David C. Hodge, President, Miami University

Carole A. Cowan, President, Middlesex Community College

Jesse Rogers, President, Midwestern State University

David Fuller, President, Minot State University

Lynn Pasquerella, President, Mount Holyoke College

Lucille Jordan, President, Nashua Community College

Daan Braveman, President, Nazareth College of Rochester

Marvin Krislov, President, Oberlin College

Edward J. Ray, President, Oregon State University

Heather J. Knight, President, Pacific Union College

David W. Oxtoby, President, Pomona College

Charlene M. Dukes, President, Prince George's Community College

Thomas J. Schwarz, President, Purchase College, State University of New York

Donald J. Farish, President, Roger Williams University

Lewis M. Duncan, President, Rollins College

John J. Petillo, President, Sacred Heart University

Joseph R. Urgo, President, Saint Mary's College of Maryland

Cynthia A. Bioteau, President, Salt Lake Community College

Lori Bettison-Varga, President, Scripps College

Suzanne Shipley, President, Shepherd University

Philip A. Glotzbach, President, Skidmore College

Carol T. Christ, President, Smith College

Michael T. Benson, President, Southern Utah University

Beverly Daniel Tatum, President, Spelman College

Earl H. Potter, President, St. Cloud State University

George E. Martin, President, St. Edward's University

Christopher Nelson, President, Annapolis Campus, St. John's College

William Fox, President, St. Lawrence University

Daniel F. Sullivan, President Emeritus, St. Lawrence University

Christopher C. Dahl, President, State University of New York at Geneseo

Donald P. Christian, President, State University of New York at New Paltz

John F. Schwaller, President, State University of New York College At Potsdam

Rebecca S. Chopp, President, Swarthmore College

Nancy Cantor, President and Chancellor, Syracuse University

Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity Washington University

Troy D. Paino, President, Truman State University

Scott S. Cowen, President, Tulane University

William V. Flores, President, University of Houston-Downtown

Devorah A. Lieberman, President, University of La Verne

Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, President, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Martin Thomas Meehan, Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Royce C. Engstrom, President, University of Montana

John Christensen, Chancellor, University of Nebraska At Omaha

John I. Jenkins, President, University of Notre Dame

John H. Feaver, President, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

Helen F. Giles-Gee, President, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Kevin P. Reilly, President, University of Wisconsin System

Richard H. Wells, Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

William (Brit) Kirwan, Chancellor, University System of Maryland

Bobby Fong, President, Ursinus College

William J. McKinney, President, Valdosta State University

Richard Guarasci, President, Wagner College

Nathan O. Hatch, President, Wake Forest University

Tori Haring-Smith, President, Washington & Jefferson College

Kenneth P. Ruscio, President, Washington and Lee University

Michael S. Roth, President, Wesleyan University

Robin C. Capehart, President, West Liberty University

John M. Dunn, President, Western Michigan University

Evan S. Dobelle, President, Westfield State University

Ronald Crutcher, President, Wheaton College (MA)

Anthony J. DiGiorgio, President, Winthrop University