Fairfield University announces five new trustees

Fairfield University announces five new trustees

A bishop, a university president, two alumni and a corporate executive are among the five new trustees announced by Fairfield University. They are Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., of the Diocese of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands; Rev. Michael J. Garanzini, S.J., president of Loyola University Chicago; Brian Hull, class of 1980 and senior vice president in Global Private Client with Merrill Lynch; Patricia E. Hutton, class of 1985 and executive vice president and chief financial officer of NBC Universal Pictures & Studios; and Ned Lautenbach, a partner of Clayton, Dubilier and Rice.

Image: George Murry Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., was named bishop of the Diocese of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands in 1999 after serving four years as auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

A native of Camden, N.J., Bishop Murry entered the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus in 1972 and was ordained a priest in June 1979. He graduated from St. Mary's Seminary in Baltimore and received a master's degree in divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, Calif., and a doctorate in American Cultural History from George Washington University.

Bishop Murry has served on the Boards of Trustees for a number of high schools, universities and charitable organizations.

Image: Garanzini Father Michael J. Garanzini, S.J., became the 23rd president of Loyola University Chicago in June 2001. A seasoned university administrator, professor, author and scholar, Father Garanzini has spent most of his career working in higher education.

Before joining Loyola, Father Garanzini was a psychology professor and special assistant to the president at Georgetown University. An authority in the field of children and family psychology, he is an established author, researcher and speaker who has published numerous books and articles.

A native of St. Louis, Father Garanzini graduated from Saint Louis University with a degree in psychology and entered the Society of Jesus in 1971. He was ordained a priest in June 1980. In 1986, he received a doctorate in psychology and religion from the University of California's Graduate Theological Union.

Image: Hull Brian Hull , a 1980 graduate of Fairfield University with a B.S. degree in accounting, was appointed senior vice president in Global Private Client with Merrill Lynch in September. In this new role, he oversees Distribution and Business Development and the Institutional Advisory Division for Global Private Client. He also remains vice chairman and a member of Merrill Lynch's Executive Client Coverage Group (ECCG).

Mr. Hull started his career at Merrill Lynch in 1994 in the Equity Capital Markets group, where his responsibilities included marketing, pricing and trading equity and equity-linked new issues. Before that, he spent more than 10 years at Atlanta/Sosnoff Capital Corporation, where he managed a trading desk and was a member of the Investment Committee.

Mr. Hull lives with his wife, Laura, and their three children in Manhasset, New York.

Image: Hutton Patricia E. Hutton , a 1985 Fairfield University graduate with a B.S. degree in finance, is executive vice president and chief financial officer of NBC Universal Pictures & Studios. She is responsible for overseeing the financial and operational performance of NBC Universal's Motion Picture Group as well as Parks & Resorts. Ms. Hutton led the due diligence and integration efforts related to the acquisition of Universal's film business.

Ms. Hutton joined GE as a credit management trainee and then entered the Financial Management Program. Before her current appointment, she was CFO of NBC & Telemundo's 28 owned and operated TV Stations based in New York City.

Ms. Hutton has won numerous leadership awards in GE, including Chairman's Circle. She is also actively involved in the FMP program and has been a Regional Leader for the GE Women's Network in several businesses.

Ms. Hutton lives in Studio City, California.

Image: Lautenbach Ned Lautenbach has been a partner of Clayton, Dubilier and Rice since 1998 and serves as the Chairman of Covansys, where he helped increase the company's India-based IT services business, reduce SG&A expenses and cut costs to significantly improve profitability.

Prior to joining CD&R, he served as the senior vice president and group executive of Worldwide Sales and Services at IBM Corporation, and was a member of the IBM Corporate Executive Committee. During his career at IBM, he held a variety of other senior executive positions in several divisions, including president of the National Distribution Division of the United States; president, Asia Pacific; and chairman, IBM World Trade Corporation.

A graduate of the University of Cincinnati and Harvard Business School, where he earned an M.B.A. degree, Mr. Lautenbach is a trustee of Fidelity Investments and a director of the Eaton Corporation. He is returning to the Fairfield University Board of Trustees, where he was a member from 1997-2003.

Mr. Lautenbach lives with his wife, Cyndy, in Fairfield and Naples, Florida. They have four grown children, two of whom graduated from Fairfield College Preparatory School.

Posted On: 11-21-2005 10:11 AM

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