Brandeis International Business School

The Brandeis International Business School Board of Advisors and Chairs

Board Co-Chairs

Alan Hassenfeld
Mr. Alan Hassenfeld (co-chair)

Chairman of the Executive Committee

Alan is the Chairman of Hassenfeld Family Initiatives, a philanthropic organization whose goals are to globalize safety and human rights in children's products, empower women in developing countries, and undertake initiatives to improve the economy, education, and business opportunities in Rhode Island. He also serves as a member of the Corporation of Brown University's board of trustees.

David Hodes
Mr. David R. Hodes ’77 (co-chair)

Founder and Managing Partner
Hodes Weill & Associates

David is a founder of Hodes Weill & Associates, an advisory, capital raising and principal investment business. The firm provides solutions for a rapidly changing real estate private fund industry. The company leverages its global network and knowledge of the real estate private equity and private funds market.

Board Members

The Board of Advisors is responsible for providing counsel and oversight to Brandeis International Business School in various aspects of the school’s operations, including strategy, planning, and fundraising. Board members play a critical role in developing new concepts for the school’s innovative and globally focused business degree programs.

Joanne Aron, MA'94
Head of Enterprise Policy Office
Wells Fargo

Mr. Leonard Asper '86
President and CEO
Anthem Sports and Entertainment

Mr. B. Reuben Auspitz '69
Managing Member and Co-Founder

Mr. Gregory Benac, MA'03
Gregory Benac Asset Management

Dr. Orna Berry
Corporate Vice President, Growth and Innovation
EMC Centers of Excellence EMEA and the US

Mr. Steven Bunson '82
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs & Co. 

Mr. Wilfred Chilangwa '91, MA'92
Group Leader/Portfolio Manager
International, Fidelity Investments 

Barbara Clarke, MA'91
Founding Principal
The Impact Seat/Technology Investor

Mr. Paul Fruitt, P'79
Vice President, Corporate Planning (Retired)
The Gillette Company

Mr. Gary N. Jacobs Esq. '66
Accuity Delivery Systems LLC

Professor Robert S. Kaplan
Owner, Kaplan Consulting
Professor Emeritus, Harvard Business School

Mr. Daniel S. Kern '83
Chief Investment Officer
TFC Financial Management

Ms. Amy R. Kessler '89, MA'90
Senior Vice President
Pension Risk Management Solutions
Prudential Retirement

Peter Lichtenthal '78
Retired Global Brand President
The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.

Mr. Udi Mokady, P'22
Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO
CyberArk Software, Inc.

Ms. Barbara Perlmutter
Senior Vice President of Public Affairs (Retired)
Marsh and McLennan Companies

Mr. Omar Qandeel

Mr. Steven Schiffman '80
Chief Financial Officer of Private Equity

Mr. Joel Schwartz
Senior Vice President and General Manager
Global New Business Development
EMC Corporation

Ms. Roselyn Garber Toledano, MA'74
President (Retired)
Garber Travel

Mr. Eric Weinstein '76
Managing Director
Eastmore Group

Ms. Lan Xue '90, MA'91
Founder Partner
Trivest Advisors

Ms. Tania Zouikin
20-20 Investment Association

Mr. Ronald M. Ansin
Mr. Roger Berkowitz, P'07
Mr. Martin J. Gross, Esq. '72
Mr. Barry A. Kaplan '77
Mr. Earle W. Kazis, '55
Mr. Malcolm L. Sherman
Mr. Adam Usdan
Mr. John Usdan