Brandeis International Business School

The Brandeis International Business School Board of Advisors and Chairs

Board Co-Chairs

Alan Hassenfeld
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
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 Vice Co-Chairs

Leonard Asper '86

President and CEO
Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp.

Amy R. Kessler '89, MA'90

Senior Vice President, Pension Risk Management Solutions
Prudential Retirement

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
Former Head of Enterprise Policy Office
Wells Fargo

Leonard Asper '86
President and CEO
Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp.

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

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

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

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

Lauren Jarvis '05
Angel Investor
Former Chief Business Officer

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

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

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.

Robert I. Mallet
Former President and CEO
Mallet & Company

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

Sam Pambah, MBA '06 
Partner, Chicago Office, KPMG, U.S.

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

Omar Qandeel

Steven Schiffman '80
Chief Financial Officer of Private Equity (Retired)

Eric Weinstein '76
Managing Director
Eastmore Group

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

Ronald M. Ansin
Roger Berkowitz, P'07
Dr. Orna Berry
Steven Bunson '82
Paul Fruitt, P'79
Roselyn Garber Toledano, MA'74
Martin J. Gross, Esq. '72
Barry A. Kaplan '77
Earle W. Kazis, '55
Malcolm L. Sherman
Adam Usdan
John Usdan