Dean's Lecture Series

Dean's Lecture Series

The goal of the Dean's Lecture Series is to enhance the academic experience of our students through a series of lectures presented by accomplished professionals, linking the academic experience with current business applications.  This series is made possible by a donation from the Reed family.

Spring 2015 - Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - "Equality for Women is Progress for All" - #MakeItHappen

Fall 2014 - Vincent V. Sands, CFA, Executive Vice President and Head of Strategic Initiatives, Chairman, BNY Mellon of Pennsylvania.  Click here to view the full presentation (54 minutes).

Vince Sands is Head of Strategic Initiatives for BNY Mellon Investment Services, with responsibility for business initiatives to advance the business' strategic objectives.  He is a member of the Investment Services executive management team, as well as the BNY Mellon Operating Committee.

Mr. Sands is also the Chairman of BNY Mellon of Pennsylvania.  In this role he is responsible for the company's local management, community involvement, and philanthropic activities in Pennsylvania.

He serves on the Board of Directors of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, Manchester Bidwell Corporation and BNY Mellon Charitable Foundation and is the Chairman of the Board of CIBC Mellon.

Mr. Sands is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and holds a BS from Clarion University and an MBA from Gannon University.

Last Updated 3/4/20