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July 10, 2006

Eileen Cohen Named to Farmingdale State College Foundation

 

Eileen Cohen
Eileen Cohen

Farmingdale State University of New York President Dr. Jonathan Gibralter is pleased to announce that Eileen R. Cohen, a Long Beach resident, has been elected to the Farmingdale State College Foundation.

Ms. Cohen, managing director at JPMorgan Asset Management, is a senior client portfolio manager in the U.S. Equity Group and chair of the Proxy Committee. With JPMorgan since 2001, Ms. Cohen previously worked for Chancellor Capital and then for its successor firm INVESCO, where she had numerous positions including large-cap portfolio manager, head of product management, and chair of the Asset Allocation Committee. Prior to joining Chancellor, she was a partner with Buck Consulting. She was also a plan sponsor and manager of investor relations for a Fortune 100 company.

An active member of the community, she has served, since 2003, on the local board of Roosevelt's PROJECT GRAD, a national not-for-profit organization which encourages disadvantaged students to stay in high school and go on to college. She has served as chair and currently serves as treasurer for this organization. Ms. Cohen also served as chairperson of education at Congregation Beth Sholom in Long Beach for two years. In addition, she is a JHP Mentor, a non-profit organization geared toward career mentoring for college students. She has coauthored several articles in Financial Advisor Magazine.

Ms. Cohen graduated Cum Laude from Queens College, City University of New York, with a BA in economics and finance. She earned membership in Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society. She completed her MBA in Economics at Baruch College, City University of New York. Additionally, she has taken courses in corporate governance through New York University. She holds NASD Series 7 and NASD Series 63 licenses.

The College Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation that provides financial assistance to advance the purposes and development of the College through fundraising. The Foundation provides scholarships, faculty development grants and funds for programs and projects that are not funded by the State budget.

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