Oral history interview with Geoffrey T. Boisi [electronic resource], 2012.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Scope and Contents
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Roundtable Investment Partners LLC. Youth: born in Long Island, Roman Catholic upbringing, Marianist high school, Boston College in the 1960s, worked in real estate, Wharton Business School; tensions between religious life and secular profession; influences: mentorship programs, Kennedy family and politics, Vincent A. Mai, Carnegie staff and trustees; first impressions of Vartan Gregorian; role and dynamics of the Carnegie Corporation Board of Trustees; involvement on Boston College Board of Trustees; interactions between Carnegie Corporation trustees and staff; management of Carnegie endowment before and after 2008 financial crisis; development of the Carnegie investment portfolio; praise of investment staff; discussion of approaches to education reform: Small Schools movement, Teachers for a New Era, MENTOR; projections on future programs at Carnegie; involvement on International Peace and Security subcommittee; potential of Carnegie to foster political leadership to minimize polarization of bipartisanship in government; leadership techniques and interests of David A. Hamburg and Vartan Gregorian; tensions between personal politics and Carnegie democracy programs; role of philanthropy in American life.
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