Duke Board of Trustees to add six new members in July
The Duke University Board of Trustees will welcome six new faces Monday, the university announced Thursday.
The Board of Trustees has 37 members that comprise the governing body of the university. They are responsible for the school's academic mission and fiscal policies.
The new board members will serve six-year terms. They are Stephen Pagliuca, a managing director at the global investment firm Bain Capital and co-owner and managing general partner of the Boston Celtics; Carmichael Roberts Jr., a general partner at North Bridge Venture Partners; and Edward A. Gilhuly, a founder and partner of Sageview Capital LP, a private investment firm.
Serving as observers on the board will be Shepard Moyle, the owner and CEO of Shindigz; recent Duke graduate Christopher Brown; and Katherine Duch, a Duke Ph.D. candidate in public policy.
Pagliuca joined Bain & Company in 1982 and founded the Information Partners venture capital fund for Bain Capital in 1989. He earned a bachelor’s degree at Duke in 1977 and has two children who attended Duke.
Pagliuca is a former Democratic U.S. Senate candidate and a former member of the Democratic National Advisory Committee. He also is president of the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation, which partners with local charities to help children gain access to housing, health care and other services.
Roberts, as a general partner at North Bridge Venture Partners, finances and builds companies that make new products through the use of chemistry, materials science and/or materials engineering.
Roberts earned two degrees from Duke -- a bachelor's degree in 1990 and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry in 1995.
Roberts served on the board of directors of the Duke Alumni Association from 2007 to 2013, and its executive committee from 2008 to 2013. His wife, Sandra Park, is a Duke alumna and member of the board of visitors of the Duke Graduate School.
Prior to founding Sageview Capital, Gilhuly was at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. for 19 years. He became a partner at KKR in 1995, and from 1998 until 2004 he lived in London where he established and oversaw all aspects of KKR’s business in Europe. Before joining KKR, Gilhuly worked in the mergers and acquisitions group of Merrill Lynch Capital Markets in New York.
Gilhuly graduated from Duke in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in history and economics. He and his wife, Karen, have four children, including one who recently graduated from Duke and another who is a current student.
Moyle is owner and CEO of Shindigz, one of the largest Internet providers of party supplies, decorations and favors. Prior to that, he worked as a brand manager for Frito Lay Inc.
He has been active in the Young President’s Organization -- a global network of young chief executives -- for more than 21 years. He also served as chairman of the Parkview Health System, a regional health provider in northeast Indiana employing more than 6,000 people.
At Duke, Moyle was student body president as a sophomore. He graduated from Duke in 1984. He is president-elect of the Duke Alumni Association Board of Directors, and will serve as president in 2014-16.
Moyle and his wife, Wendy, have three children, including a daughter currently at Duke. He will serve a four-year term on the board, two years as an observer and two years as a voting member.
Brown, who graduated from Duke in May 2013 with a degree in economics and a certificate in energy and environment, is a business analyst with McKinsey & Co. in Houston.
At Duke, Brown was a member of the student newspaper’s editorial board. He was also involved with Duke Student Government for three years and served as vice president for campus and athletic services during his sophomore year.
Selected by her fellow undergraduates as a young trustee, Brown will serve one year as a non-voting member and two years as a voting member.
Duch is a Ph.D. candidate in public policy with a concentration in economics. She is a University Scholar and a recipient of the James B. Duke fellowship and is interested in education policy and higher education finance.
At Duke, Duch has served on the Board of Trustees’ Institutional Advancement and Academic Affairs committees, and chaired the Graduate and Professional Student Council’s Young Trustee Screening Committee.
Duch received a master’s degree in labor economics and a bachelor’s degree in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University. She served a two-year term as a student representative on Cornell’s Board of Trustees.
Selected by the Graduate and Professional Student Council as a young trustee, she will serve one year on the Duke board as a non-voting member and one year as a voting member.