New trustees to assist in building, securing university’s financial future
At its spring meeting held at the Stetson University historic campus in DeLand, the Stetson University Board of Trustees announced the election of four new members to the board. Their terms officially begin on July 1, 2018.
“Each one of these individuals is remarkable in their own right, and we look forward to their involvement on the board and bringing their unique viewpoints into the ongoing work of building and securing the university’s financial future,” said Wendy B. Libby, Ph.D., president.
Stetson University Board Chair Joe Cooper announced the new board members are:
Dan McCarthy became president and Chief Executive Officer of Frontier Communications in April 2015. Frontier is one of the largest multichannel video service providers in the United States and the fourth-largest provider of digital subscriber lines (DSL). He was elected to the Frontier Board of Directors in May 2014. Prior to becoming president and CEO, he held other positions of increasing responsibility at the company, including president and chief operating officer, executive vice president and chief operating officer and senior vice president, Field Operations.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York Maritime College at Fort Schuyler, New York, and an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix.
Yvonne Chang, is director, Club Management, Regulatory Affairs, and Technology Planning and Integration at The Walt Disney Company. Chang has been with the Stetson Board of Trustees since 2015 when she became chair of the School of Business Administration’s Advisory Board and currently serves on its Enrollment and Marketing Committee and Finance Committee.
Chang earned her bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from George Mason University and her M.B.A. from Stetson University.
Bruce Dahlgren is a global executive with more than 30 years of IT experience spanning executive committee member of a $60 billion technology organization and Chief Revenue Officer of an emerging technology company. He is currently executive vice president and chief revenue officer at Kony, a company that provides enterprise mobility products and services, including a mobile application development platform (MADP) and mobile backend as a service.
Dahlgren’s previous positions include serving as Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Senior Vice President & Managing Director of the Asia Pacific & Japan Region where he led a 90,000-person operation, Lexmark International, NCR/Teradata and AT&T.
Dahlgren holds a bachelor’s degree and an M.B.A. from Stetson University and is a graduate of the Wharton Executive Education Program.
Wilfred “Wil” Florin is founder of Florin|Roebig Trial Attorneys with law offices in Palm Harbor and Jacksonville, Florida; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Dallas, Texas; and Denver, Colorado. For every year since the inception of the honor in 2010, Florin|Roebig has been selected as one of the “Best Law Firms in America” by U.S. News and World Report and “Best Lawyers in America.” The Editorial Board of The National Law Journalnamed Florin|Roebig as one of only 50 plaintiffs civil trial firms nationwide to its 2015 “Elite Trial Lawyers” list. In 1986, at age 30, and shortly after founding Florin|Roebig in 1985, he became what may be the youngest lawyer in America to obtain a multi-million-dollar jury verdict ($2.3 million).
Florin received his bachelor’s degree from Ball State University and his J.D. from Stetson University.
About Stetson University
Founded in 1883, Stetson University is the oldest private university in Florida, providing a transforming education in the liberal arts tradition. Stetson stresses academic excellence and community-engaged learning, and consistently earns high marks in national rankings. Stetson encourages its students to go beyond success to significance in their lives, the lives of others and their communities.