Marty Klein (’61) is president of Marty Klein Enterprises. The senior entertainment industry executive has a resume that includes more than 20 years with the William Morris Agency in the roles of senior agent/manager and VP.

Harvey Schulweis (’61, MBA ’69) has been named a Trustee of the Baruch College Fund. He is the co-founder and managing director at Niantic Partners LLC.

Lewis Altfest (’62) is CEO and principal advisor of NYC-based Altfest Personal Wealth Management, which he founded in 1983. He and his wife Karen, who heads up client relations in the firm, were honored in 2013 by Financial Planning magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Influencer Award as advisors who have pushed the profession to new heights.

Screen Shot 2015-06-01 at 10.23.37 AMWith its article “Mitchell & Titus Marks 40th Anniversary in Bringing Diversity to the Accounting Profession,” Accounting Today (Mar. 2, 2015 edition) celebrated the minority-owned firm’s four decades plus of prominence. Co-founder Bert Mitchell (’63, MBA ’68, LLD [Hon.] ’88), one of the most influential accountants in the U.S., is a Trustee Emeritus of The Baruch College Fund.


Dyadic International appointed Jack Kaye (’67) to its board of directors in March. A seasoned financial executive with over 40 years of diversified experience, Kaye is the chairman of the Audit Committee of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.



Ivan Berkowitz (MBA ’70) has joined the Board of Directors of UBL Interactive, Inc. A corporate executive and advisor with 40 years of experience in the financial and real estate industries, he co-founded and serves as the chairman of Great Court Capital, a global structured finance and traditional merchant banking firm based in New York City.

Screen Shot 2015-06-01 at 10.27.17 AMDavid Krell (MBA ’71), chairman of ISE and a member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Borse AG, has been inducted into the Futures Industry Association Hall of Fame at its yearly Boca Raton, Fla., derivatives conference. This honor recognizes a lifetime of outstanding contributions to the futures and options community.


Attorney Thomas F. Liotti (MPA ’72), has served six terms as village justice in Westbury, L.I. He is also an adjunct professor in the Paralegal Studies program at Nassau Community College.

Joseph S. Conti (MBA ’73), member of the board of United Community Ministries in Alexandria, Va., since 2012, was recently named board treasurer. He retired from Bankers Trust Company in 1992 as a senior VP with 23 years of service.

Howard Rosenbloom (MBA ’73) opened Howard Rosenbloom, CPA & Co., P.A., in Miami. The firm specializes in accounting and taxes for businesses, individuals, and startups. Previously he was president of Shubitz Rosenbloom & Co., P.A.

Mildred García (’74), president of California State University, Fullerton, was honored on Apr. 27 with a Trailblazer Award from Leadership California. García, the first Latina president in the Cal State system, has served on the advisory commission of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics since 2011.

Michael House (MBA ’74) received a Special Lifetime Achievement Award from the Chicago Defender. House was previously president and publisher of the 110-year-old Defender, which during his tenure was named the “Best Black Newspaper in America” by the National Newspaper Association. Currently he is director, business development/marketing, for Allpoints Security and Detective, Inc., in Chicago.

Sue and Steve 001bStephen Wain (’76), President of Calder Associates, Inc., a middle-market M&A advisory based in Tinton Falls, N.J., was elected Chairman of the Board for the International Business Brokers Association, the world’s largest professional association for business brokers and mid-market M&A intermediary professionals. He also serves on the board of The M&A Source, a professional association dedicated to lower middle-market M&A transactions, and of other private companies.

Thomas F. Fox (MBA ’77) is the owner/principal of Southold Maritime Services Corp., which provides consulting services over a broad range of maritime and related issues. In 2010 the company provided consulting services related to the Deepwater Horizon incident for a major oil spill response organization.

Alfredo Garcia (’77), a longtime amateur pianist, was named the winner of the highly competitive Van Cliburn Amateur Video Contest, thus gaining entry into the 2016 International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs. He is a first VP/senior financial consultant at Merrill Lynch.

Robert Cantwell (’79) was named president and CEO of B&G Foods Inc. Formerly the CFO, Cantwell has been with the company for more than 30 years.

Kenneth De Berry (’79), president of Concord Specialty Risk, has been named in Insurance Business America magazine’s Hot 100 list for 2015, one of the insurance industry’s highest distinctions. The annual list recognizes 100 people who have had an impact on the insurance industry over the past year.