Allie Hanley named to The King’s College Board of Trustees
NEW YORK, April 17, 2009—The King’s College is proud to announce the appointment of Mrs. W. Lee Hanley to the Board of Trustees effective November 14, 2008.
Hanley graduated from Skidmore College with a bachelor’s degree in math and economics. In 1973, New York Securities Company, Inc. named her the first female vice president, and she became head of the Mergers and Acquisitions Department. She currently manages investments for HCR, Inc.
Over the years, Hanley has served on numerous boards. She served on the Board of Trustees for her alma mater from 1983-1987, as well as the board of Greenwich Academy from 1987-1993, an all girls day school in Connecticut.
Hanley has also been active in many civic and cultural organizations. From 1982-1992, she served on the Board of Trustees for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. In 1985 she was one of the first women elected to the Board of Trustees for the Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich, Conn. She was one of the founding board members of the Family Institute of Connecticut in 1991. For over thirty years she has been a member of the Women’s Board of the Boys’ Club of New York and has run numerous benefits for the Boys’ Club of New York and other charities.
In the 70s and 80s, Hanley was an important part of Ronald Reagan’s campaigns in Connecticut. From 1979-1980 she was co-chairman of finance for the state and held that same position during the 1984 reelection campaign. She was also a Connecticut delegate during the 1984 Republican convention in Dallas, TX.
Allie and her husband Lee, also a King’s College trustee, have five daughters and 10 grandchildren. They reside in Palm Beach, Florida.
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