Lehman College provides affordable education of the highest quality that fosters life-changing social and economic mobility. As the philanthropic partner of Lehman College, the Herbert H. Lehman College Foundation seeks to inspire generosity, raise and invest funds from the private sector, and obtain new and renewed sources of funding to enhance learning and personal development in Lehman College students. The Foundation offers guidance and support to the College in stewardship of gifts to make Lehman College a magnet for students and faculty alike, so students are well prepared to capitalize on opportunity

Board of Directors


  • Chair: William Lehman Lash, Auctioneer and Entrepreneur
  • Treasurer/Secretary: Byron L. Knief


  • Elias Alcantara, Senior Vice President, Macquarie Asset Management, Corporate Affairs, Americas, Macquarie Group
  • H.E. Dr. Paul V. Beresford-Hill, CBE, Ambassador to the Sovereign Order of Malta to the United Nations
  • Ira Bloom, Professor, Lehman College
  • Fernando Delgado, President, Lehman College
  • James Hudgins
  • Beth Lief, Retired Executive Director, The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation
  • Dr. Herminio Martinez, Executive Director, Bronx Institute
  • Larry McCaffrey, Founder, UniRail LLC
  • Tyi McCray (on leave)
  • Rene Rotolo, Vice President, Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Lehman College
  • Maria Rivero Gonzalez, CEO, RGNY
  • Robert Sancho, Vice President, Development & External Affairs, BronxCare Health Systems
  • Esdras Tulier, Esq., Retired Attorney, Lehman College

Executive Director

  • Susan E. Ebersole, Vice President, Institutional Advancement, Lehman College

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