7 Business Leaders Join Grove City College Board

GROVE CITY, Pa. – The Grove City College Board of Trustees will welcome seven new members in July. The group comprised of executives and community leaders was nominated by the board’s governance committee and approved by the board on May 17.

The board is led by chair Edward D. Breen, a 1978 graduate and executive chairman of DuPont.
The new trustees and the year they graduated from Grove City College are:

William W. Smith (1969) is chairman, president and CEO of Smith Micro Software, leading the company since its inception in 1982. Grove City College presented Smith with a Jack Kennedy Memorial Alumni Achievement Award in 2008 and will rename its science and technology building, currently being renovated, in his honor.

Janice Barbour Brenner (2005) is senior vice president for finance and investor relations for Equitrans Midstream Corp. in Pittsburgh. A College Alumni Council member from 2016 to 2022, she earned her MBA at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business.

Shawn P. Hanlon (1991) is a partner, wealth management tax services, with PwC US, after serving with the company for 27 years. He holds a master’s in taxation from Robert Morris University, is a CPA in pennsylvania, and is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He previously served on the College’s Alumni Council.

Andrew P. McIndoe (2010) is founder and CEO of Invictus Strategies in Washington, D.C. He is a former executive at the Heritage Foundation, serving as both the vice president of development and director of donor relations. He earned an MBA at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. He also previously served on the Alumni Council.

Elizabeth Snyder (1998) has been a licensed attorney for 21 years. She previously worked with Snyder Associated Companies in Kittanning, Pa., a multi-generational holding company for subsidiaries that include mining and real estate. Snyder earned her Juris Doctor at the University of Pittsburgh.

Paul Passaro is a partner with Brown-Locy Advisors. He began his career on Wall Street at the bond firm of Roosevelt & Cross, Inc., and subsequently served as the chief financial officer or chief operating officer of several enterprises. Passaro is a graduate of Williams College with an MBA from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Evan M. Addams (2010) is beginning his term as an alumni trustee from the Alumni Association. He founded and is principal of The Gather Company in Pittsburgh, after working in information technology as senior vice president of Olive. He also is a co-founder of Sewickley’s Arise Classical Academy and was on the team that started reservation service NoWait, which sold to Yelp in a multi-million dollar deal in 2017.

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