Medaille Names Two New Members to Board of Trustees

by Kara Kane on December 19, 2007

Medaille College has announced that Stuart H. Angert and Heidi Raphael have been named to the college’s board of trustees. Angert, the founder and retired chief executive officer of Remarketing Services of America, Inc., previously served on the college’s board of trustees from 2001-2004. Raphael, director of corporate communication for Greater Media, graduated from Medaille in 1985 and served as the commencement speaker at the college’s undergraduate ceremony last May.

Stuart Angert

Mr. Angert is the co-founder and former president and chief executive officer, Remarketing Services of America, Inc. (RSA). Prior to the formation of RSA, he served as vice president, marketing, Marine Midland Bank (HSBC), and president, Angert Auto Parts, Inc.

Mr. Angert currently serves as a board of trustee member of Nichols School, Paul Smith’s College and the The Adirondack Park Institute. He also serves as a board of director for Leadership Buffalo, Hauptman-Woodward Foundation, KeyBank Advisory Board and Meszaros International Center for Entrepreneurship, as well as a commissioner, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Saratoga-Capital District.

Mr. Angert holds a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University and an Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business.

Heidi RaphaelHeidi Raphael serves as the director of corporate communication of Boston, Massachusetts-based Greater Media, Inc., a privately-held broadcasting company with 20 AM and FM radio stations located in Boston, Detroit, Philadelphia and New Jersey; a modern printing plant and a group of weekly newspapers in central New Jersey; and several telecommunications towers throughout the United States.

In her role, she is responsible for overseeing the company’s corporate public relations and marketing efforts.

The Cheektowaga, New York native was recognized among the “50 Most Influential Women in Radio” by Radio Ink Magazine in 2006 and 2007.

Ms. Raphael currently serves as chairperson of the Mentoring & Inspiring Women (MIW) National Mentoring Program, which promotes the advancement of women to senior management positions in the broadcasting industry. In addition, she is a past chapter vice president and current member of American Women in Radio & Television (AWRT) and the Broadcast Education Association (BEA).

Ms. Raphael received her Master of Arts in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Medaille College in Buffalo, New York.

In September 2007, Raphael was on hand at the Medaille College Honors Convocation to award the first ever Heidi A. Raphael Scholarship Award to Medaille junior, Brittany Burchett.

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