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Three Top Executives Join Advisory Board of the School of Business in Brooklyn


Helen Saffran,Associate Director of Public Relations
Brooklyn Campus,
Long Island University
(718) 488-1419

Brooklyn, N.Y. –The School of Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus has added three new prominent executives to its Advisory Board.

Joining the Board are Carl Hum, Esq., president and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce; Julian Johnson, senior vice president of Sponsors for Educational Opportunity; and Alister A. Murray, Sr., vice president, Global Information Technology Division, The Bank of New York Mellon.

“It is an honor to welcome Carl Hum, Julian Johnson and Alister A. Murray to our Business Advisory Board,” said School of Business Dean Mohammed Ghriga. “The achievement and know-how of these top executives will contribute to the Board’s strength and the success of our students.”

Carl Hum was named president and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce in 2007. Prior to this, in 2005 New York City Mayor Bloomberg appointed Hum to be the first director of the Mayor’s Office in Industrial and Manufacturing Businesses. Under his leadership, the Office created 16 Industrial Business Zones across the city.

Julian Johnson has more than 25 years of experience in the non-profit sector, having held senior development and executive positions at a number of prominent organizations. At Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, he oversees the SEO Scholars Program, a pioneering and successful program to close the academic achievement gap for urban public high school students.

Alister Murray is manager of a Systems and Infrastructure Planning team with The Bank of New York Mellon. A 1996 Brooklyn Campus business alumnus, he completed his bachelor’s degree at the Campus with a double major in Integrated Information Systems and Finance. An active alumni/mentor, Murray enjoys providing Long Island University students with career guidance.

The School of Business at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including master’s degrees in business administration and public administration.
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Posted 10/26/2010

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