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Board Member

Phone: (617) ***-****x***  HQ Phone
The Steppingstone Foundation
155 Federal Street Suite 800
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
United States

Company Description: At Steppingstone, we are focused, hire the best people, set demanding goals, and judge ourselves (and seek to be judged by others) by the results we achieve. The...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Co-Chairman
    Campaign Steering Committee
  • Co-Chairman
    Philadelphia Zoo
  • Assistant Vice President
    Manufacturers Hanover Bank
  • Executive Positions
    Manufacturers Hanover Bank
  • Vice President for Strategic Planning
    Security Pacific

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • B.A.
    Colgate University
  • M.B.A.
    Harvard University
17 Total References
Web References
Steppingstone Scholars, Inc. -- Philadelphia
steppingstonescholars.org, 26 May 2013 [cached]
Gretchen Burke, Vice Chair
Philadelphia Zoo - Leadership
www.philadelphiazoo.org, 20 June 2012 [cached]
Gretchen H. Burke and S. Matthews V. Hamilton Jr.
Campaign Steering Committee
Design Committee
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Gretchen H. Burke - co-chairman
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Gretchen H. Burke
Philadelphia Zoo - Board & Officers
www.philadelphiazoo.org, 20 June 2012 [cached]
Gretchen Burke
The Future of Episcopal Academy: Ever Episcopal
www.EpiscopalAcademy.org, 25 May 2010 [cached]
Gretchen Burke
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Gretchen Burke Chairman of the Episcopal Academy Board of Trustees, and current Episcopal parent.
Gretchen Burke is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Episcopal Academy and has served on the Board in various capacities including Chair of the Development Committee. She received her M.B.A. from Harvard University and her B.A. from Colgate University and has held executive positions as a Vice President for Strategic Planning at Security Pacific and as an Assistant Vice President at Manufacturers Hanover Bank. In addition, she serves on the Development and Finance Committees of The Steppingstone Foundation and is a member of the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Associates. She is Chair of the Investment Committee at the Philadelphia Zoo, where she is also a board member.
The Episcopal Academy -- EA News
www.ea1785.org, 4 Mar 2006 [cached]
Gretchen Burke named EA's 27th Board Chair
To view a message from Gretchen Burke to the EA Community, click here (PDF file).
The Episcopal Academy began the 2005-2006 school year with a new Board of Trustees Chairman, Mrs. Gretchen Burke.Burke replaces Rush T. Haines ('61), who served as chairman for the past six years.
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Episcopal's 27th board chair, Burke received her M.B.A. from Harvard University and her B.A. from Colgate University.She has held executive positions as a Vice President for Strategic Planning at Security Pacific and Assistant Vice President at Manufacturers Hanover Bank.
Burke's appointment breaks new ground for the school.Although 49 women have served as members of the Episcopal Academy board, Burke is the first woman elected as chairman.
Burke will work with Head of School Ham Clark to oversee the school's move to Newtown Square and the capital campaign that will provide a portion of the necessary funding.
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Gretchen was clearly the best person for the job.
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"Gretchen Burke has the skills, the interests and the commitment to Episcopal that is needed at this critical time in the school's history.
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Burke has served on the Episcopal Academy Board for over four years and has also chaired the Development Committee.In addition, she serves on the Development and Finance Committees for The Steppingstone Foundation and is a member of the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Associates.Burke is chair of the Investment Committee at the Philadelphia Zoo, where she is also a board member.The Burke family's five children attend the Episcopal Academy.
"I am honored to follow in the great tradition of Episcopal Academy alumni and parent board chairs, especially during this momentous time in the school's history," said Burke.
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