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Meet the Foundation

/ Introduction /

The Board of Governors, headed by the Chairman guides the Foundation. President and CEO, Ashley Woods, is the Foundation’s Executive officer based at Peterson International Headquarters in Evanston, IL.

The governors of the Sigma Chi Foundation are a dedicated group of brothers who meet twice a year as a full board and who meet throughout the year in various committees.

The Sigma Chi Foundation Board of Governors

Forst is a retired partner and deputy general counsel at Lord Abbett. Previously, he served as managing director and chief counsel for a large international investment firm, practiced law in Washington, D.C., in private practice and worked for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He is a Significant Sig. 

Gill is President, CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Sypris Solutions, Inc. He has served as a director of Sypris and its predecessor since 1983. He is a Significant Sig. 

Brother Caldwell is retired Executive Vice President of Avery Dennison and served in this position from 1997 until his retirement in 2001. Since his retirement, he has served on the Board of Trustees of the Avery Dennison Foundation and as Chairman of the Volunteers of American Los Angeles. He is a Significant Sig.  

Joseph is an attorney at Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt. He served the Fraternity as its 56th Grand Consul and, in 1988, helped organize Sigma Chi's Risk Management Foundation and served as its chairman for 10 years. He is an Order of Constantine Sig and Significant Sig. 

Anderson is partner at Handler Thayer LLP. He served Sigma Chi Fraternity as Executive Director and is namesake for the Character-In-Action Leadership Award. He is an Order of Constantine Sig and Significant Sig. 

Butler was a public high school science educator in Southern California for 36 years. He has been actively involved as a volunteer within Sigma Chi for 35 years and is an Order of Constantine Sig. 

A past Foundation Chairman, Durzo is an executive consultant through his company, DDG Management Advisors. He has also served as a board member for various organizations. He is a Significant Sig.

Coppersmith is Chairman and CEO of Cortland Advisors, LLC, chairman of Hollymar's Board of Directors and serves on the advisory boards of several companies. He is a Significant Sig.

Goodroe is Executive-in-Residence with the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. He retired from Procter and Gamble in 2001 as Vice President, Global Customer Marketing. He is a Significant Sig. 

Greenberg is co-founder and owner of Interior Investments, Inc. He was 68th Grand Consul and is chairman of the Sigma Chi Leadership Institute. He is an Order of Constantine Sig and Significant Sig. 

A past Foundation Chairman, Johnson is a longtime leader in the aerospace industry, presently serving as Chairman of Spirit Aerosystems. He is an Order of Constantine Sig and Significant Sig. 

Koskinen served as 48th Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service. He is past Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Freddie Mac and served as President of the U.S. Soccer Foundation. He is a Significant Sig. 

Martin is retired President and COO of Freedom Innovations. He is an Order of Constantine Sig and Significant Sig. 

Muir is co-founder and chairman of Fulcrum Equity Partners and its predecessor firm Fulcrum Ventures. He is also a co-founder  of Chatham Capital. He is an Order of Constantine Sig and Significant Sig. 

Pasquantino is Acting Deputy Controller and Deputy Associate Director within the White House Office of Management and Budget, where he has served under three Presidents. He is a Significant Sig. 

A past Foundation chairman, Peterson is retired chairman of City Securities Corporation. He has served on the Foundation's board since 1987. He is an Order of Constantine Sig and Significant Sig. 

Stamp is retired Vice President of Corporate Strategy for Deere & Company (John Deere). He is a co-founder of InterAg Technologies and works with several D.C.-based organizations. He is a Significant Sig. 

Ursillo is managing partner of Ursillo, Teitz & Ritch, where he specializes in municipal and business law. He served Sigma Chi as its 69th Grand Consul and is an Order of Constantine Sig and Significant Sig. 

Walsh is President and CEO of Acute Care Consultants and President and Managing Director of Physicians Link Centers. He is a retired U.S. Navy captain and a Significant Sig. 

Walters is managing director and financial advisor for BB&T Scott & Stringfellow. He is an active civic volunteer in the Roanoke, Va. area and also serves Sigma Chi in a variety of volunteer capacities.