Connell Foley is pleased to announce that Elnardo J. Webster II, partner, has been elected a member of Saint Peter's University Board of Trustees for an initial three-year term, effective July 1.
"I am grateful for the opportunity to make a meaningful impact and drive the mission of Saint Peter's University," said Webster. "It's an honor to serve in this capacity and continue to impact the academic community, and this esteemed institution my father was so committed to." Webster's father, the late Elnardo J. Webster, Ed.D., was an alumnus of Saint Peter's, earning his B.S. and M.A. from the school.
Webster focuses his practice in the areas of real estate, regulatory matters, and government affairs. Past clients include the Department of Health, the Casino Control Commission, and the Army Corp of Engineers. Jesuit educated at Saint Peter's Prep, Webster earned his B.A., M.B.A., and J.D. from Rutgers University and has served on numerous boards, including Rutgers Board of Overseers, Independent College Fund of New Jersey, Team Walker, Saint Peter's Prep, Cross Roads Theater, and Cathedral Healthcare System. He is also the co-founder of Sports Futures, a nonprofit organization benefiting inner-city youth.
Four other new members were elected to the Board: Marilda L. Gándara, Esq. '72, former president of the Aetna Foundation, Inc.; Thomas M. Luddy '74, former C.I.O. of J.P. Morgan Asset Management; Rev. James J. Miracky, S.J., former provincial assistant for higher education for the U.S.A. East Province of the Jesuits; and La Toro Yates, Ph.D. '94, '98, vice president of student development and enrollment management at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College.