West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has appointed Ginny T. Lee to the Marshall College Board of Governors.
Lee, who most just lately was president and chief working officer of the globally acknowledged, on-line training hub Khan Academy, will serve out the unexpired time period of Sandra Thomas who stepped down from the board earlier this month.
Primarily based in Palo Alto, California, Lee is an lively board member with organizations together with Oportun Monetary Company, LaserShip, and Guideline, all of that are technology-driven operations within the banking, logistics and private finance sectors.
“I’m so honored to have this chance to assist Marshall College navigate the altering greater training panorama and scale its influence. As a primary technology and underserved pupil myself, I’m dwelling proof of how a high quality training can really make a distinction in individuals’s lives,” Lee stated.
Board of Governors Chairman Patrick Farrell stated, “Ginny Lee’s expertise on the earth of digital finance and on-line training offers our board a special perspective because the college adapts to the evolving world of upper ed. Her perception into taking instructional merchandise to the plenty by her management on the Khan Academy can’t be underestimated.”
Marshall College President Brad D. Smith congratulated Lee on her choice and welcomed her to the board.
“Ginny’s repute of integrity-driven transformative management is nicely documented and revered all through the nation. She will likely be an incredible asset to Marshall, and I’m thrilled she has agreed to assist information our establishment to the following stage.”
Lee has labored at Prudential Bache Capital Funding, PepsiCo, and CSC Index. She additionally spent almost two a long time at Intuit in senior operational and technical roles.
Lee obtained her M.B.A. from Stanford College Graduate Faculty of Enterprise and accomplished her undergraduate work in enterprise economics and organizational conduct and administration from Brown College.
She is predicted to be sworn in on the subsequent board assembly scheduled for October 19.