Susan Levine '78

Levine, of San Francisco, is a managing director at Ramius LLC, a New York City-based investment-management company. This is the most recent of several marketing and investment positions since she began a career in finance in 1984 with Lehman Brothers. In 1993, she joined the Clinton administration for a two-year term as deputy assistant secretary for international development, debt, and environmental policy for the U.S. Treasury Department, and a two-year term as senior vice president at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. Her civic responsibilities include chair of the development committee of the board of directors of the Center for Global Development, member of the Council on Foreign Relations, former chair of the board of the International Center for Research on Women, and former commissioner on the President's Committee on White House Fellowships.

Levine earned a B.A. with distinction in political science from Swarthmore, then an MBA in finance from Columbia University in 1983. She joined the Board inĀ  2005. Levine is married to Jim Lauer.