News from Anthony Knerr & Associates

By Anthony Knerr & Associates

New Colleagues

We are delighted with the appointment of three new colleagues:

Emily Menlo Marks has a wide variety of managerial and programmatic experience in the nonprofit sector. She revitalized United Neighborhood Houses of New York, the federation of settlement houses in New York City, during her almost 15 years as Executive Director. She was previously Deputy Executive Director and Acting Executive Director of the National Service Corporation for the City of New York. She was also Associate Director and Director of Special Projects at the Vera Institute of Social Justice. Earlier she worked in the public sector as Assistant Administrator of the New York City Environmental Protection Administration. She has served on a number of nonprofit boards, including two terms as President of The Parks Council, where she was a Board member for 30 years, and two terms as President of the International Federation of Settlements and Community Centers where she still is a Trustee. She has written and spoken widely on social policy and community issues and has been honored by numerous organizations. She received her B.A. from Smith College, her M.S. from Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a Certificate from Columbia School of Social Work.

Jeremy S. Taylor has broad executive and managerial experience in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. He was most recently a Director at Standard & Poor’s. He was previously Executive Vice President and a founding investor of Portfolio Management Data, LLC. For the preceding twelve years he was President of Jeremy Taylor and Associates, a firm specializing in executive search and counseling and strategic formulation in international corporate finance and investment. Earlier he was Vice President of M.A. Management Associates and an officer in Chase Manhattan Bank’s strategic planning and corporate finance groups as well as Citibank’s private banking and investment group. He has served on numerous nonprofit boards, including Lexington School/Center for the Deaf, Books for Kids Foundation and the Fletcher Club of New York. He has written on multilateral diplomacy and the global economy. He received his B.A. from Moravian College and his M.A. in law and diplomacy from The Fletcher School of Tufts University

Helen L. Gilbert received her B.A. cum laude from Harvard University in June 2002. While at Harvard, she served as Co-President of Harvard Model Congress. She also helped launch a weekly teaching program coordinated with Boston and Cambridge public schools and developed curricula for programs in Boston, San Francisco and Paris. Additionally, she served as a tutor for Get Ready! and as a board member of Tempus, a biannual publication of undergraduate historical writings.

New Web Site

Our new Web site——provides background information on the firm, gives a overview of how we work and what we think about, lists selected assignments, provides case studies of five major assignments and includes Strategy Matters™.

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