St. John’s University recently added four new members to its Board of
Governors, all of who are alumni. The new members include
Maureen C. Depp ’76CBA, Frank L. Kurre ’84CBA, James J. Shannon
’87CBA and Tarik S. Turner ‘98C.
The Board of Governors is a select group that advises the Board of
Trustees and the University President on strategic issues related
to St. John’s.
Maureen C. Depp earned her B.S. in Business Administration from St.
John’s University’s College of Business Administration in 1976, and
later earned an M.B.A. from the University of Rhode Island.
Currently Vice President and Co-Director of Equity Research at
Loomis Sayles & Company LP, a post she has held since July 2005
Depp has co-managed the Loomis Sayles Research Fund and co-led the
equity research analyst teams that provide investment ideas and buy
and sell recommendations for the fund. She previously served as
Assistant Director and then Managing Director of Research at State
Street Research & Management Company.
Frank L. Kurre received his B.S. in Accounting from St. John’s
University’s College of Business Administration in 1984. He is
currently National Managing Partner – Not-for-Profit and Higher
Education Practices at Grant Thornton LLP, where he is responsible
for all services performed by the firm for not-for-profit clients
nationwide. Prior to joining Grant Thornton LLP he served as
Partner-in-Charge – Northeast Higher Education and Not-for-Profit
Practices at Arthur Andersen LLP. Kurre is a member of a number of
professional business and not-for-profit organizations and is
presently studying to become a Deacon of the Catholic Church. He
supports St. John’s through participation in The Loughlin
James J. Shannon earned his B.S. in Finance from St. John’s
University’s College of Business Administration in1987 and
presently serves as Principal, Director of Trading at Indus Capital
Partners, LLC, an employee-owned investment firm specializing in
public and private equity in the Asia Pacific region, Japan and
Europe. As head of Indus’ global trading team, he is responsible
for all equity, currency, futures and derivative trading. Prior to
his current position he acquired extensive trading experience
within the global equity and derivatives markets at firms such as
Soros Fund Management, GE Investments and Chase. He began his
career at Wagner Stott Clearing Corporation, working within their
Trade Clearing and Customer Operations area.
Tarik S. Turner graduated in 1998 from St. John’s College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences with a B.A. in History. While at St.
John’s Turner was a member of the men’s basketball team and
currently brings his playing experience to bear as the St. John’s
Basketball Analyst on SportsNet New York (SNY), a New York
City-based regional cable television network featuring BIG EAST
Conference basketball games, and on Bloomberg Radio, an AM station
also located in New York. He supports the University as a member of
The Loughlin Society.
We congratulate our new Board members and wish them well as they
use their time and talents to serve St. John’s.