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Odyssey House Adds Four to Board

Odyssey House and Odyssey Foundation have added four new members to their Boards of Trustees: Kimberly Hardy, Konstantin Richter, George Suttles, and Edward Watson.

“Board members are an invaluable source of support for the men, women, and children who rely on our programs to save their lives,” said Odyssey House President and CEO Dr. Peter Provet. “We are pleased to welcome new members from a wide range of professional backgrounds, including legal, government, new technology, and finance, who share our deep commitment to helping vulnerable New Yorkers.”

Kimberly D. Hardy is a Managing Director at Thacher Associates, Inc., where she specializes in developing and reviewing compliance programs for public and private entities. Prior to joining Thacher in 2014, Ms. Hardy served as Special Counsel for Regulatory Compliance and Deputy Commissioner at the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), the nation’s largest municipal housing agency.

Konstantin Richter is a partner at Santiago Advisory, a financial and strategy consulting boutique. He is an expert in advising technology companies in remnant asset monetization, in unearthing new means to conceptualize life-time-value and unit costs, and in the creation of marketplaces.

George Suttles is a Senior Philanthropic Relationship Manager in the Philanthropic Solutions division of U.S. Trust, where he manages private family foundations and charitable trusts and makes grants in the areas of education, health care, medical research and social services. He advises clients in grant-making mission and strategy, governance, and nonprofit best practices.

Edward Watson, Capco Partner and Adjunct Professor at NYU, is a seasoned financial services executive who has held numerous executive level positions in the United States and Europe. He has managed multiple disciplines and held positions including CFO, Treasurer, Head of Operations, Technology and General Services at companies like Fannie Mae, Citigroup, Republic NY Securities, and BNY Mellon. In 2012 Mr. Watson was named as one of Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders and recently received the 2013 Hofstra University Alumni Achievement Award.

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