Wilkes University Welcomes New Members to the Board of Trustees

by Kelly Clisham
campus photo featuring the library and greenway

Wilkes University recently welcomed four new members to the Board of Trustees, which oversees and evaluates the University’s operations including fiscal affairs and academic program quality.

Ali Qureshi ’96

Ali Qureshi

Ali Qureshi graduated from Wilkes University in 1996 with a bachelor of science degree in environmental engineering. He is the chief operating officer (COO) of  NuAxis Innovations in Vienna, Virginia. In his position, he is responsible for operations to support the execution for enabling high-quality customer service, delivery, happiness of team members and organic business development. Qureshi has over two decades of experience assisting commercial and federal government clients in meeting their technology services needs through innovative solutions.

Anthony Fanucci ’18

Anthony Fanucci

Anthony Fanucci graduated with his doctor of pharmacy degree from Wilkes University in 2018 and received his juris doctor degree from Penn State Dickinson Law in 2021. Fanucci is an associate in Alston & Bird’s Healthcare FDA Group and a member of the Food, Drug & Device/FDA Team. He leverages his dual degrees to advise pharmaceutical and medical device companies on complex FDA rules and regulations. During his time at Wilkes, Fanucci served as student body president and as an active leader for Wilkes Adventure Education (WAE).

Fred Herrmann ’79

Fred Herrmann

Fred Herrmann graduated with a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Wilkes University and a master’s degree from Seton Hall University. He recently retired from the New York State Teachers Retirement System (NYSTRS). Hermann previously served as managing director and co-head of BlackRock’s active Quantitative Equity team and managing director, portfolio manager and co-head of the Quantitative Equities Group at Weiss, Peck & Greer. He has been a non-trustee member of the Wilkes Investment Advisory Committee since 2017.

Michael Noone ’97

Michael Noone

Michael Noone graduated from Wilkes University in 1997 with a bachelor of science degree in communication studies/political science. He received his doctor of laws degree from Villanova University School of Law in 2000. Noone is a partner in the law firm of Noone and Borger, LLC, in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He serves as the Alumni Board representative to the Board of Trustees and has served as president of the Alumni Association Board of Directors since June 2023.

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