SCO Family of Services Elects Lee Vance to Board of Directors

(October 28, 2014 – Glen Cove, NY)  SCO Family of Services, one of the oldest and largest human service nonprofits in New York, has named Lee Vance, a retired general partner at Goldman Sachs and the author of two financial thrillers, to the SCO Family of Services Board of Directors. Mr. Vance will assume his position on the Board immediately.

“As chair of the SCO Board of Directors, I am very pleased and proud to have Lee join our Board,” said SCO Board Chair Kelly L. Williams. “He brings financial and management expertise to our organization, along with compassion for the vulnerable New Yorkers we serve. His experience will help tremendously as we work to ensure SCO’s continued success as a leader in the nonprofit sector.”

“I am happy to welcome Lee Vance to our hardworking Board,” said SCO Interim Executive Director Doug O’Dell. “We look forward to working with Lee to further our commitment to achieving life-changing results for the children, youth, families and adults we serve.”

Mr. Vance retired from Goldman Sachs in 2000 after 20 years with the firm, during which time he managed derivative trading in Foreign Exchange, Equity, Commodity and Fixed Income markets.  He is the author of Restitution (Knopf, 2007) and The Garden of Betrayal (Knopf, 2010) and is currently working on two plays:  Bright Lines and The Peaceable Kingdom. Mr. Vance is a graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Business School. His wife, Cynthia King Vance, formerly served as a member and as Chair of the SCO Board until 2013.

SCO’s programs in New York City and on Long Island help 60,000 vulnerable New Yorkers each year to build a strong foundation for the future. We get young children off to a good start, launch youth into adulthood, stabilize and strengthen families, and unlock potential for children and adults with special needs.  To learn more about SCO Family of Services, please visit www.sco.org.

 

For more information, please contact:
Sharman Stein, Communications Director, SCO Family of Services
sstein@sco.org
718.797.3068, ext. 316

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