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Alan Sheriff joins Delaware Valley College’s Board of Trustees

Feb 19, 2014

Alan Sheriff, founder and co-executive officer of Solebury Capital Group LLC, has been selected to serve on Delaware Valley College’s Board of Trustees. Sheriff brings more than 30 years of experience in senior positions on Wall Street to the Board.



“We’re pleased to welcome Mr. Sheriff to our Board of Trustees. His experience and guidance, will be invaluable as we continue putting our strategic plan into action,” said College President Dr. Joseph Brosnan. “At DelVal, we work to give students both the knowledge and experience to tackle the most important issues of our time. Mr. Sheriff is not only accomplished in the business world, he’s also highly involved in nonprofits that fit in well with what we stand for at DelVal. He gives his time to organizations that help young people live better lives both in the U.S. and around the world.”



Sheriff Founded Solebury Capital Group LLC, a boutique investment bank and the industry’s global leader focused on Equity Capital Markets as well as Investor Relations, Executive Search and Private Equity.



Sheriff is a member of Standard and Poor’s North American Indices Advisory Committee, the co-chairman of the Rosemont-Solebury Co-Invest Fund, and the chairman of the Solebury Second Career Partners. 

He is the founder and executive director of Teach2Serve, a nonprofit designed to educate and train select high school students for careers in public policy and nonprofit work.

He serves on the Board of Hydros Bottle, is a Fellow at The Wharton School of Business and served as a delegate for the U.S. State Department’s Global Entrepreneurship Program in Egypt. Sheriff is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.

Sheriff serves as a trustee at Solebury School, a private day and boarding school for grades 7-12 located in New Hope where he occasionally teaches courses on Genocide and War and Children.



He holds a B.A. in political science from The University of Rochester and a master’s degree in public policy from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He lives in Newtown, Pa., with his wife Karen and three children including Stephen, a current DelVal student majoring in counseling psychology.