MEMPHIS – The Board of Trustees at Christian Brothers University welcomes three new members:
Cathy Ross is the former CFO and EVP at FedEx, now retired. Cathy has endowed a scholarship in the CBU School of Business and has freely given of her time as a volunteer mentor to CBU students. She holds a B.A. degree from CBU and an MBA in Finance from the University of Memphis. Cathy has won numerous awards including the Black Enterprise “Woman of Power Legacy Award,” the Memphis Tri-State Defender Women of Excellence Award, and the FedEx Five Star Award, FedEx's most prestigious award for service and leadership. An active community volunteer, Cathy has also served as a board member of the Women's Foundation of Greater Memphis and the Board of Directors for the Memphis Food Bank.
James Maclin Jr., is the former senior vice president and director of corporate support at MAA (MidAmerican Apartment Communities). An active community volunteer, Jim has served on various civic boards including Junior Achievement USA, Leadership Memphis, the Housing Authority of Memphis, and the University of Memphis Alumni Association. He is an alumnus of the CBU MBA program and received a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Memphis.
Greg Wanta currently serves as senior vice president of North American Container at International Paper. Greg has worked in various capacities since joining IP in 1991, including positions as mill manager at several mills; vice president of manufacturing for coated paperboard; vice president of manufacturing for printing and communications papers; vice president of food service; and vice president of central region for Container the Americas. Greg has also served on the company’s Diversity Council, the International Paper Foundation board and as Chairman for the International Paper Memphis-based United Way Campaign.
The members of the CBU Board of Trustees constitute the legal directors of the University with general responsibility for its management in keeping with its philosophy and purposes. The Board sustains the mission of the University within the traditions of the Christian Brothers, approves the budget and the educational program, confers honorary degrees, assists in fundraising, and acts as a court of final appeal.