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November 27, 2018

La Roche Board of Trustees Elects Three New Members

The Board of Trustees of La Roche University recently welcomed three new members.

The following individuals became members of the board in October 2018:

Dione Graswick
Ms. Graswick is the assurance leader for the PricewaterhouseCoopers practice in Pittsburgh. She has more than 24 years of experience serving publicly-held, multinational clients in the industrial and consumer products sectors. A member of the American and Pennsylvania Institute of Public Accountants, she serves on the board and audit committee of the Pittsburgh Technology Council.

Ms. Graswick is a member of the Women’s Leadership Council of the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania and also leads the Pittsburgh Office’s Women’s Inclusion Circle. She received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from La Roche University and is a Pennsylvania licensed CPA.

Mike Kenitz
Mr. Kenitz is senior vice president of Willis Group. He focuses on business management, resource deployment, and alignment of practice resources with offices, regions and countries around the world.

He is the author of two books: “The Economics of Workers’ Comp: Innovative Strategies to Control Workers’ Comp Cost by Implementing Successful Modified/Light Duty” and “Return to Work Programs and Staying Focused by Reviewing and Controlling Your Workers’ Compensation Claims.”

Mr. Kenitz graduated from La Roche University with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a minor in business. He is a keynote speaker at Workers’ Compensation seminars sponsored by various industry groups and law firms.

Craig Tillotson
Mr. Tillotson is vice chairman of Hefren-Tillotson Inc., one of Pennsylvania’s oldest and largest investment firms and one of the largest financial planning firms in the country. As a third-generation owner, he has overseen sales and marketing since 1986.

In 2010 and 2011, Mr. Tillotson was selected as a FIVE STAR Wealth Manager, a designation only awarded to wealth managers who satisfy key client criteria and who score the highest in client satisfaction.

He attended Allegheny College and graduated from the Securities Industry Institute at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. Mr. Tillotson serves on the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) District Committee and on the boards of Masterplan Incorporated, Butler Country Club, The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and The Woodlands.

He and his wife Jill, a La Roche graduate, reside in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, with four of their seven children still at home.

About La Roche University: A private liberal arts college in the North Hills of Pittsburgh, La Roche University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors, six graduate degree programs and one doctoral program, with particular strengths in education, business, criminal justice, psychology, and health and medical sciences as well as interior design and graphic design. This residential college provides a vibrant campus community for more than 1,400 men and women enjoying 30-plus student organizations and an exciting NCAA Div. III athletics program. Founded by the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963, La Roche University embraces its Catholic heritage while welcoming people of all faiths and backgrounds. With a legacy of social justice and a commitment to international exchange, La Roche University educates students to be lifelong learners and achievers in an increasingly diverse and global society.