John F. Ghingo (Advisory Board Chair) (MBA '00) was named president of Applegate, the nation’s leading natural and organic meat brand in 2018. He is responsible for driving forward the company’s mission: Changing The Meat We Eat. He leads a senior team that touches all aspects of the Applegate business from farm to fork. Prior to Applegate, Ghingo led the Silk and So Delicious Dairy Free brands for The Whitewave Company as president of plant-based food and beverages. He was charged with developing and implementing a broader, innovative strategic growth plan for the highly competitive plant-based foods market. Before WhiteWave, Ghingo spent 17 years at Mondelēz International where he held several marketing leadership positions. He managed several billion-dollar brands including Oreo, Cadbury and Trident. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame and earned his MBA from the Stern School of Business at NYU. Ghingo is on the national board of After-School All-Stars.
Jeffrey S. Gould (CAS '79) graduated from the NYU College of Arts & Sciences in 1979 at age 19. After obtaining his Juris Doctorate, he joined his family business, Gould Publications/GouldLaw, founded by his parents, Norman (1927-2018) and Jeanette. That business was sold to Lexis/Nexis in 2004. As President of Gould Training Center, he continues to serve the law enforcement community. Gould also serves as the Founder and President of Portable, Inc; a company that up cycles shipping containers into affordable housing. Gould serves on several philanthropic boards and with his family, has established many College Academic Scholarships. Gould is a member of the NYUAA Board, the NYU CAS Dean’s Advisory Board, the NYU College of Global Public Health Board and is a Trustee on the NYU Board of Trustees. In 2010, Jeffrey and his wife, Lenore, established the The 3E Fund to support Education, Expression, & the Environment.