At long last, Pingry honored the Class of 2020—on campus, in-person—during the School's 159th Commencement Exercises.
Margaret Santana P '22, '24 and Kevin Schmidt '98 join the Board of Trustees as they take over leadership of The Pingry School Parents' Association (PSPA) and Pingry Alumni Association (PAA), respectively.
Margaret Santana P '22, '24, PSPA President for the 2020-21 school year, has been active with the PSPA since joining the Pingry community nine years ago. She has served on the Executive Board in various roles, including Lower School Representative, Middle School Representative, and Communications Vice President. She previously served as First Vice President. A homemaker with a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from Amherst College, Mrs. Santana previously worked in marketing and business development at American Express and is an avid volunteer, currently on the Board of Trustees for Meeting Essential Needs with Dignity (MEND), a hunger relief organization. She has also had various board positions with the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills. Mrs. Santana is married to Christopher Santana.
Kevin Schmidt '98, PAA President, has been involved with the PAA for the past 12 years and previously held the position of Chair of the Athletics Hall of Fame Committee from 2010-2019. He is an Institutional Investment Consultant with RVK, Inc. where he works with corporate and public pension plans, endowments, foundations, and insurance plans. Prior to RVK, Mr. Schmidt worked as an Analyst and Portfolio Specialist at Invesco on their Quantitative Equity team and as a Client Portfolio Manager at OppenheimerFunds on their Emerging Markets and International Small Cap Equity teams. Mr. Schmidt received a B.S. in Economics from the University of Maryland and an M.B.A. in Finance from Fordham University. He has served on the Somerset Hills Learning Institute's Finance Committee and is also involved with Fordham University's Mentoring Program. He is married to Kathy Kimber '79 and the couple has four children.
Contact: Greg Waxberg '96, Communications Writer, Editor of The Pingry Review