Koffman Board of Directors

Betsy Koffman

Koffman worked for a real estate development company in San Francisco for many years before moving back to the East Coast. She then worked for a sportswear company selling high-end goods to the resort market. For more than 20 years, she has been an entrepreneur, early-stage private investor, angel investor and real estate developer.
Koffman is an active community volunteer and philanthropist. She is an advisor to the Lesbian and Gay Family Building Project. She also donates her time to the Binghamton Local Development Corp. She received her doctorate in 2008 from the California Institute of Integral Studies.

Harvey Stenger

Stenger has been president of Binghamton University since November 2011. He previously served as interim provost at the University at Buffalo, where he had been dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences since 2006.Before joining the administration at UB, Stenger was a professor at Lehigh University’s College of Engineering and Applied Science, where he also served as dean for six years and served terms as co-chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering and director of the Environmental Studies Center. He earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Cornell University and his doctorate in the same discipline from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Howard Unger

Unger is the founding partner of Saw Mill Capital LLC, a private equity firm that acquires manufacturing and service companies. Before founding Saw Mill in 1997, Unger was a founding partner of Chase Capital, Chase Manhattan Bank’s private equity investing group. Prior to forming Chase Capital, Unger was a managing director in Chase’s Merchant Banking Group. His professional career began in 1983 with the Leveraged Capital Group of Citibank, providing debt financing for leveraged transactions. Unger is a presidentially-appointed Council Member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and a member of the Museum’s Committee on Conscience. His degrees from Binghamton University include a Bachelor of Science in accounting and an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters. He also earned an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Jim Orband

James W. Orband is Hinman, Howard & Kattell’s Managing Partner. He maintains an active legal practice focusing on financial institutions, construction law, and mergers and acquisitions, with participation in other areas of business law. Jim represents companies in a variety of industries, including insurance, manufacturing , construction, and financial services. His corporate practice encompasses a wide variety of corporate matters for both public and private companies, with a focus on merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures and strategic collaborations, other complex commercial agreements, corporate law and governance counseling.

Kevin Drumm

Drumm became the seventh president of SUNY Broome Community College in February 2010. He has made outreach both in local high schools and in the community a campus-wide priority. This effort has resulted in SUNY Broome having a greater presence in the area by quadrupling the number of high school partners in the region. Dr. Drumm also serves on many local boards including the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce and he is Co-Chair of the Governor’s Southern Tier Economic Development Council.
He has taught throughout his career and is also a graduate of the first American Association of Community Colleges Leadership Institute. He was educated at Berkshire Community College in Pittsfield, MA, transferring to Boston University for both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, later completing his Ph.D. in Organizational Studies and Higher Education at New York University.

Mary Beth Curtin

Mary Beth Curtin served as Assistant Vice President of Strategic Research Initiatives for the Division of Research at Binghamton University. Mary Beth has a Certificate in Government Acquisition and Contracting, a MAT in Teaching, a MA in Biological Sciences, and a BA in Biological Sciences, all from Binghamton University. She served as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Binghamton Center for Emerging Technologies and is on the Board of Directors of the Binghamton University Alumni Association. She is also active in the National Council of University Research Administrators and Binghamton University’s University Women.