UC Foundation Board of Trustees elects five new members

New members give back to UC and UC Health

The University of Cincinnati Foundation Board of Trustees has elected five new trustees to its 55-member board: James P. Boyce; Thomas B. Carleton, A&S ’91; Barbara S. Fant, PharmD ’85; Anil D. Hinduja, MBA ’86; and Amanda L. Wait, Bus ’00. 

“We are fortunate that these talented and generous individuals, each who have their individual connection to our university community, have agreed to join our board as yet another way to give back,” said UC Foundation President Peter E. Landgren. “They will help us think bolder and dream bigger. Together, we will lift our partners, the University of Cincinnati and UC Health, through philanthropy.”

 “I’m looking forward to the partnership and support of my fellow Bearcats,” said W. Troy Neat, Bus ’91, UC Foundation chair. “Using our mission and vision as a guide, they will help us ignite passion to transform the lives of our students, patients, region and world.”

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James Boyce

Boyce is the president and chief business development officer of ADT, the country’s leading provider of security, automation, and smart home solutions. He serves the board of United Way of Central Indiana. Boyce and his wife, Cindy, have a history of supporting UC Health, UC College of Medicine, including the Boyce Family Complete Care for Complex Conditions Fund, the Boyce Family Endowed Lectureship in Pancreatic Disease Research and the Defenders Fund for Pancreas Research.   

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Thomas Carleton, A&S '91

Carleton is the executive director of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Tri-State Southern Ohio Chapter. He and his wife, Chris, have a long history with UC and the College of Arts & Sciences. They have created internships and scholarships for communications students, as well as a bequest for first-generation students. They’ve also supported UC Athletics and the FETCHLAB at the College of Allied Health Sciences.

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Barbara Fant, PharmD ’85

Fant is the president and principal regulatory consultant of Clinical Research Consultants, Inc. She is nationally and internationally recognized for her expertise on ophthalmic medical devices and has helped to successfully bring hundreds of FDA regulatory devices and clinical services to the marketplace. She is currently on the boards of Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, the Healing Space of Cincinnati and Medennium, an emerging leader in ophthalmic materials and devices. Fant has supported UC Athletics and the James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy

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Anil Hinduja, MBA ’86

Hinduja is vice president and chief risk officer for Freddie Mac where he is responsible for providing overall leadership and direction for the company’s enterprise risk management division. Prior to joining Freddie Mac, he served in leadership roles at Barclays PLC and Citigroup. Hinduja is a member of the Carl H. Lindner College of Business Advisory Board and his giving has primarily supported the college’s MBA students.

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Amanda Wait, Bus ’00

Wait is an antitrust partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Norton Rose Fulbright. She has worked at the Federal Trade Commission and is the co-founder of The Grapevine, the first networking platform for professional women who practice in the competition and consumer protection arenas in Washington. Wait was a Kautz-Uible Scholar Fellow at the Lindner College of Business, serves on its board and is a donor. 

The trustees will begin their service in October 2020. 

Featured image at top: UC's West Campus. Photo/UC Creative + Brand


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