Board Chair

David Finegold is Chief Academic Officer at American Honors, a competitive national community college honors program. Finegold was formerly the Senior Vice President of Lifelong Learning and Strategic Growth Initiatives at Rutgers University. Before taking this role, he served as Dean of Rutgers’ School of Management and Labor Relations. Prior to joining Rutgers, Finegold was a professor at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA and at USC’s Marshall School of Business. Finegold graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University and studied as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University.


Alan Dolnick is a Vice President and Commercial Loan Fund Officer at Magyar Bank. During his time at the bank, he has earned titles such as IRA Specialist, Security Officer and Branch Administrator. Dolnick served as the Retail Branch Manager for the Magyar Bank’s Kendall Park Branch Office. The branch’s deposits doubled during his tenure. Dolnick serves on the board of South Brunswick Citizens for Independent Living and for the past 15 years has served as a trustee of the South Brunswick Family YMCA. Dolnick graduated from Rutgers University.

Fred Hoffman is Managing Director of Citi Credit Strategies, Citi Capital Advisors. Hoffman directs an alternative credit business consisting of both proprietary and third party assets totaling over $4.5 billion. Hoffman holds a B.A. in Computer Science and Economics from Rutgers University and a M.A. in Financial Economics from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

David Verderami is a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young, L.L.P. He joined the firm in 2000 as a staff accountant and has since acquired nine years of assurance and advisory business experience. He specializes in distribution and manufacturing companies, as well as a waste-to-energy company. In addition, Verderami has specialized in audits of S.E.C. registrants that have been acquisitive and completed initial public offerings. Verderami graduated from Rutgers University.