USTA Serves Appoints Jamshid Ehsani of Greenwish, Conn., to it’s Board of Directors
March 25, 2009
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — USTA Serves – Foundation for Academics. Character. Excellence., the philanthropic and charitable entity of the USTA, announced today the appointment of Jamshid Ehsani, of Greenwich, Conn., to its board of directors.
Mr. Ehsani has served in senior leadership positions in a number of multinational corporations including, the World Bank, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch, and UBS and Swiss Re Financial Services. Mr. Ehsani, along with his wife Mahshid, is involved in a number of charitable organizations in New York and Connecticut, including Time for Lyme; Asia Society (Chairman Circle Member); and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (where they are involved in the initiative to promote and showcase Near-Eastern and Persian art). Mr. Ehsani also serves as a Trustee on the Board of the Horace Mann School in New York.
Mr. Ehsani, a Doctorate in Energy Economics from Sorbonne University and Ecole Nationale Superieure du Petrole et des Moteurs, has authored several publications and has lectured at the Sorbonne University and at various international seminars. Mr. Ehsani resides in Greenwich, Conn., and Manhattan with his wife and their two sons, Keane and Darian.
“We are grateful to the caring individuals such as Jamshid who continually volunteer their time and expertise to help support our mission” said Karen Martin-Eliezer, Chief Executive, USTA Serves. “Through their commitment this organization is able to reach thousands of at risk and special need youngsters, helping children to improve academically and learn positive life skills which will help them grow to be healthy, productive adults.”