Loras College names four new members to Board of Regents

DUBUQUE, Iowa — Loras College, a four-year Catholic liberal arts college, has announced the election of four new Board of Regent members: Mark Cloghessy (’80), David Meyers (’72), Rich Scalise (’76), and Tim Suther (’82). Members of the Loras College Board of Regents serve as custodians of all assets, assist in determining the educational aims, vision, and mission of the College, and ensure the institution fulfills its educational purpose.

Mark Cloghessy received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Loras College in 1980. He worked for the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for 12 years and then served as senior vice president in charge of portfolio management at Allstate Insurance Company before retiring in 2014. Cloghessy is also a chartered financial analyst and a member of the Chartered Financial Analyst Society of Chicago.

David Meyers received his bachelor’s degree in 1972 from Loras College. Meyers works at Cardio-Pulmonary Associates on the campus of St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Prior to that, he taught internal medicine and preventive medicine at Kansas University School of Medicine. He also taught medicine and preventive medicine at the University of Nebraska’s College of Medicine from 1981 to 1993.

Rich Scalise received his bachelor’s degree in political science and speech communication from Loras College in 1976. Scalise is CEO of Hearthside Food Solutions and chairman of the board and CEO of Hearthside Food Solutions and Consolidated Biscuit Company. Prior to that, he was president of Ralcorp Frozen Bakery Products. He was also president and CEO of several divisions for ConAgra for 19 years.

Tim Suther received his bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing from Loras College in 1982. He’s managing director at JP Morgan Chase. Prior to that, he was chief marketing and strategy officer at Acxiom and responsible for global marketing, strategy and business development. Suther is also a member of the North American Advisory Board for CMO Council.

The current Executive Board of the Loras College Board of Regents is John Schmidt, chair; Tony Reardon (’72), vice chair; Mary Meehan, vice chair; and Richard Clayton (’87), secretary.

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