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Welcome Maleyne Syracuse, New TSA Board Tressurer

Maleyne_headshot_squareWe are happy to announce that Maleyne Syracuse has join TSA’s Board of Directors. Maleyne brings her years of professional finance experience and a commitment to the textiles field. Please join us in welcoming Maleyne:

Maleyne Syracuse is a candidate for an MA in the History of Decorative Arts at the Parsons New School for Design/Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and a volunteer in the Cooper-Hewitt’s Textile Department, researching and writing about textiles in the collection. Maleyne is also an avocational weaver and felt maker and President of the Board of Directors of Peters Valley School of Craft (Layton, NJ), where she learned to weave and make felt and continues to take workshops to further her craft. Maleyne recently retired as a Managing Director at JP Morgan, after a career of more than twenty-five years in investment banking, and continues to work part-time as an independent finance professional. She received a BA from Brown University and an MBA from New York University Graduate School of Business.

Recently appointed as Treasurer of the Textiles Society of America, she is delighted to have this opportunity to use her experience and expertise in finance to further the TSA’s mission.