Milton S. Schneider (“Tony”) is the Principal and Founder of The Glenville Group, a real estate development and investment firm located in the suburbs of Philadelphia. He is a member of The Wistar Institute Board of Trustees, the National Advisory Board of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, the Advisory Faculty of the Institute for Private Investors, the Board of Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates, and is on the advisory board of a number of real estate and private equity funds.
In addition to serving as the Chairman of the Board for Philadelphia City Rowing, Tony has held numerous leadership positions within the Anti-Defamation League and is currently President of the Anti-Defamation League Foundation. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and chairs the Policy, Strategy and Funding Committee.
Tony is an avid rower out of Vesper Boat Club where he also serves as a member of its Board of Directors. Tony has competed in local, national, and international competitions.
Clete Graham served as the Commodore of the Schuylkill Navy from 2001 through 2009 and as the Vice Commodore for 5 years before that. He is the regatta director of the Stotesbury Cup Regatta, the oldest and largest high school rowing regatta in the United States. He is also the Independence Day Regatta director and is closely involved with many other regattas. Clete has been involved in rowing for more than 40 year and is committed to expanding opportunities for Philadelphia public high school students to become involved in and excel in rowing.
Robert has worked in the School District of Philadelphia for nineteen years, and currently serves as the Director of Athletics. In addition Robert serves as the PIAA District 12 Chairman for both the State of Pennsylvania and the City of Philadelphia. Robert has been instrumental in advocating for a high quality rowing program for Philadelphia’s public school students for the last several years, and brings passion and expertise in youth sports and development to the Philadelphia City Rowing Board of Directors.
John P. Hogan, Sr.
John is the President of The Mariner Insurance Group, Inc., located in Philadelphia. He served as Secretary of the Schuylkill Navy from 2002 until he was elected Commodore in January 2010. He is a member of Penn Athletic Club from where he rows almost daily. He competes regularly in Masters regattas. In addition, John volunteers as a coach for Philadelphia Rowing for the Physically Disabled. As a lifetime resident of Philadelphia, John is keenly aware of the lack of accessibility for Philadelphia Public High School students to row on their river. He considers the success of Philadelphia City Rowing as a lasting legacy of his term as Commodore.
Catherine is a Senior Associate of Mercator Advisors, LLC, based in Philadelphia. She has been on Boathouse Row since she began rowing as a college freshman for the University of Pennsylvania. She volunteered in local public schools while pursuing her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Penn. She has a personal and professional interest in public policy and development in Philadelphia. She is currently a member of both Undine Barge Club and Penn Athletic Club, where she trains on the elite team. Catherine is grateful to the rowing community for the many lessons she’s learned through pursuing excellence on the water, and hopes to open the doors to the sport to other minority athletes.
Paul has long been involved in the Philadelphia Rowing Community. He began rowing as a school boy at the Prep, went on to row for Princeton University and rowed competitively for a number of years on Boathouse Row. Paul is still an avid masters rower, and serves on several boards in addition to Philadelphia City Rowing, including the Philadelphia Scholastic Rowing Association, the Schuylkill Navy and Vesper Boat Club.