Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series
The Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series was established in 1995 through the generous support of the Honorable Julia Chang Bloch and Stuart Marshall Bloch, A.B. '64, and designed to provide recognition to a University of Miami alumnus/a who has distinguished themselves and their alma mater through lifetime achievement and professional accomplishments.
Herbert A. Rosenfeld, B.Ed. '62
President of Michelle Rosenfeld Gallery
Monday, February 24, 2014
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Newman Alumni Center
6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, Florida
A Journey thru Four Careers
The University of Miami Alumni Association cordially invites alumni and friends to a complimentary networking reception and lecture with Herbert A. Rosenfeld, president of Michelle Rosenfeld Gallery, who will share his career path to leadership and achieving excellence in the arts, business, education, and sports.
Mr. Herbert A. Rosenfeld is a graduate of the University of Miami, with a degree in Education. He is president of Michelle Rosenfeld Gallery, a family owned gallery since 1970. He and his wife, Michelle, focus on modern and contemporary Masters of the 20th and 21st centuries. The gallery has presented exhibitions and sold; Arman, Braque, Chagall, Condo, Dubuffet, Dufy, Francis, Gris, Katz, Leger, Lichtenstein, Metzinger, Miro, Murakami, Picasso, Pissaro, Renoir, Sisley, Van Dongen, Warhol, among others.
Prior to working for Michelle Rosenfeld Gallery, Mr. Rosenfeld served as president of Macgregor Sporting Goods, manufacturing an array of sporting equipment. Herbert was responsible for the expansion of the company's global business portfolio, which included brands such as MacGregor Team Sports, Riddell Helmets, Reebok and Champion. Through Herbert’s leadership, he successfully grew the company from $18 million to more than $900 million.
With more than 45 years of corporate experience, Herbert currently lectures on Art as an Alternative Asset in the Visiting Scholars Program in the Department of Economics at Harvard University. In addition, Herbert works closely with Harvard’s Athletic Department and the Men’s Basketball Department in developing a winning program and recruiting outstanding student athletes. As a result of Herbert’s passion in building excellence, the basketball team has won four Ivy League Championships in six years.
Past Distinguished Alumni Lecturers
2013-Michael “Pete” J. Piechoski, B.B.A. ’76, Senior Vice President and CFO, Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc.
2012-Guillermo de Aranzabal Agudo, M.B.A. '84, President and CEO, Grupo La Rioja Alta, S.A.
2010-Joseph J. Echevarria Jr., B.B.A. '78, Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte Services, LP
2008-T. Kendall "Ken" Hunt, B.B.A. '65; Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, VASCO Data Security International, Inc.
2008-Matt Rubel, M.B.A. '80; Former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Collective Brands, Incorporated
2006-Hal Rosenbluth, B.G.S. '74; Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board
Take Care Health Systems
2005-Jack Creighton, M.B.A. '66; former Chief Executive Officer for Weyerhaeuser Company and United Airlines
2002-Barry Richard, A.B. '64, J.D. '67; Litigation Partner, Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
2000-Barbara Milo Ohrbach; '61, Author
1998-Lari White, B.M. '88; Singer, Songwriter & Lecturer
1997-Stephen J. Dresnick, M.D. '75; President, C.E.O. & Chairman of the Board, Sterling Healthcare Group, Inc.
1997-Dawnn Lewis, B.M. '82; Actress, Singer, & Lecturer
1995-Michael R. Klein, Esq., B.B.A. '63, J.D. '66; Partner, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering