Mr. Shoemaker has served as a Director since March 2005. Mr. Shoemaker has been a private investor since his retirement as Chairman of the Board of First Boston Corporation and First Boston, Inc. (now Credit Suisse First Boston) in 1989, a position he assumed in 1983. Mr. Shoemaker also serves as a director of Wynn Resorts, Limited.
After graduating from Wharton, Shoemaker earned a law degree from the University of Michigan in 1963. He landed jobs with the U.S. Treasury and the Investment Bankers Association before joining First Boston as vice president in 1969. He departed First Boston in 1978 to become president and CEO of Blyth Eastman Paine Webber, returning to First Boston in 1981, becoming board chairman in 1983.
Shoemaker also led the University of Pennsylvania’s ascension in the 1990s by helping Penn raise more than $1 billion in capital funds as chairman of the Board of Trustees.more » « less