Three Alumni Join Board of Trustees

By Angelina Gomez ’14

The three newest members of the Amherst Board of Trustees are Rafael Campo ’87, Ted Beneski ’78 and Arthur Koenig ’66. The alumni body elected Campo; Beneski and Koenig were appointed by the board.

Ted W. Beneski

Ted Beneski was appointed to the Board of Trustees in 2012. He is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of Insight Equity Holdings LLC.

Insight Equity currently manages two buyout equity funds and a mezzanine debt fund. Insight’s total capital under management is approximately $800M. Its institutional investors consist primarily of academic endowments, foundations, state investment funds and pooled funds.

Beneski is currently chairman of the board at the following Insight Equity portfolio companies: Direct Fuels, Vision-Ease Lens, Hirschfeld Industries, Aviation Investment Holdings, Atwood Mobile Products, Superior Silica Sands, Meadow Valley, Berry Family Nurseries, Versatile Processing Group, A.P. Plasman and Flanders Corporation.

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Ted Beneski ’78, P’08 (fifth from right), his wife, Laurie (sixth from right), and their families celebrated the dedication of the Beneski Earth Sciences Building and Beneski Museum of Natural History on