John Amore, Ron Keys, And Zane Rowe Tapped In March
University's Board of Trustees elected three new members during its
March 2010 meeting. John Amore is the CEO of the Global General
Insurance division of Zurich Financial Services and a member of its
Group Executive Committee. Retired U.S. Air Force Gen. Ron Keys is
a consultant on energy, transportation, and national security
issues. Zane Rowe is the executive vice president and CFO of
Continental Airlines Inc.
"We are delighted to welcome these three new members to
Embry-Riddle's Board," said Dr. John P. Johnson, Embry-Riddle
president. "They bring a wealth of experience and inspired
leadership that will help us chart the University's future growth
while maintaining our strong tradition of excellence."
John Amore (right) joined Zurich U.S. (now Zurich North
America) in 1992 and has held such titles as CEO of the Zurich U.S.
Specialties Business unit, CEO of Zurich U.S., and CEO of the North
America Corporate Business division. Before joining Zurich, he was
vice chairman of the Commerce and Industry Insurance Company, a
member company of American International Group (AIG).
He is currently chairman of the American Insurance Association's
Board of Directors. Amore holds a bachelor's degree in management
from Embry-Riddle and an MBA in finance from New York
Gen. Ron Keys)Right) retired in 2007 after a career of over 40
years in the Air Force. During his last assignment, as commander of
Air Combat Command, the Air Force's largest major command, he led
the establishment of the Air Force's first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
(UAV) Wing and first Network Warfare Wing. In 2007 the Air Force
Association honored Keys with its most prestigious award, the H. H.
Arnold Award, presented annually to a member of the military who
has made the most significant contribution to national defense.
Keys is a consultant to government, military, and civilian
organizations on such topics as climate change, energy, national
security, transportation, and UAVs. He earned a bachelor of science
degree from Kansas State University and an MBA from Golden Gate
Zane Rowe (right) joined Continental Airlines in 1993,
holding such positions as vice president of Financial Planning and
Analysis and senior vice president of Network Strategy. Travel
Agent magazine named him one of the "Top 100 Travel Industry Rising
Stars" in 1999 and 2003.
Before joining Continental, Rowe taught economics at
Embry-Riddle. He currently serves on Embry-Riddle's Business
College Industry Advisory Committee. He holds a B.S. in aviation
business administration from Embry-Riddle and an MBA in finance
from San Diego State University.