Philanthropist Joins Cold Spring Harbor Lab Board

Businesswoman and philanthropist Elizabeth Cogan Fascitelli has been elected to the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s board of trustees.

Elizabeth Cogan Fascitelli brings a wealth of corporate, non-profit, and higher education sector experiences to our board,” said CSHL Chair Dr. Marilyn Simons. “Her enthusiasm is an inspiration and we are excited about the insights she will contribute to our finance, investment, and facilities committees.”

Cogan Fascitelli had a 37-year career at Goldman Sachs, where she was a partner and the global chief operating officer of the Merchant Banking Division during her final 10 years. She served in multiple roles and on numerous committees. Cogan Fascitelli led many firm-wide initiatives, including Compliance, Diversity, and Women Investing and Risk.

Together with her husband, Cogan Fascitelli is an active philanthropist, with a focus on healthcare and education. She has served on public, private, and not-for-profit boards.

She is a trustee of Dartmouth College and is on the board of the Child Mind Institute, Partnership Schools, Jaws Mustang Acquisition, and Fortress Capital Acquisition. She also co-chairs the Milwaukee Health Equity Initiative.

CSHL is a “public charity” under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS. The officers of its governing body, the CSHL Board of Trustees, are: Chair, Marilyn H. Simons, Ph.D.; Vice Chair, Charles I. Cogut; Vice Chair, Robert D. Lindsay; Vice Chair, Paul J. Taubman; Treasurer, Elizabeth McCaul; Secretary, Robert W. Lourie, Ph.D.; President and CEO, Bruce Stillman, Ph.D.; and Chief Operating Officer, John P. Tuke.


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