Board of Trustees: Carl Spielvogel

Carl Spielvogel

Carl Spielvogel headshotAmbassador Carl Spielvogel is one of the nation’s leading international business executives. He joined the SUNY Board of Trustees in June, 2008.

He started his working career as a reporter and columnist at The New York Times. He later spent 20 years at McCann-Erickson and The Interpublic Group of Companies as Vice Chairman, before starting his own global marketing services company, Backer Spielvogel Bates Worldwide, as Chairman and CEO.

The Ambassador is currently Chairman and CEO of Carl Spielvogel Associates, Inc., an international marketing and finance company.

In his Government service, he was the U.S. Ambassador to The Slovak Republic; and a Governor of the U.S. Board of Broadcasting. He was a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force Reserve, and served in the U.S. Army for two years.

He serves on numerous cultural and corporate Boards, and is a graduate of Baruch College of the City University of New York. He resides in Manhattan, New York City. 


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