IESC Board of Directors News

30-Jan-2012 Categories: Press Releases

Board Member George Weathersby Passes

It is with great sadness that we share the news that George Weathersby, who has been a member of the IESC board since June 2008, passed away January 24th. George had been a key member of our board and contributed greatly to IESCs success over the years. Most recently he was the President and CEO of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) and the International YPO. George was an innovative leader, creative thinker, and had energetic and dynamic presence. We join his many friends and colleagues around the world in thanking him for his contributions to IESC and expressing our deepest condolences to his family.

IESC Welcomes New General Counsel and Bids Farewell to his Longtime Predecessor 

At our January 26th board meeting, IESC welcomed Bill McBride as our new General Counsel. Bill has had a very distinguished legal career and is a partner of  Barnett, Bolt, Kirkwood, Long & McBride headquartered in Tampa, Florida. He has also been very active in Democratic Party politics there, having run for Governor of Florida in the past. We are very fortunate to have Bill part of our team.

Richard McGrath Retires

We also want to thank Richard “Dick” McGrath, who has served admirably as IESCs General Counsel since 1990. Dick’s wise advice, superb judgment, and unfailing dedication to IESCs mission have served us well over the years. Dick has our deep thanks for his many years of service and our best wishes for the future.