Daniel S. Mead
former President/ceo, verizon wireless
Dan Mead was elected to the Board of Trustees effective July 2014 representing business and industry. He earned a B.S. in Quantitative Business Analysis in 1975 and an MBA in 1977, both from the Smeal College of Business at Penn State. He spent most of his career in telecommunications and for four years served as president and CEO of Verizon Wireless. In February 2015 was named Executive Vice President and President of Strategic Initiatives. He serves on the Council of Fellows at Penn State Behrend and has been honored by Penn State with the Distinguished Alumni Award and selected as an Alumni Fellow by the Penn State Alumni Association.