Wellesley resident Kenneth Der has been appointed to the Massachusetts Bay Community College's (MassBay) Board of Trustees, according to a press release.
Der is an experienced financial services executive and has served as president of Framingham based FAS Corporation since 2003. FAS Corporation provides consulting, accounting, tax preparation and investment services to small businesses and high net worth individuals.
Prior to FAS, Der was the vice president for finance and controller for Endwave Corporation of Sunnyvale, CA, providing financial leadership and fiscal management for the $45 million company. He also worked as an executive for Cisco Systems, Digital Equipment Corp., and Coopers & Lybrand.
Der taught accounting and taxes as an adjunct faculty member for three years at Babson College in Wellesley. He holds an MBA from University of California at Berkeley, a masters in taxation from Bentley University, and a masters in financial services from the Institute of Business & Finance. His bachelor’s degree is from Tufts University.
“We are pleased to welcome Kenneth Der to the Board of Trustees,” said board chair Pam Richardson. “As a Board and as a College, we will strongly benefit from his broad financial background and expertise.”
Der will attend his first Board meeting on March 19th. Board terms are for five years.