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McDaniel College Board of Trustees elects two new members

McDaniel College has named two new members to its board of trustees. Jill Kortvelesy Mennicken of Laurel, N.Y., a 1981 alumna of the college, served as senior director of business development at Forrest Solutions, a Manhattan-based staffing and outsourcing company. Aaron Slaughter of Silver Spring, Md., a 2010 alumnus of the college, is a senior manager at Withum, a national top-ranking public accounting firm.

Trustees Jill Mennicken & Aaron Slaughter

Jill Kortvelesy Mennicken, a 1981 alumna of the college, and Aaron Slaughter, a 2010 alumnus of the college, are the newest members of the McDaniel College Board of Trustees.

McDaniel College has named two new members to its board of trustees.

Jill Kortvelesy Mennicken of Laurel, N.Y., earned a bachelor’s degree in English with certification in Elementary Education from the college in 1981. She served as senior director of business development for Forrest Solutions, a Manhattan-based staffing and outsourcing company. Prior to her retirement in 2020, she spent 37 years in sales with clients in positions for various industries, such as fashion, legal, media, and real estate, among others. Since 2016, Mennicken has been involved with the Center for Experience and Opportunity (CEO) at McDaniel as a mentor and has helped to place students in summer jobs and careers following graduation. She is also an active volunteer with Manhattan’s Big Sister program and has most recently been a reading tutor through Reading Partners in New York City. She has also held a variety of leadership roles in the Garden City Community Church in Garden City, N.Y.

Aaron Slaughter of Silver Spring, Md., graduated in 2010 with a dual degree in Accounting and Economics from McDaniel, where he was a three-time captain of the Green Terror football team. A certified public accountant, Slaughter is a senior manager at Withum, a national top-ranking public accounting firm. He has served as a young alumni visitor to the McDaniel College Board of Trustees and on the GOLD committee of the Alumni Council representing graduates of the last decade. He has also continued to volunteer through McDaniel’s Economics and Business Administration Department with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program providing free income tax preparation services for low-to-moderate income taxpayers.