Board of Directors - Irvin D. Reid
Irvin D. Reid
President Emeritus, Wayne State University
Irvin D. Reid has served as a member of the Board of Directors since 1994. In addition, Dr. Reid is a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. In January 2009, Dr. Reid was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of A. Schulman, Inc. and served as a member of its Audit and Nominating Committees until December 2012 and now serves as member and chair of the Nominating and Governance committee and a member of the Strategic Committee. Dr. Reid also serves on the Board and Audit Committee of the Detroit Institute of Arts. Dr. Reid served as a member of the Board of Directors of The Pep Boys-Manny, Moe & Jack, from 2007 until September 2012. Dr. Reid also served as a member of The Michigan Economic Development Corporation board, executive and finance committees.
Previously, Dr. Reid served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Handleman Company from 2003 to 2004 and from 2005 to 2008, and served as a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Handleman Company. Dr. Reid has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Fleet Bank, N.A., from 1990 to 2002, and as a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Chicago-Detroit Branch, from 2003 to 2004 and from 2005 to 2008. Dr. Reid also served on the boards of First Tennessee Bank of Chattanooga and NatWest Bank, New Jersey, and as a member of the board and chair of the Trust Committee of NatWest Bank, USA.
Dr. Reid is president emeritus of Wayne State University in Michigan, having served as president from 1997 to 2008. Dr. Reid left the presidency of Wayne State University in 2008 to become inaugural holder of the Eugene Applebaum Chair in Community Engagement and director for the Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society (FOCIS). Prior to becoming the president of Wayne State University, Dr. Reid served as president of Montclair State University (formerly Montclair State College) in New Jersey from 1989 to 1997, and held positions of dean, School of Business Administration, and John Stagmaier Professor of Economics and Business Administration at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Dr. Reid received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in General and Experimental Psychology from Howard University. He earned his Master of Arts and Ph.D. in Business and Applied Economics from The Wharton School of Business and Finance at the University of Pennsylvania.