Forrest H. Anthony, M.D., Ph.D. (Trustee/Founder) is Sr. Vice President, Medical Affairs, at Onconova Therapeutics, Inc, a company developing new cancer medicines. He has been a biopharmaceutical industry executive and entrepreneur for 25 years. He was Chief Executive of Avid Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company he founded in 1986, until its merger with Triangle Pharmaceuticals Inc. in August 1997. Dr. Anthony received a B.A. in Biology magna cum laude from Dartmouth College and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa society. He received an M.D. from the University of Oregon and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Virginia. Dr. Anthony has served on the President’s Council of Westminster Seminary, as a member on the board of BIO, the international trade association for the biotechnology industry, and as a deacon at Proclamation Presbyterian Church. Dr. Anthony currently serves on the President’s Circle of the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, the Advisory Council for the Templeton Honors College at Eastern College, St. Davids, PA., and the Board of Trustees of the Noah Fund, a Christian Mutual Fund located in Pennsylvania.
Lee K. Anthony (Trustee/Founder/Parent, Head of School) is a cum laude graduate of Mount Holyoke College and received an MBA from the Colgate Darden School at University of Virginia. She has worked in the financial services field in New York City, and was Administrator of the Primary Care Center and Associate Director of the Blue Ridge Sanatorium at the University of Virginia Medical Center. She has been a member of the Junior League of Philadelphia, and has served on the Board of Trustees at the Gladwyne Free Library, the Fine Arts Committee at Proclamation Presbyterian Church, and the 4H Club Seeing Eye puppy raising project. The Anthonys live in Villanova and have four children.
Michael Harnish (Trustee/Parent) is the President and Managing Partner of KSM Technology Partners LLC, a systems integration and software development consultancy based in the greater Philadelphia area. Prior to founding KSM, he held various technical leadership positions at Arthur Andersen, Traffic.com, and First Consulting Group. Mike holds a BA degree in Philosophy with honors from Swarthmore College. He lives with his wife Christa and daughters Molly, Magdalena, Susanna, and Lucy in East Norriton, PA. The Harnishes are members of Proclamation Presbyterian Church in Bryn Mawr, PA.
MaryAnne Soper (Trustee/Parent) received a B.A. (magna cum laude) from Immaculata University, an M.A. in Anglo-Irish Literature from the National University of Ireland (Galway), and an M.A. from the Annenberg School of Communications at the University of Pennsylvania. A freelance writer and editor, she has taught college-level writing and literature courses at Immaculata University and at Gwynedd-Mercy College. She has served on the Board of Trustees of the Society For Scholarly Publishing, Alpha Pregnancy Services in Philadelphia and of Philadelphia-Montgomery Christian Academy. She lives in Ambler with her husband Keith and their two daughters. The Sopers are members of New Life Church of Dresher, PA.