THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release September 14,
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES SHERYL R. MARSHALL AND THOMAS A. FINK AS MEMBERS OF
THE FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD
The President today announced his intent to nominate Sheryl R.
Marshall and Thomas A. Fink to serve as members of the Federal Retirement
Thrift Investment Board.
Sheryl R. Marshall, of Boston, Massachusetts, currently serves as a
member of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. In addition, she
works as a managing director of Axxon Capital, Inc., a venture capital firm
that she co-founded to invest in women and minority-owned high-tech
start-up companies. Ms. Marshall also serves on the Board of the Thrift
Fund of Massachusetts where she chairs the Investment Committee.
Previously, she was with the investment firms of Donaldson, Lufkin and
Jenrette; Solomon Smith Barney, Drexel Burnham Lambert; and Merrill Lynch.
In addition, Ms. Marshall has received the Abigail Adams Award from the
Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus. Ms. Marshall received a BA degree
from Emerson College and an MBA degree from Simmons College.
Thomas A. Fink, of Anchorage, Alaska, has served on the Federal
Retirement Thrift Investment Board since March 1996. He is a former Mayor
of Anchorage, Alaska, and served in the Alaska State House of
Representatives for nine years. Mr. Fink is co-owner of Stirrer-Fink
Agency, an insurance and real estate investment firm. Previously, he was
president of the Alaska Jaycees. Mr. Fink received a B.A. degree from
Bradley University and a JD degree from the University of Illinois.
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is responsible for
managing the Thrift Savings Fund, a special tax-deferred savings fund
established by the Federal Employees? Retirement System Act of 1986.
Program administration for the Thrift Savings Fund is financed from the