Sandy Weill


Sandy Weill is Chairman Emeritus of Citigroup and CEO of Casa Rosa Ventures. He was named to the Forbes 2017 World’s 100 Greatest Living Business Minds, and one of CNBC’s First 25 (2014). He is former director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and has served on numerous corporate boards, including: Hamilton Insurance Group, United Technologies, AT&T, EI Du Pont Nemours and Co., and Koc Holding. Sandy was the recipient of Financial World’s CEO of the Year (1998) and received the same honor from Chief Executive (2002).

In 2015, Sandy retired as Chairman of Weill Cornell Medicine and is now Chairman Emeritus. He also retired as Chairman of Carnegie Hall in 2015 and assumed the role of President. Long a proponent of education, he instituted a joint program with the New York City Board of Education in 1980 that created the Academy of Finance, which trains high school students for careers in financial services. He serves as Founder and Chairman of the National Academy Foundation. In addition, Sandy is Chairman of the Executive Council at UCSF, Chairman of the Lang Lang International Music Foundation, and Honorary Chair of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy. In 2016, he retired as Chairman of Weill Hall and the Green Music Center at Sonoma State. Sandy has received numerous honorary degrees. He is a member of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences and he and his wife Joan are recipients of the 2009 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy and 2017 Kennedy Center Award for the Human Spirit.