Wilton's Olstein takes over private school board
Erik K. Olstein was recently elected president of the Trinity-Pawling School Board of Trustees, effective July 1.
growth strategy. Prior to the founding of Olstein Capital Management, L.P., he worked as a securities trader for Lehman Brothers. Before entering the financial industry, Olstein served as an aviator in the United States Navy.
Olstein has been a trustee of Trinity-Pawling School since 2006, during which time he chaired both the Trustee Committee and the Strategic Planning Committee, served on the 2010 Long Range Planning Committee, and co-chaired the 2015 Headmaster Search Committee.
Olstein also serves as trustee and president of The American Friends of the National Museum of the Royal Navy (UK). He is a former trustee and treasurer of the U.S. Naval Service Personal Educational Assistance Fund Inc., and is a former trustee of the National Maritime Historical Society. In addition, Olstein formerly served as a scoutmaster, Boy Scouts of America. He holds a B.A. in political science from George Washington University, Class of 1990.
Olstein is a graduate of Trinity-Pawling School Class of 1986. He and his wife, Kathleen M. Olstein, are the parents of three Trinity-Pawling graduates: Ryan Olstein ’11, Kevon Olstein ’14, and Hunter Olstein ’17.
"Like his predecessor Elizabeth P. Allen, who has been board president since 2003, Olstein is a gifted leader and will continue to lead the school, with wisdom, courage, and dedication, into the school’s next great phase of development", a press release said.