Smeal alumni Kathy Hilt and Jason Kushner have been named to the Schreyer Honors College External Advisory Board.

Hilt leads multiple Macy’s locations in the New York City area, including the Herald Square flagship store. Prior to Macy’s, she spent nearly a decade as a division vice president and general manager with Kauffman’s department store company.

Kushner, managing director of capital markets at PNC, graduated from Penn State in 1994 with a bachelor’s in economics, with honors. He has since spent the last 29 years working in the financial sector for noteworthy banks including Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital/Lehman Brothers and Deutsche Bank. He has been with PNC for the last 12 years.

The Schreyer EAB helps the honors college deliver on its mission of promoting academic excellence, global perspectives, and opportunities for leadership and civic engagement.

— Andy Elder