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Pomona College Elects New Trustees

Two new trustees have been elected to the governing board of Pomona College. The new members are Laszlo Bock ’93 and Sam Glick ’04.

Bock is senior vice president of people operations at Google, leading the attraction, development and retention of "Googlers." He also leads or has led various business groups at Google, including the services group, technology and operations and other areas.

Bock joined Google from the General Electric Company, where he held various executive leadership roles within GE Capital. Before GE, he was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, serving clients in the technology, private equity and media industries on a wide range of strategic and operational issues, including growth and turnaround strategy. Earlier, he had worked at another consulting firm, a start-up, as an actor and co-founded a nonprofit organization working with at-risk youth.  While at Pomona, Bock majored in international relations, and served as a sponsor and a member of student government and Mortar Board.  Since graduating, he has acted as an alumni interviewer and career adviser, been a regular speaker on campus and hosted several Pomona College alumni events.  Bock also earned an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management.

Bock is a board member of Evolv, Inc. and Agilone, Inc.  He has previously served on the advisory board of the Catalyst Group, a nonprofit organization working to build inclusive workplace environments and expand opportunities for women.

He has testified before Congress on immigration reform and labor issues; provided counsel to the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board and the Office of Personnel Management; and been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and on the Today Show. In 2010, he was named “Human Resources Executive of the Year” by HR Executive Magazine. He briefly co-held the world record for Greek Syrtaki dance along with 1,671 others.  He lives with his family in the San Francisco area.

Glick is an associate partner at Oliver Wyman, a leading global management consulting firm, advising clients in the healthcare and life sciences industries.  Previously, he was an executive at Accenture and a principal in the strategy & corporate development group at Mercer.  Immediately after graduating from Pomona, he spent a year as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar, studying economics at the University of Warwick in Coventry, England, where he also received the North American Postgraduate Scholarship.  An economics major and classics minor, Glick graduated from Pomona with distinction, and as a student was ASPC academic affairs commissioner, judiciary council chair, a member of the Presidential search and senior class gift committees, and a director of the Claremont Community Foundation.  As an alumnus, he serves on the Torchbearers board and as an admissions volunteer. Glick previously served on the board as young alumni trustee from 2007 to 2011.  He lives in San Francisco with his wife, Emily (George) Glick ’04.

Pomona College, one of the nation’s premier liberal arts colleges, is known for the close relationships between students and faculty, providing a range of opportunities for student research and leadership, and meeting the full financial aid need of each accepted student with financial aid packages that do not include loans.