Two New Trustees Join Reed Board
Anna Hayes Levin and Philip M. Hawley ’47 were elected to the Reed board of trustees at the meeting on October 8, 2005.
Levin lives in New York City and is the parent of Reed student Will Levin ’06. She grew up in Portland and is a graduate of Catlin Gabel School. She received her B.A. from Yale in 1975 and earned her J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1980.
Levin is currently board chair of Marymount Manhattan College in New York. She serves on Manhattan Community Board No. 4, which serves the neighborhoods of Chelsea and Clinton/Hell’s Kitchen on the West Side of Manhattan, and is co-chair of the Clinton/Hell’s Kitchen Land Use Committee. She is a founding member of the Hell’s Kitchen/Hudson Yard’s Alliance. She co-chairs the Hell’s Kitchen/Hudson Yards Alliance, and was honored with a New York City Council Pacesetter Award in 2005.
Previously, Levin was vice president of legal affairs and general counsel for LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc., and a partner of the law firm of Battle Fowler. Her husband, Peter Levin, is a partner of the law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell. Both serve on the Reed parent council. They have two sons, Will and Ned, who is a sophomore at Harvard College.
Philip M. Hawley ’47 of Los Angeles is the former chair and CEO of Carter Hawley Hale Stores, which at the time of his retirement was the biggest department store chain in the Western U.S. Hawley is current president and CEO of P.M. Hawley, Inc.
Phil Hawley entered Reed in 1943, then attended UC-Berkeley, graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 1947. He completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard in 1967.
Hawley served as CEO at Carter Hawley Hale from 1977 to 1993. In 1975, he was named California Industrialist of the Year by the California Museum of Science and Industry. In 1989, he received the Harvard Business School Statesman of the Year Award. He has served as director of AT&T, Atlantic Richfield Company, Bank of America, Johnson & Johnson, Walt Disney Company and Weyerhaeuser.
Hawley is an emeritus member of the Business Roundtable and Business Council. He is also a trustee of the Haynes Foundation, and is a life trustee of the Huntington Library, the University of Notre Dame, and the California Institute of Technology.
He is married to Mary F. Hawley. They have six grown sons and two grown daughters.