Ms. Elliott is the retired Chief Operating Officer for Petner Asset Management, LLC, a hedge fund where she specialized in investment management operations. Prior to her work with Petner Asset Management, she was a senior vice president and chief operating officer with the New York investment firm Lynch & Mayer Inc.
Katherine Elliott joined the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Board of Trustees in 1996 and is currently serving on the executive committee, the education and appointments committee and the technology committee. She received a BA in Economics in 1966 and was the recipient of alumnae citations in 1991 and 2001 and an honorary degree in 2008. Ms. Elliott lives in Bronxville, NY with her partner Richard S. Abramson.