Officers of the Board
Kevin L. Clayton ’84 ’13P
Chairman of the Board
Trustee: 1993-1999, 2005-2010
Corporate Trustee, 2010- 2025
Interim President, 2014-2015
Kevin Clayton earned a B.A. in Government from Lehigh University in 1984 and an M.B.A. from St. Joseph’s University in 1988. Clayton began his business career with Chrysler Corporation, holding a variety of management positions in the U.S. Automotive Sales and Marketing Division. In 1990, he moved to Trust Company of the West, an institutional investment management firm, rising to senior vice president. He joined Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., a publicly-traded global investment management firm, at its inception in 1995. Clayton served as a principal and director of the firm, and as supervising principal at OCM Investments, LLC, Oaktree’s registered broker-dealer entity. He is currently a partner with Energy Capital Partners, a private equity and credit firm focused on investing in North America’s energy infrastructure. Clayton leads the firm’s global fundraising and investor relations activities. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Aquicore, a commercial real estate energy management company in Washington, DC.
Clayton became chair of the Board of Trustees at Lehigh University on July 1, 2017. He previously served as vice chair of the board since 2012 with the exception of the 2014-2015 academic year in which he served as Lehigh’s interim president.
Robert L. Brown III ’78
Vice Chair of the Board
Corporate Trustee, Trustee Since 2002
Current Term: July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2021
Robert L. Brown is a retired partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers. He also serves on the board of the Philadelphia Zoo. He received a bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Lehigh in 1978.
Philip B. Sheibley ’81 '19P
Vice Chair of the Board
Corporate Trustee, Current Term: July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2020
Philip B. Sheibley is a venture capital investor with a primary focus on the alternative energy and life sciences industries. He is also the chairman of Fiberight LLC, an advanced biofuel company, and serves on the board of directors for a number of his other portfolio companies. He retired as a managing partner with Accenture in 2010, where he was industry director for the Life Sciences industry practice. He earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Lehigh in 1981.
Frank A. Roth, Corporate Secretary
Denise M. Blew, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer
David L. Hammer, Assistant Treasurer