Binghamton University Alumni Association welcomes new board members


BINGHAMTON, NY – The Binghamton University Alumni Association announced that it has selected two Chicago-based members to serve on its Board of Directors. Directors serve two-year terms with a maximum of three consecutive terms.

       Dennis C. Garcia received a bachelor of arts degree in political science in 1989 from Harpur College of Arts and Sciences and received a juris doctorate from Columbia University in 1992.  Currently, Garcia is the Central Region counsel/senior attorney at the Microsoft Corporation.  Garcia is an alumni admissions volunteer and has attended alumni events in his area.  He resides in Chicago, IL.

       Samir B. Shah received a bachelor of science in management from the School of Management in 2000.  Currently, he is an engagement manager in the Financial Services practice at McKinsey & Company.  Shah is an alumni career network volunteer and a SOM finance mentor. He has attended SOM Young Alumni Advisory Council events, Homecoming events, and club and professional events. Shah is married to Anu Sahi-Shah and they reside in Chicago, IL.

       Binghamton University is one of the four university centers of the State University of New York. Known for the excellence of its students, faculty, staff and programs, Binghamton enrolls over 14,500 students in programs leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees.  Its curriculum, founded in the liberal arts, has expanded to include selected professional and graduate programs. For more, visit


Last Updated: 9/17/13