Board of Directors and Officers

Stephen D. Weinroth

President & Chair

Stephen Weinroth is Managing Member of Hudson Capital Advisors, LLC, a private equity merchant banking firm. He is also Chairman of the Board of Cyalume Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of military and safety equipment. From 1989 to 2003, he served as Co-Chairman and Head of the Investment Committee at First Britannia Mezzanine N.V., a European private investment firm. From 1994 to 2001, he was Chairman of the Board Emeritus of Core Laboratories, N.V., (NYSE), a global oil field service company where he was Chairman from 1994-2001. Additionally, Mr. Weinroth served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Resources, Inc., (NYSE) from 1989 through 2003. At present, he is a board member of Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE), a large national homebuilder; serves on the Audit and Governance Committees and is Chair of the Compensation Committee; Vice-Chairman of the Central Asian-American Enterprise Fund; Chairman of the Board of The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. as well as Trustee of the Horace Mann School.
Margaret (Peggy) Grieve


Margaret (Peggy) Grieve is the President of PMG Management, Inc., a private company, responsible for managing the Grieve family office. Before assuming this responsibility in 2012, she had a successful career as a financial services lawyer, most recently serving as Managing Director of Bank of America, N.A., with responsibility for legal services for its global asset and liability management business and strategic planning and acquisitions. Prior to that, she was Managing Director and General Counsel for Barclays Bank PLC’s North American operations. She has lived and practiced in London, Hong Kong, and New York.   She serves on the boards of several charitable organizations, the U.S.- Central Asia Education Foundation, the Child Mind Institute, Inc., the American Friends of Turkey, and Landmark Cultural Center.
Mary Ginsberg


Mrs. Mary Ginsberg holds her undergraduate degree in Russian Studies and Chinese Studies from Yale University (1975), her first MA in International Business with specialization in East Asia from the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University (1979), and her second MA in Art and Archeology from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (1998). From 1980 to 1994, Mrs. Ginsberg worked for Chase Manhattan Bank in New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo, London, and Moscow where she was involved in credit training, syndicated lending, tax-based leasing, and derivative trading. Until recently, Mrs. Ginsberg has served as a guest curator at the British Museum, Chinese and Central Asian Collections.
Publications: The Art of Influence: Asian Propaganda (2013); Communist Posters (editor and contributing author, 2017); and Lu Xun Legacy: Modern Chinese Prints (forthcoming)
Alan Brumberger


An experienced leader in the finance and securities industry and an investment banker, currently Mr. Brumberger is the Chief Executive Officer of Emerald Point Capital Partners, LLC, and Director of Verselus, LLC, a privately-owned robotics company.
Mr. Brumberger was a partner in Andersen & Co. and its predecessor firms from 1997 to 2004. From 1995 through 1997, he was Managing Director of the Taylor Companies and from 1994 through 1995 served as a Managing Director of Brenner Securities, Inc. From 1983 through 1990, Mr. Brumberger was Managing Director of Drexel Burnham Lambert and a member of the Underwriting and Commitment Committees. Prior to this, he served as a Managing Director of Shearson American Express and a partner at Loeb, Rhoades & Co., a predecessor of Shearson American Express where he had served for three years as President and Chief Executive Officer of the firm’s international investment banking business in London. In addition, Mr. Brumberger has served on the Board of Directors of Fusion Telecommunications International Inc. since 1998.
Mr. Brumberger is a graduate of Yale University, the University of Michigan Law School, and Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.
Holly Burns


Holly Burns is the Assistant Treasurer and Senior Accountant for the U.S.- Central Asia Education Foundation (the “Foundation”) and has held those positions since the organization’s inception in May 2007. She has extensive experience in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. After working for many years in the banking industry, Holly transitioned to the nonprofit sector in 1998, when she was hired as the Controller for the Central Asian-American Enterprise Fund, the predecessor organization to the Foundation.