Phi Kappa Psi Announces Interim Executive Director

Phi Kappa Psi Announces Addition of New Interim Executive Director

The Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity is pleased to announce that Blake Yeaman, California Gamma (UC - Berkeley) '78, has been appointed to serve as the Fraternity's Interim Executive Director.

As Phi Kappa Psi moves forward with a significant enhancement of its Headquarters operations, based on the creation of high standards and values, and focused on core investments in building best practices in organizational management, recruitment, health/safety, risk management, leadership and member development, we are excited to have Blake's extensive business experience joined to our existing Staff expertise.  Following graduation from UC - Berkeley in 1981, Blake spent a career with Sun Microsystems, Hornblower, and most recently with his own consulting firm, Yeaman LLC, building leading strategies in customer development, marketing, e-learning, brand development, and technology/intellectual property application.  In addition, Blake has invested a great deal of personal time as a volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America and the National Park Service.  He has also served as House Corporation President for seven years and Chapter Advisor for the past six years to the California Gamma Chapter of Phi Kappa Psi, was awarded Chapter Advisor of the Year at the 2014 national convention, and during the current biennium he has served as the Assistant Director of Chapter Advisors.  Blake's wealth of experience, business insights, and community service are certain to be of extensive benefit to Phi Kappa Psi, and we are grateful that he is willing to lend his talents to the Fraternity.  Blake will assume his official responsibilities on March 30, 2015.

Concurrently, National President A. Scott Noble announced that James D. Boyle, Washington Alpha (University of Washington) '88, the Fraternity's current Vice President, will chair a Search Committee for the important role of identifying Phi Kappa Psi's next full-time Executive Director.  Further information regarding the Search Committee will be forthcoming.

The Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity is a 501(c)(7) association of men of integrity who strive to develop the individual in his intellect, in his involvement in the community and in his faith. The Fraternity was founded on February 19, 1852 at Jefferson College by William Henry Letterman and Charles Page Thomas Moore.  It currently has 103 chapters across the United States, with over 6,500 undergraduate members and over 80,000 living alumni.