Tony Robinson named chief financial officer for Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and Educational Foundation

CARMEL, Ind., Aug. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tony Robinson was hired as the chief financial officer for Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and the Educational Foundation.



In his new position, Robinson will be responsible for financially supporting the strategic direction of both organizations, protecting financial resources, and ensuring regulatory compliance.

Robinson previously served for seven years as director of finance for the Children's Museum of Indianapolis. In 2002, Robinson joined the Lambda Chi Alpha staff for the first time as the controller and was promoted to director of business affairs.

"Tony makes an excellent addition to our executive team and we're very glad he agreed to rejoin us after spending seven years working for one of the top non-profits in Indianapolis," said Bill Farkas, chief executive officer, Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. "Both the fraternity and foundation strive to be innovative organizations helping to fund and develop leadership skills for college men and Tony's financial experience will be an additional asset to our future growth and successes."

Robinson earned an MBA from Butler University in 2005 and a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting in 1999 from Purdue University. He also holds a certified public accountant license, the accounting professions highest standard of competence and a symbol of achievement and assurance of quality.

About Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Headquartered in Indianapolis suburb of Carmel, Ind., Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity is one of the largest men's general fraternities in North America with more than 280,000 initiated members and has held chapters at more than 300 universities. In the early 1970s, it was the first fraternity to eliminate pledging and remains a leader in the fight against hazing, alcohol abuse, sexual assault and other challenges facing today's college student. Lambda Chi Alpha serves to complement higher education by providing opportunities for academic achievement, leadership development and lifelong friendships. To learn more about Lambda Chi Alpha and its traditions, principles, and ideals, please visit www.lambdachi.org.

About the Educational Foundation of Lambda Chi Alpha

Headquartered in the Indianapolis suburb of Carmel, Ind., the Educational Foundation of Lambda Chi Alpha's mission is to fund, develop and support values-based educational programs and activities that will inspire a lifetime of personal growth, leadership, service, and deep fraternal relationships. The educational foundation's vision is to believe in preparing and encouraging collegiate men of good character, high ethics, and noble ideals to contribute positively to the world in which they live. Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, one of the largest men's general fraternities in North America with more than 280,000 initiated members and has held chapters at more than 300 universities. To learn more about the educational foundation, please visit foundation.lambdachi.org.

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CONTACT: Tad Lichtenauer 317-803-7322 tlichtenauer@lambdachi.orgSource: lambda chi alpha fraternity