Lexington, Va. (August 10, 2021) – Andrew L. MacQueen, principal with NewSouth Capital Management, Inc. in Memphis, Tennessee, was recently elected to the Board of Trustees for the Omicron Delta Kappa Society and Educational Foundation, Inc. His three-year term as one of the Society’s at-large trustees began on July 1, 2021.
The announcement of the election was made by Tara S. Singer, president and chief executive officer of O∆K. Singer said, “Andy MacQueen’s expertise in investments and endowment management will be a great asset to Omicron Delta Kappa. He is passionate about Rhodes College, his alma mater, and our Society. We are delighted to have Andy volunteering in this capacity.”
MacQueen is a 1986 collegiate initiate of the Rhodes College Circle (chapter) of Omicron Delta Kappa. In his role on the Society’s Board of Trustees, he is serving as a member of both the Finance Committee and the Investment Subcommittee.
Professionally, MacQueen has been the head trader at NewSouth since he joined the firm in 1988. He was previously a fixed income analyst with First Tennessee Investment Management in Memphis. He earned his Bachelor of Arts with majors in economics and business administration from Rhodes in 1987. MacQueen previously served as the St. Columbia Episcopal Retreat Center’s treasurer and is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Memphis Redbirds Foundation. He received his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 1991 and is a member of the CFA Society Memphis.
About the appointment, MacQueen said, “I am honored to have been elected to the Board of Trustees of Omicron Delta Kappa and look forward to working with my fellow trustees and the staff of O∆K to further the mission of the Society.”
Omicron Delta Kappa Society, the National Leadership Honor Society, was founded in Lexington, Virginia, on December 3, 1914. A group of 15 students and faculty members established the Society to recognize and encourage leadership at the collegiate level. The founders established the O∆K Idea—the concept that individuals representing all phases of collegiate life should collaborate with faculty and others to support the campus and community. O∆K’s mission is to honor and develop leaders; encourage collaboration among students, faculty, staff, and alumni; and promote O∆K’s ideals of collaboration, inclusivity, integrity, scholarship, and service on college and university campuses throughout North America. The Society’s national headquarters are located in Lexington, Virginia.
Tara S. Singer, president and chief executive officer, Omicron Delta Kappa, (540) 458-5340, firstname.lastname@example.org