Sylvester Green to Present Commencement Address at Mount Union College May 11

May 11, 2008

sylvestergreenSylvester (Sy) Green ’64, retired national chairman/consultant of Green Rolle Consulting, LLC, will present the address at the 162nd Commencement ceremonies at Mount Union College on Sunday, May 11.

A member of the Mount Union College Board of Trustees since 1983, Green served as chairman of the Board from 2002 through 2004. While a student at Mount Union, Green excelled as a member of the track team, Student Senate and Blue Key Honorary. A recipient of the Citizenship Award, he was a founding member and chair of the Men’s Judicial Council.

Green has served as CEO and chairman for e2Value, Inc., a web-based property valuation company that provides digital solutions to the insurance industry. He was also managing director and executive vice president for Chubb & Son, Inc., the Global Property and Casualty Company. Green was responsible for Chubb's United States and Canadian operations.

Green began his 36-year career at Chubb as a management trainee in 1964, and during the next five years he became known as an expert casualty underwriter and dealmaker for the firm. He later became the regional casualty underwriting manager for Chubb's East Coast business. In 1974, Green became one of Chubb's youngest branch managers when he opened and managed a new office for the company in Westchester County, New York. Eight years later, Green returned to New York City to manage the downtown office for Chubb, which has been the company's flagship office for over 25 years.

Upon completing Harvard's Advanced Management Program in 1988, Green became a catalyst for the company's ongoing total quality management program. Green received the Best Branch award for several consecutive years and became senior vice president in 1988.

In 1990, he was named managing director. In 1997, he assumed responsibilities for the firm's United States and Canadian Field Operations and was elected executive vice president.

He has been the recipient of many awards including the Mount Union Alumni Service Award in 1996 and the M-Club Award of Excellence, the Frank C. Carr Community Service Award, and the Westchester Urban League Community Service Award and was named a Heartshare Community Leader Honoree.

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