USET Foundation Names Paul Long as Assistant Director of Development
RELEASE: January 17, 2008
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: By Phelps Media Group
The United States Equestrian Team (USET) Foundation is pleased to announce that Paul Long of Mahwah, NJ, has been named assistant director of development. Long will assist USET Foundation Executive Director Bonnie B. Jenkins in accomplishing the Foundation's mission of raising funds to support equestrian athletes, promote international excellence, and build for the future.
Long was a member of the USET Foundation National Advisory Council from 1993 until 2005. He earned his B.A. from Drew University in Madison, NJ, with a major in English and minor in Economics. His professional training includes the American Bankers Association Commercial Loan Officer Program; the Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor Training Program; and the Morgan Stanley Graduate School Series Program in Financial Planning.
Long's career background includes executive positions at financial institutions, including National Westminster Bank as Senior Investment Officer; The Kenton Group, Inc., as Regional Sales Manager for financial products; Morgan Stanley as Financial Advisor, Sales and Trading; and Medmal USA, LLC, as Director of Sales and Marketing.
In addition to his extensive background in finances, Long is also a horseman. His riding career in show jumping included being the 1984 Garden State Games Gold medalist, and he was a candidate at the 1996 U.S. Olympic Team Show Jumping Selection Trials. Long also spent two years as trainer/manager/rider at Ri-Arm, Farm, Inc.
"Paul brings to this position the background and qualities that we were looking for in an assistant director of development," said Executive Director Jenkins. "He is very knowledgeable and experienced in financial matters, understands the sport and has a passion for our U.S. equestrian teams. We are very pleased to welcome Paul to the USET Foundation family and know he will be an important addition to our fundraising efforts."