Alumni Society President

Terry GaffneyThe current Alumni Society President is Terrence Gaffney '74. 

Gaffney began his career in home textiles at F. Schumacher & Co. under the tutelage of Lou Fleming ’38. Five years later, he became an independent sales agent before going on to form the aptly named Integrated Textile Resources, Inc. along with his partners. Gaffney retired from the home furnishings industry in 2008 and subsequently joined New York Life Insurance Company, where he worked until retiring in 2016.

Gaffney serves as chairman of the Darien Monuments and Ceremonies Commission, and chairman of the Memorial Day Parade Committee. He is an active volunteer with Wreaths Across America, whose mission is to “Remember, Honor, and Teach.” Gaffney has worked as an adult volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America since 1996. 

Gaffney is one of eight members of his family to receive a degree from Manhattan College. He graduated in 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies.