Fred Seigel Elected to FNIH Board of Directors

BETHESDA, MD, June 9, 2017 — The Board of Directors of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) has unanimously elected Fred Seigel as a new member. Mr. Seigel is President and Chief Operating Officer of Beacon Capital Partners, a private real estate investment company based in Boston.

“I am delighted to welcome Fred Seigel to the FNIH Board,” said Steven M. Paul, M.D., Chairman of the FNIH Board. “His financial acumen and managerial counsel will further strengthen our exemplary team of directors that guides the FNIH in advancing breakthrough biomedical discoveries and improving the quality of people’s lives.”

With more than three decades in the finance and energy sectors, Mr. Seigel previously served as Managing Director of Latona Associates, Inc., a private merchant bank, and spent six years as President and Director of Energy Capital Partners, a Boston-based company he founded that specialized in financing energy projects throughout the United States.

“It is an honor to join the ranks of the prestigious FNIH Board of Directors,” said Mr. Seigel. “I look forward to working closely with my fellow members to build meaningful alliances between the public and private sectors that will shape the future of biomedical research.”

Mr. Seigel is a member of the Massachusetts General Hospital Fund Leadership Council, which provides flexible funding for groundbreaking research, community health and disaster response. He is a member of The Real Estate Roundtable and serves on the Board of Directors of The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for The United States Senate and Camp Harbor View. He holds a B.A. from New England College.

For more information about the FNIH Board of Directors, please visit fnih.org/about/directors.

About the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health creates and manages alliances with public and private institutions in support of the mission of the NIH, the world’s premier medical research agency. The Foundation, also known as the FNIH, works with its partners to accelerate biomedical research and strategies against diseases and health concerns in the United States and across the globe. The FNIH organizes and administers research projects; supports education and training of new researchers; organizes educational events and symposia; and administers a series of funds supporting a wide range of health issues. Established by Congress in 1990, the FNIH is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization. For additional information about the FNIH, please visit fnih.org.