Michael J. Conover

Trustee at Ithaca College

Michael J. Conover is the current Trustee at Ithaca College. Prior to this, they were a Partner at KPMG from January 1998 to October 2020. KPMG is a Big 4 accounting, tax and risk advisory firm. From January 1987 to December 1988, they were the Vice President at Drexel Burnham Lambert. Drexel Burnham Lambert is an Investment Banking firm that specializes in Financial Services mergers/acquisitions, restructurings and capital raising. From January 1988 to December 1990, they were the Managing Director at Ryan, Beck & Co. Ryan, Beck & Co is an Invesment Banking firm specializing in the Financial Services sector - bank restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, trading and capital raising for all size FS companies. From January 1984 to December 1987, they were also the Vice President at Ryan, Beck & Co. In addition, they are currently a Member Board Of Directors at Newport Music Festival from February 2019 to September 2021, and was previously the Managing Director at The Secura Group from January 1990 to December 1998.

Michael J. Conover has a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Ithaca College and an Accounting degree from the University of Tampa.


  • Trustee

    Current role