STAMFORD, CT – May 1, 2017 – The Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF), a local non-profit that has served thousands of students and their families since 1996, is pleased to announce that Karthik Krishnamurthy will be joining its Board of Directors. Krishnamurthy is a successful businessman in the finance sector and an involved member of the Stamford community. Krishnamurthy is currently the Vice President of Business Transformation at Pitney Bowes where he works to implement and stabilize new business platforms as well as improve client experience. Before acquiring his current position, Krishnamurthy worked as the Director of Finance for Misys PLC, a provider of application software and services to the banking, treasury, and capital markets. Krishnamurthy’s extensive finance experience also includes MindTree Consulting, KPMG, and Ivega Corporation. Krishnamurthy will be joining SPEF’s Board of Directors to work alongside Barbara Aronica-Buck, Michael Buccino, Annamaria Csizmadia, Elizabeth DiRusso, Anne Downey, Peggy Erlenkotter, Thomas Gawlak, Derrick Gibbs, Alice Knapp, Betsy Lewis, John Martin, Willard M. Miley, Dan Morris, Edward Repking, Len Schwartz, Mitra Vasisht, Jon Winkel, and Michael Zanga. These board members work tirelessly to create a network within Stamford’s community that connects students in Stamford’s public schools to the resources that they need. About SPEF: Founded in 1996, the mission of the Stamford Public Education Foundation (SPEF) is to support the students and teachers in Stamford Public Schools through community collaboration and philanthropy. During its two decades serving Stamford, SPEF has built a strong reputation for providing resources and programs that connect college, corporate and community volunteers with Stamford Public School students. In total, SPEF has provided direct service to 17 Stamford Public Schools during the 2015/16 school year. For further information call 203- 965-7733 or visit www.spefct.org.