Please join us for our 2018 Annual Meeting on September 27, 2018, at 7:00 pm at the Marine Bank Bank Community Room, 410 Buchanan Street in Carthage. Our speaker will be Phil Conover, President of Quincy University.
Phil Conover is the 23rd President of Quincy University. Since joining Quincy University in December 2017, Conover has worked tirelessly to achieve long-term sustainability for the university.
Conover attended Illinois State University and graduated from Arizona State University with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in guidance and counseling. He taught history at Quincy High School and coached in several local high schools during his career. In 1973 he became the basketball coach at Quincy Notre Dame and later was dean of students and also served as assistant principal. In 1978 he joined Blunt Ellis & Loewi as a financial advisor and eventually retired from Wachovia Securities.
Conover has an extensive background in higher education including serving as a member and vice-chair of Quincy University’s Board of Trustees and as interim vice president of instruction for John Wood Community College. He was also interim president of the Great River Economic Development Foundation. Conover served as Quincy University’s Annual Fund Chair with his brother Joe in 2004. He has served the Quincy community as a board member of John Wood Community College, GREDF, Quincy Notre Dame High School, and Blessing Hospital. Conover was the 2015 recipient of the Quincy Exchange Club’s 63rd Golden Deeds Award, an honor that signifies selfless commitment and tireless work on behalf of the community.
Conover has been married 53 years to his wife, Bonnie, and together they have three children, seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. When he is not running Quincy University or spending time with his family, Conover enjoys golfing and playing the piano.
Please RSVP by emailing Terry Pope at [email protected] by September 24th.