Leadership is a journey, not a destination. It requires giving rather than taking. - Andrea Redmond & Charles A. Tribbett, III, Business Evolves, Leadership Endures
Frank Arentowicz, Bucknell Rider
Frank graduated in 1969 from Bucknell University. Frank was a math major at Bucknell, played varsity football and baseball for three years (1967-69) and was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. Frank captained the 1969 Bucknell baseball team that won MAC Conference Champioinship and won a bid to the NCAA Regional Division Tournament. He also was the leading rusher in the Middle Atlantic Football Conference his sophomore year. Frank was Brigade Commander of the ROTC Department at Bucknell University his senior year. After graduation he served as an Army Air Defense Officer for two years in Germany.
In 1975 he graduated from the University of Baltimore Law School where he was its Moot Court Champion. He has been a member of the Pennsylvania bar since 1976. He currently serves as member of the Board of Trustees of Bucknell University and a member of its Investment Committee.
Frank worked for six years as Vice President and General Manager of Physicians Services Division for Shared Medical Systems, Inc. in Malvern, PA. He has worked with over 20,000 physicians and over 1,000 hospitals.
Before joining SMS, Mr. Arentowicz was President of Legal Systems and Services Division of Informatics General Corporation. Legal Systems and Services provided computer and professional services to over 300 of the largest 500 law firms in the U.S. He is author of two books: Accounting for Lawyers and Law Office Automation and Technology, both published by Matthew Bender & Co. (New York City). He also is a former partner of Altman & Weil, Inc., international management consultants to the legal profession.
Frank also has biked more than 20,000 miles over the last 12 years in the Santa Monica Mountains with Bruce Lederman, fellow biker on this bike race. Bruce is a 1964 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
Frank Arentowicz presently is an investment advisor and Senior Vice President with Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management (KARIM) in Century City, CA.
Frank has been married for over 34 years to Sara Nichols. They have one son, Drew, age 30. Drew is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy, Cornell University and The Anderson UCLA Business School. Frank's interests include bicycling, international travel and helping the youth of America achieve its potential. In 2004 and 2005 Frank coached Little League with Jake Alba for the innercity City of Angels League, to win back to back city titles in the greater Los Angeles District-25.
Frank and Sara have one granddaughter, Lucja. She is 2 1/2 years old and lives in Santa Monica, CA.