SOURCE: Golden Gate University

Golden Gate University

April 29, 2014 11:07 ET

Verastem's Louise Phanstiel Named Speaker for Commencement Ceremony

113th Graduation Ceremony - May 2

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 29, 2014) - Louise Phanstiel will give the keynote address at Golden Gate University's (GGU) commencement ceremony for students who've earned undergraduate degrees from GGU's Edward S. Ageno School of Business. Phanstiel is a GGU alumnus, graduating with a BA in accounting in 1985.

The commencement ceremony for the 72 graduates will be held on May 2, 10:30 am, at San Francisco's iconic Marines Memorial Theatre. A reception follows. For more information, please visit:

Phanstiel serves on the board of directors for Verastem, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat breast and other cancers by targeting cancer stem cells. She also serves on the board of directors for Myriad Genetics and Cedar Sinai Health System. Before joining Verastem, she was president of specialty products at WellPoint, Inc.

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GGU, a private nonprofit, has been helping adults achieve their professional goals by providing undergraduate and graduate education in accounting, law, taxation, business and related areas for more than 113 years. GGU is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

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