A leader in the field of human resources and an advocate for the well-being of others, Trustee C. Dixon Kunzelmann '64, P'93 was the director of European Human Resources and an adviser for Russell Reynolds associates, London, an executive search firm with 39 international offices.
His extensive career spanned decades of steadfast leadership and innovative executive decision-making. Kunzelmann spent more than 30 years in human resources at J.P. Morgan in New York City and London, before serving as the non-executive director of Roxon Bailey Robinson in Hungerford, England.
Kunzelmann dedicated himself to advancing the interests of his alma mater. He made a significant impact on the Colleges' academic and athletics programs through his support of the Honors Program and the Hobart hockey team. Demonstrating his deep care and passion for the betterment of Hobart and William Smith, Kunzelmann played an integral role in raising funds for the Classes of 1964 endowed Chair, today held by Professor of Sociology James Spates. Kunzelmann was a Reunion volunteer, a member of the Parents Executive Committee and an advocate for the Offices of Admissions and the Salisbury Center for Career Services.
Most significantly, Kunzelmann spent nearly two decades serving as a member of the HWS Board of Trustees, adding his insights to the Compensation, Institutional Advancement and Investments Committees.
Prepared at St. Paul's School, Kunzelmann arrived on campus in 1960 and quickly became a leader. He excelled in the classroom, earning his bachelor's of arts in history in only three years. He was a member of the prestigious Druid and Orange Key Honor Societies as well as Kappa Alpha Fraternity. A member of Dean's List, he was an active participant in student government, serving as the secretary and treasurer of his class for each of his three years.
In addition to his personal and scholastic merit, Kunzelmann skated as a powerful force with the Hobart Statesmen ice hockey club. On the Colleges' campus, he was involved outside of the classroom in campus organizations, including the Board of Control, Echo and Pine Yearbook, and the Little Theatre.
Following his graduation, Kunzelmann studied at the University of Freiberg in Germany before earning his MBA at Dartmouth's Amos Tuck school of Business. With a solid foundation from Hobart College, Kunzelmann went on to assist companies around the world in business decisions and the management of people.