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MYLES TANENBAUM has given generously to the Law School’s General Endowment and to Annual Giving. Tanenbaum is vice chairman of A Wish Come True, L.P. and previously chairman of Arbor Enterprises. He previously served as C.E.O. of Arbor Property Trust and EQK Realty Investors, L.P., both of which were traded on the New York Stock Exchange. He was also managing general partner of the Philadelphia/Baltimore Stars, United States Football League. Tanenbaum began his career at Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-Cohen, LLP, where he became a partner specializing in federal income taxation. He left the firm in 1970 to become C.E.O. of Kravco Company, which became one of the nation’s largest shopping mall developers.

Tanenbaum is an emeritus overseer of the Law School, a trustee emeritus of the University of Pennsylvania, and a former board chairman of the Hospital of the University of Pennyslvania. He has served on the board of trustees of Pep Boys and continues to serve as the Board and Audit Committee of Universal Health Realty Co., both New York Stock Exchange companies. He has also served on the executive committee of the Benjamin Franklin Institute and on the board of the American Diabetes Association (and subsequently its Research Foundation), Presbyterian Medical Center, and the Advisory Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has been director of Philadelphia’s Police Athletic League, on the Board of Governors of Maxwell Football Club, vice chairman of the Likoff Cardiovascular Institute and chairman of the board of the Philadelphia Heart Institute.

Tanenbaum has been the recipient of Wharton’s Man of the Year Award and the University’s Alumni Award of Merit. During his first year at Penn Law, he sold life insurance and prepared tax returns until he became an editor the Law Review. He subsequently graduated cum laude and was elected to the Order of the Coif.
 
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