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Charles N. "Skip" Berents, Jr. '62
B.S., Mineral Economics

Tau Delt alum Charles N. "Skip" Berents Jr. of Boston and formerly of Cohasset passed on to the Chapter Eternal on Oct. 8, 2006. Skip and his wife Billie have three children, Nick Berents, Blythe Berents and Lindsey Berents Weeramuni, as well as 5 grandchildren. Skip was senior vice president and chief investment officer for North American Management Corporation, and was chosen as a 2004 recipient of the Penn State Alumni Fellow Award, the most prestigious award given by the Penn State Alumni Association. A 1962 graduate of the Mineral Economics program, Skip began his distinguished career as a Navy gunnery officer in the Pacific Amphibious Attack Force. Upon completion, he accepted employment as a security analyst for Morgan Guaranty followed by a move to Massachusetts Financial Services. Skip then became president of Berents and Hess. In 2001, Berents & Hess merged with North American Management Corporation, where he serves as chief investment officer. Skip dedicated both time and financial resources to the advancement of Penn State and to Earth and Mineral Sciences. He served as a member of the College's alumni constituent society, served and chaired the EMS Grand Destiny Campaign Committee, and was a member of the College and University distinguished donor organizations, the Obelisk Society and Mount Nittany Society. He held an EMS Centennial Fellow Award and was a member of the National Council for Penn State Philanthropy as well as a lifetime member of the Alumni Association.

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