Taishoff Advisory Council

The Taishoff Center Advisory Council assists with and guides key Center programs and initiatives, including regional events, fundraising, strategic planning, research, and InclusiveU admissions/recruitment. The Council also represents the Taishoff Center and advocates for involvement and giving at Syracuse University.

Rob Taishoff

Captain Robert P. Taishoff, JAGC, USN (ret) ’86

Rob is CEO of Annapolis Yacht Sales and founder of the Lawrence B. Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education. He also serves as a member of the Syracuse University Board of Trustees, IVMF Advisory Board and Washington, DC Regional Alumni Council. As a member of the Syracuse University Board of Trustees, Captain Taishoff has supported the Center’s growth over the past ten years with an unwavering vision of ensuring people with intellectual disabilities are not left out of college.

Amy Allyn

Amy Allyn

Amy is a Director of the Allyn Foundation and sits on the Board of the National Down Syndrome Society. She lives in Skaneateles, NY. Amy has assisted the Center in recent years, through support and community advocacy around InclusiveU.

Doug Cramer

Doug Cramer G’87

Doug is Managing Principal and Founder of Alternative Access Capital, LLC in Larkspur, CA. He is a member of the Whitman School of Management Advisory Council and father of Jessica, a second-year student in the InclusiveU program. Doug hopes to grow the Center’s support services offered to students in their transition from high school to college life.