Penn State Harrisburg

Rosa C. Stroh

· Member; Board of Advisers

Biography

Retired - VP, Treasurer
The Hershey Company

Rosa Stroh is Vice President, Treasurer for The Hershey Company. She has spent more than 28 years in various finance roles at Hershey. She was appointed Vice President, Treasurer in 2005 and has provided leadership and growth to the Treasury group along with additional leadership roles in the community and progessional associations. Her current responsibilities include management of Hershey's worldwide liquidity resources, formulating and impletmenting the appropriate capital structure, amanging the financial risks of the Company and relationships with comercial and investment banks. Stroh has responsibility for the Company's risk and insurance function and the management of the Company's retirement assets and the 401(k) employee plans. In addition, Stroh is the project lead for Hershey's Enterprise Risk Management with includes oversight to Hershey's major risk activities.

Prior to joining Hershey in 1982, Stroh spent several years in the banking industry in commercial and retail lending as well as developing international business opportunities.

Stroh has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Bloomsburg University and a Master of Business Administration degree from The Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg.

Stroh is an officer and board member of the Network of Executive Women, where she also serves as Tresurer. The Network of Executive Women is a non-profit organization whose mission is to attract, retain and advance women in the ratil and consumer packaged goods industry through education, leadership and business development. She is also a board member for the National Association of Corporate Treasures and has active membership with the Association for Financial Professionals dnt he Financial Executives International group.

She was featured in the book The New Woman Rules and has contributed to financial risk management articles published by Treasury & Risk magazine for finance professionals. She is active in her community with the United Way, where she is a member of the Women's Leadership Network. Stroh supports various mentoring programs through the Hershey's Women's Council, Elizabethtown College and Penn State University.