Board of Trustees

Welcome to the Board of Trustees of the New Hampton School

List of 23 items.

  • Karl Kimball '74

    Chairman: 2017- Present
    Doylestown, PA, Board member since 2011.

    Business: Strategic Wealth Partners, LLC

    Education: BA Ohio Wesleyan University, BA, Economics & Accounting; The American College: Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)


    March 2003 to Present: Strategic Wealth Partners, LLC, Independent Financial Advisor and Registered Representative
    March 1992-February 2003:  Business Development Professional serving several wealth management firms in the Philadelphia area 
    June 1986 through February 1992:  Financial Consultant and District Manager, Home Life Insurance Company, Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company
    July 1978-May 1986:  JC Penney Financial Services

    Covenant Presbyterian Church (2000 to Present)   Ruling Elder - Ordained
  • Rodney W. Ames, Jr. ’02

    Chestnut Hill, MA; Board member since 2012

    Business: Associate, Kenney & Sams, P.C.

    Education: B.A. Colby College; J.D. Suffolk University Law School
  • Joe Ardagna '80, P'20

    Roswell, GA; Board member since 2016
    Business: Taco Mac Restaurant Group

    : B.A., Bowdoin College
    1987-Present, Taco Mac Restaurant Group
    2013-Present, Love & Pizza
    Board of Directors, Taco Mac Restaurant Group
  • Victoria A. Blodgett ’80

    Governance Chair
    Quechee, VT; Board member since 2010

    Business: Assistant Dean of Postdoctoral Affairs, School for Graduate and Advanced Studies at Dartmouth College

    Education: B.A. Keene State College; M.ED, Keene State College


    2014-Present Assistant Dean, Graduate Student and Post Doctoral Affairs, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
    2006-2014 Assistant Dean, Graduate Career Services, Yale University, New Haven, CT
    1991-2006 Assistant Dean, Graduate Student Life & Career Advising, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
    1989-91 Teacher, Keene and Concord City Schools, Concord and Keene, NH
    1986-1990 Residence Director and FYE Faculty Associate, Keene State College, Keene, NH
    1985-1986  General Manager, Fiber Seal of Fairfield County, Wilton, CT 
    New Haven YMCA Youth Center, past Board Chair; Graduate Career Consortium, past President; National Association of Colleges and Employers; Council of Graduate Schools
  • Eric Buck '01

    Hopkinton, NH; Board member since 2019

    Business: Terrain Planning & Design LLC, Owner and Landscape Architect

    Education: B.S., University of Connecticut

    2006-2012 Pollock Land Planning, Founding Partner & Landscape Architect
    2012-Present Terrain Planning & Design, Owner & Landscape Architect

    American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
    Granite State Landscape Architects (GSLA)

  • Alicia Burrows '00

    Philadelphia, PA; Board member since 2011

    Business: United States Army Staff Officer

    Education: B.A., Colby College; M.B.A Candidate, College of William and Mary


    2004-Present  United States Staff Officer (Germany, Iraq, Kuwait, Virginia) 
    2004-2006 Platoon Leader, Darmstadt Germany and Baghdad, Iraq
    2006-2007 Executive Officer, Darmstadt Germany and Tallil, Iraq
    2007-2009 Signal Officer, Mannheim, Germany and Camp Arifjan, Kuwait
    2010-June 2011 Staff Officer, Fort Monroe, Virginia
  • Mike Coyne 'P22, P'23

    Wellesley, MA; Board member since 2019

    Business: LUX Research, President and CEO

    Education: B.A., College of the Holy Cross; J.D., St. John's University; MBA, Fordham University.
  • Steven G. Delaney '65

    Institutional Resource Chair
    Harrison, NY; Board member since 2006

    Business: Retired Lehman Brothers; Managing Director, Liability Management Group, Fixed Income Division

    Education: B.S. Finance, University of Pennsylvania; J.D., Villanova Law School

    1972-1975 U.S. Navy Reserves; Judge Advocate General Corp. NAS Jacksonville, FL
    1975-1979 Securities & Exchange; Comm. Trial Attorney
    1979-1985 Merrill Lynch & Co.; Asst. General Counsel
    1985-2006 Lehman Brothers; Managing Director, Liability Management Group, Fixed Income Division

    Memberships: Pennsylvania Bar Association (Present Inactive); Board of Governors, Apawamis Club, Rye, NY, 1994-2001
  • Alford J. Dempsey, Jr. ’65

    Atlanta, GA; Board member since 2009

    Business: Retired, Judge, Fulton County Superior Court

    Education: B.A., Morehouse College; J.D., Harvard Law School

    1977-1992 Assistant City Attorney, City of Atlanta Department of Law, Atlanta, Georgia  
    1992-95 Judge, Magistrate Court of Fulton County/State Court Presiding Judge 
    1995-2019 Judge, Superior Court of Fulton County

    Board of Directors, Aniz, Inc.
    Board of Carrie Steele-Pitts Home, Inc. (Board Past-President)
    First Congregational, United Church of Christ (Past Moderator, Past Chair of the Deacon Board, Trustee Board Parliamentarian and Usher)
    Board Member Sisters By Choice
  • Peter W. Galletly '73, P'09

    Winhall, VT; Board member since 1995

    Business: Retired, Executive Vice President, Theo. Tiedemann-Bevs Industries

    Education: B.S., Nasson College

    1977 Harbor Supply Oil Co., Portland, ME, Credit Manager 
    1979-Present Theo. Tiedemann & Sons, Inc.
    1985 Secretary-Treasurer 
    1989 Executive Vice President 
    1999-Present Bev’s Threads Etc. LLC, Managing Member 
    Executive Vice President, Theo. Tiedemann-Bevs Industries

    Board of Directors, Theo. Tiedemann & Sons, Inc., 1985-Present 
    Board of Directors, Inopak, Inc., Ringwood, NJ, 1999-Present 
    Board of Directors, Casket and Funeral Supply Association of America, 2000-03 
  • Jeffrey Glidden ’68

    Boxborough, MA; board member since 2016

    Business: EVP & CFO, Parametric Technology (retired)

     B.S., Union College; M.B.A. Harvard University
    2010-2015 EVP & CFO, Parametric Technology Corporation
    2005-2010 VP & CFO, Airvana
    2002-2005 SVP & CFO, RSA Security
    1997-2002 VP & CFO, Stream International
    1990-1997 SVP & CFO Banyan Systems
    1982-1989 VP Finance & Administration Imagitex/ DuPont
    1972-1982 General Electric, WR Grace, Compugraphic/AGFA

    The Discovery Museums, Capital Campaign Committee
    Epilepsy Foundation, Executive Committee, past Chair Finance & Audit Committees
    Maine Coast Heritage Trust, President’s Circle
    Kennebunkport Conservation Trust, Timber Point Capital Campaign
    Boxborough Conservation Trust
    United Church of Christ, Planned Giving, past Chairman Stewardship & Finance Committees
  • Dean P. Jacobson '68

    Capital Campaign Steering Committee 
    Ocean Ridge, FL; Board member since 2008

    Business: Retired, President/CEO/Owner, BoDeans Baking Group

    Education: B.A., Colgate University; M.B.A., New York University

    1975-76 Mobil Oil Company, Financial Planning and Control Analyst
    1976-82 American Can Company, Group Product Manager
    1982-89 Fort Howard Corporation, Vice President of Marketing
    1989-94 Sweetheart Cup Company, Vice President of Marketing
    1994-96 Chicago Tissue Company, President/CEO
    1996-2000 Ace Baking Company, President/CEO
    2000-2019 BoDeans Baking Group, President/CEO/Owner

    YMCA Board – Le Mars, IA
  • Veronica Kent P’21

    Scituate, MA; Board member since 2018

    Business: President & CEO, Alletess Medical Laboratory, Inc.

    Education: B.S., University of Massachusetts; American Academy of Clinical Chemistry: Clinical Laboratory Leadership and Management Certificate Program

    June 2015 - present: Chief Executive Officer and President, Alletess Medical Laboratory, Inc.
    June 2015 - present: President, HPN, LLC Real Estate Holding Company
    March 2010 - June 2015: Vice President, Alletess Medical Laboratory, Inc.
    June 2004 - March 2010: Director of Client Services, Alletess Medical Laboratory, Inc.
    September 1994 - June 2004: Account Executive, Alletess Medical Laboratory, Inc.
    June 1990 - September 1994: Wedding Director, Borrowed Butler
    Professional Member: American Academy of Clinical Chemistry
  • Earl R. Lewis '62

    Boston, MA; Board member since 2006

    Business: President and CEO, FLIR Systems

    Education: B.S. Clarkson College of Technology
    Advanced Management, Harvard University


    Retired FLIR Systems
    2000-2013, Chairman, President, and CEO, FLIR Systems
    Formerly president and CEO of Thermo Instrument Systems, Inc.

    Trustee, Clarkson University
    Director, NxStage , Inc.
    Director, American D.G. 
    Director, Seahorse Bio    
    Director, LabTech (China)
    Director, Harvard BioScience, Inc.
    Member, Cape Cod National Golf Club
    Member, Stage Harbor Yacht Club 
    Member, The Algonquin Club of Boston
  • Clare Martin P'17

    Sandy Springs, GA; Board member since 2017
    Business: Sales Consultant, Peter Glen Ski & Sports
    Education: B.A., Seton Hall University
    2014-Present Sales Consultant, Peter Glen Ski & Sports
    1995-1996 City of Conyers (Georgia International Horse Park), Event Manager
    1992-1994 City of Conyers (Georgia International Horse Park, Office Manager
    1988-1990 Longacres South, Owner
     Governance Board/Council Member, Riverwood International Charter (High) school, 2012-2014; Governance Board Member, Ridgeview Charter (Middle) School, 2010-2014; USA Hockey Coach – Level 5, 2010-Present; Parishioner, Cathedral of Christ the King, 1987-2010
  • Lorna Mendelson ’87

    Irvington, NY; Board member since 2013

     Director, RBC Capital Markets, Securitization Finance 

    Education: BBA, Emory University, Finance and Business
    1994-Present RBC Capital Markets, Director, Securitization Finance 
    1994-1998 RBC Capital Markets, Manager, Corporate Banking 
    1993-1994 Oppenheimer & Co, Associate 
    1991-1993 SunTrust Bank, N.A. 
    Commercial Banking Officer
  • Christine Miyachi P'14, P'16

    Laconia, NH; Board member since 2017

    Business: Xerox Corporation

    B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Rochester
    M.S. Technology and Policy/EECS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell
    M.S. in System Design and Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    July 1998 to Present: Principal System Engineer, Xerox Corporation
    February 1995-July 1998: Technical Manager, Embedded Software at IRIS Graphics, INC.
    1989-1995: Software Engineer at MRS Technology, INC.
    1986-1989: Senior Software Engineer at Prime Computer.

  • Robinson C. Moore '73

    Groton, MA; Board member since 2007
    Lawrence Academy, Associate Head of School

    1973 New Hampton School
    A.B., Bowdoin College
    M.A., University of Northern Iowa in Spain
    1983-Present: Lawrence Academy teacher, advisor, and administrator
    Boards of Trustees:
    The Mayhew Program
    Newfound Lake Region Association, President
    Groton Community School
  • Stephen Perry ’74

    Greenville, SC; Board member since 2015

    Business: Retired, Director of Planned Giving, Furman University

    Education: B.A., Furman University; J.D. University of South Carolina School of Law
    2007-2019, Director of Planned Giving, Furman University
    1990-2007, Founder of The Buyer Brokerage, Osterville, MA

    Massachusetts Bar Association, inactive
    Greenville Estate Planning Council
    South Carolina Planned Giving Council
    Bald Peak Colony Club
  • Frederick M Peyser III ’68

    Underhill, VT; Board member since 2011

    Business: Lutheran World Relief  

    Education: B.A. English, Denison University


    2014-Present Lutheran World Relief, Sr. Relationship Manager, Coffee & Cocoa
    1987-2014 Green Mountain Coffee Roasters 
    1987-1990: Mail order Marketing Director 
    1990-94: Retail Marketing Director 
    1995-2005: Director of Social Advocacy and Public Relations 
    2005-2014 Director of Social Advocacy and Coffee Community outreach

    Memberships: Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), Long Beach, CA: Coffee Kids, Santa Fe, NM: President of Board (1999-2007); Board Member (current). Fair trade Labeling organizations International (FLo), Bonn, Germany: Board Member (2003-2009). Fundacion Ixil, Chajul, Guatemala: Member of the Board of Founders and the Board of Directors (current).
  • Clare K. Rothschild P’15

    Chicago, IL; Board member since 2015

    Business: Lewis University, Professor, Biblical Studies

    Education: B.A. University of California, Berkeley; M.T.S. Harvard University; Ph.D. University of Chicago
  • Brad Winer P'19

    Charlotte, NC; Board member since 2017

    Business: Managing Director, Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC

    Education: B.S., Georgetown University; MBA, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business

  • Jun Yao

    Beijing, China; Board member since 2011

    Business: Orient Minerva Asset Management Co. Ltd.

    Education: B.S. M.A. Renmin University of China, M.A. Columbia University

    2013-Present - President, Orient Minerva Asset management Co. Ltd.
    2008-2013 - Founder and Chairman, Beijing Wisdom Investment Advisors, Inc.
    2002-2008 - Hathersage Capitals, LLC       

    Zigen Association in China for Rural Education and Development, Board Member

Board of Trustees Emeriti

List of 2 items.

  • Robert D. Kennedy '50, GP'10

    New Canaan, CT; Chairman Emeritus, Board member since 1984
    Business: Retired/Chairman of the Board, UCAR International
    Education: B.S., Cornell University
    1955-1995 Union Carbide Corporation
    1981 Sr. Vice President
    1982 Executive Vice President
    1985 President and CEO
    1995 retired, Chairman and Chief
    1996 UCAR International, Inc., Director and Chairman of the Board
    Sunoco, Inc.
    International Paper
    Hercules, Inc.
    The Blackstone Group
    RFE Investment Partners
    1995 Chemical Industry Medal, The Society of Chemical Industry (American Section)
    1995 Kavaler Award for chief executive excellence
    1991 International Palladium Medal, American Section, Societe de Chimie Industrielle
    1988 Honorary Fellow Award, American Institute of Chemists
  • Jason M. Pilalas '58

    Noank, CT; Chairman 1991-2009, Board member since 1991, Trustee Emeritus
    Business: Retired Senior Vice President and Director, Capital Guardian Research Company
    Education: B.S. Foreign Trade, University of Southern California, Ensign; M.B.A. Harvard Graduate School
    1958-1959 U.S. Navy 
    1963-1968 U.S. Navy, Vietnam 
    1968 Commerce Tankers, Inc., operations analyst 
    1969-1971 President 
    1973 Capital Group, financial analyst and portfolio manager 
    1976 Partner 
    Retired Capital Guardian Trust, senior vice president and director 
    Mystic Seaport, Vice Chairman 
    The Union League (New York City) 
    Newport (California) Harbor Yacht Club 
    The Naval Club (London)
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