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Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

List of 24 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)
    Biography
    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

    Memberships
    Covenant Presbyterian Church (2000 to Present): Ruling Elder - Ordained
  • Mona Adams '86

    Greenwood Village, Colorado
    Board member since 2019
     
    Business
    Managing Partner, Westglow Development LLC, General Partner, and International Business Facilitator Eastglow Partnership

    Education
    BSc. Lynn University
    Biography
    2011 to Present, Managing Partner Westglow Development, specializing in purchasing distressed properties during the financial crisis to provide affordable housing.
    2017 to Present: General Partner and International Business Facilitator, Eastglow Partnership, acquiring land for the development of affordable housing and working with international investors.  
    2004-2010: Partner, Diversified Construction, Saudi Arabia/Qatar; locating and engaging a Qatari sponsor, preparing proposal packets, preparing offers of solicitation for the Department of Defense in the Middle East
    1998-2008: Protocol Officer, Canadian Embassy, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, implementing adherence to precedence and etiquette in diplomatic engagements. Liaison with the Royal Family, high ranking government officials, other Ambassadors, and visiting dignitaries.
    1995-1998: Screening Officer/Translator, Department of State Joint Voluntary Agency (JVA), Operated on Northern Saudi Arabian border in post-war Iraq processing persecuted minorities and war refugees after the first Gulf War.

    Memberships
    Canadian Women of Riyadh, past President; USA Fencing; All Souls Food Bank of Colorado; Canadian Foundation for Aids Research (CANFAR); No Stone Unturned Foundation; Confrérie de da Chaîne des Rôtisseurs; Chargée de Presse de Baillage de Riyadh; First woman in Saudi Arabia elected as an officer and board member.   
  • 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

    Education
    B.A., Bowdoin College
     
    Biography
    1987-Present, Taco Mac Restaurant Group
    2013-Present, Peace, Love & Pizza
  • 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

    Biography

    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 
     
    Memberships
    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

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

    Memberships 
    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
    Biography
    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, '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

    Biography
    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

    Biography
    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

    Memberships
    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

    Biography
    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 
    2009-2019 
    Executive Vice President, Theo. Tiedemann-Bevs Industries

    Memberships 
    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)

    Education
    B.S., Union College; M.B.A. Harvard University
    Biography
    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

    Memberships
    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

    Biography
    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

    Memberships
    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
    Biography
    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
     
    Memberships 
    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

    Biography

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

    Memberships
    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
  • Lorna Mendelson ’87

    Irvington, NY; Board member since 2013

    Business
    Director, RBC Capital Markets, Securitization Finance 

    Education
    BBA, Emory University, Finance and Business
    Biography
    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
  • Robinson C. Moore '73

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

    Education
    1973 New Hampton School
    A.B., Bowdoin College
    M.A., University of Northern Iowa in Spain
     
    Biography
    1983-Present: Lawrence Academy teacher, advisor, and administrator
     
    Memberships
    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
    Biography
    2007-2019, Director of Planned Giving, Furman University
    1990-2007, Founder of The Buyer Brokerage, Osterville, MA

    Memberships
    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

    Biography

    2014-Present: Lutheran World Relief, Sr. Relationship Manager, Coffee & Cocoa
    1987-2014: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters 
    1987-1990: Mail order Marketing Director 
    1990-1994: 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, Past President
    Coffee Kids, Santa Fe, NM, Past President of Board (1999-2007)
    Fair Trade Labeling Organizations International (FLO), Bonn, Germany: Board Member (2003-2009) 
    Project Alianza, Board Member (current)
    The Coffee Trust, Board Member (current)
    Food4Farmers, Co-Founder and Board Member (current)
    Gund Institute for Environment at the University of Vermont, Global Affiliate (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
  • William Van Ingen P'21

    Board member since 2019
     
    Business
    HUB International, Vice President, San Francisco, CA 

    Education
    Georgetown University, Washington, DC — Bachelor of Arts, Founding member of Students of Georgetown
    Advertising. 
    St. Paul's School, Concord, NH 
    Pratt Institute, New York, NY - Associate Degree Program, Graphic Design

    Biography
    • Experienced professional with demonstrated track record in business and brand development, relationship
    building, and project management.
    • Comprehensive understanding of and experience in all aspects of Marketing Strategy and Plan development
    and execution across a variety of products and services.
    • Self-starter able to grasp complex issues and communicate them in a straightforward manner.
    • Excellent interpersonal, strategic, analytical and organizational skills.


    Memberships
    Chestnut Ridge Volunteer Fire Co. - Member
    Wake Forest University Parents Council - Member
    Summer Search, North Bay, Board Member, Chair, Marketing and Development - San Francisco, CA
    Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation - Board Member - San Francisco
    Coach various youth Soccer and Basketball teams
  • Andronica Wheelock P'18

    Lincoln, Massachusetts
    Board member since 2020

    Business
    NBT II Foundation, Trustee

    Education
    BA, Boston College
    Biography
    NBT II Foundation
    Trustee, 2015 – Present
    Responsible for vision, strategy and grant-making decisions for annual disbursement of $1 million in charitable giving;
    Participate in proposal review, site visits and grantee communications.
     
    NBT I Foundation
    Staff Volunteer, 1995 – 2015
    Participated in site visits, program development and communications, working closely with lead Trustee.
     
    Minuteman ARC
    Volunteer, 2003-2012
    Assisted with various fundraising, capital campaigns and administrative duties.
     
    Nashoba Brooks School
    Board Member, 2006-2008
    Member of Finance Committee
     
    Lincoln Family Association
    Board Member, 1998-2006
    Guided organization in the development of social activities and support for parents and children;
    Provided input for charitable outreach activities in the broader community;
    Assisted in addressing issues of diversity and inclusion of families in town.
     
    Magic Garden
    Volunteer, 2003-2007
    Assisted with various activities in this nonprofit preschool serving children from five Metrowest communities.
     
    Boston Children’s Museum
    Overseer, 1996-1999
    Marketing Committee
    Assisted with fundraising activities.
     
    Friends of the Rectory School, Pomfret, CT
    Fundraising volunteer, 2015
    Worked with Director of Development on the capital campaign, fundraising events and related efforts.
     
    New Hampton School, New Hampton NH
    Parents Leadership Council, 2016-2019
    Participated in on-campus meetings twice each year in support of continuous improvement of school life.
     
    American Management Association
    Training Development, 1993-1994
    Developed training programs for corporate clients.
     
    Nissan Motor Company
    Finance Department, 1982-1992
  • 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

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

    Memberships 
    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
    Biography
    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
     
    Memberships
    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
    Biography
    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 
     
    Memberships
    Mystic Seaport, Vice Chairman 
    The Union League (New York City) 
    Newport (California) Harbor Yacht Club 
    The Naval Club (London)
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