Foundation Board


Patricia Parcellin '81
CEO (retired), Girls Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts
Chair, UMass Amherst Foundation
Shaun Fitzgerald '71
Owner, Fitzgerald Appraisals
Vice Chair
Matthew O. Littlefield '99
Managing Director, UBS Financial Services Inc.
Vice Chair & Chair, Committee on Directors & Governance
Christine G. Savage '92
Partner, Choate Hall & Stewart, LLP
Vice Chair
George "Trigger" Burke '56, HON '96
Andrew Mangels
Vice Chancellor, Administration and Finance, University of Massachusetts Amherst


Thomas Ackerman '76
Financial Consultant
John Armstrong
Vice President, Science and Technology (retired), IBM
Caren Arnstein '77
Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs (retired), Genzyme Corporation
Chair, Stewardship & Donor Relations Committee
Douglas Berthiaume ‘71, HON'05
Chairman (retired), Waters Corporation
Brent Bottamini '98
Global Emerging Markets Investor, Equity and Fixed Income
John Brooks '72, G'73
CEO, Arete Worldwide, LLC
Past Chair, Development Committee
Steve Buckley '78
Sports Columnist, Boston Herald
James Buonomo '74, '76G
Consultant, JRB Advising
Paul J. Carney '82
Madhura Chacko G'80
Director and Founding Member, Credit Capital Research, LLC
Denise Coll '75
President (retired), Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. North America Division
Chair, Development Committee
George R. Ditomassi Jr. '57, HON'96
CEO (retired), Milton Bradley Co.
Michael Douvadjian '68
Senior Vice President, UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Alec Dubrowsky '18
Student, UMass Amherst
Robert "Bob" L. Epstein '67
Co-Chairman, Horizon Beverage Company
Daniel Feder '84
Managing Director, Washington University Investment Management Company
David Fubini '76
Director Emeritus, McKinsey & Company, Senior Lecturer Harvard Business School
Vice Chair, Boston Committee
David H. Gaunt '67, G'70
Partner, Murray & Gaunt Partners
Nan Giner '81
Practice Group Leader, Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP/Equity Partner
Chair, Planned Giving Committee
Merry Glosband '68
Consultant to Museums and Nonprofits, Adjunct Instructor, Graduate Professional Studies, Brandeis University
HaoHao Guo '11
Financial Director, Massachusetts International Academy
Benjamin Happ '98
Head of Marketing and Investor Relations, Myriad Asset Management
George Hertz '69, G'73
Chair, Finance & Audit Committee
James Hunt, DDS '77
Partner, Amity Street Dental
Elizabeth Anne Husted '82
Managing Director (retired), Goldman Sachs
Pamela M. Jacobs '69
Past Chair, Stewardship and Donor Relations Committee
James "Jess" Kane '70
Founding Partner, Natick Dental Partners and Dental Associates of Walpole
Past Chair, Athletics Committee
Richard M. Kelleher '73
Chairman, CEO & Founder, Pyramid Advisors, LLC
Past Chair, UMass Amherst Foundation
Robert M. Mahoney '70
President and CEO, Belmont Savings Bank
Chair, Boston Area Committee
Paul Manganaro '87
Sole Officer & Owner, Manganaro Bloodstock, Inc.
Jessica Morrison '19
Student, UMass Amherst
James P. Palermo '77
Founding Partner, Breton Capital Management, LLC
Karen Peters '87
Vice President Business Administration, New England Wire Products Co., Inc.
David Richter '96
Vice President, Aircraft Management Sales, Executive Jet Management
Charles Robinson '71
Vice Chairman, Rogers and Gray Insurance
Andrew T. Rudd
Chairman & CEO, Advisor Software, Inc.
Charles Sherwood '72 MS, '77 PhD
President/CEO/Director (retired) Anika Therapeutics, Inc.
Edward Shirley '78
President & CEO (retired) Bacardi Limited
Peter Trovato '05
Co-Founder and Partner, Copley Equity Partners
Patrick J. Veale '79
Area President, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Chair, Athletics Committee
Mark Winter '08
PanAgora Asset Management

Emeriti Directors

Henry L. Barr '68
Senior Partner, Barr & Cole Attorneys at Law
David J. Der Hagopian '72
Principal, Quanah Capital Corporation
Kenneth R. Feinberg ’67, HON'02
Founder/Managing Partner, Feinberg Rozen, LLP
Melvin Howard '57
Vice Chairman (retired), Xerox Corporation
Gordon N. Oakes Jr. ’63, HON'88

Ex Officios

Kumble R. Subbaswamy
Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Mark Fuller
Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations
Gretchen Gerzina
Dean, Commonwealth Honors College
John McCarthy
Interim Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UMass Amherst
Charles Pagnam
Vice President for Advancement and Executive Vice President for the UMass System Foundation, Inc.
Tricia Serio
Dean, College of Natural Sciences