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
Andrew Mangels
Vice Chancellor, Administration and Finance, University of Massachusetts Amherst


Thomas Ackerman '76
Financial Consultant
Caren Arnstein '77
Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs (retired), Genzyme Corporation
Vice Chair, Development Committee
Douglas Berthiaume ‘71, HON'05
Chairman (retired), Waters Corporation
John Brooks '72, G'73
President & CEO NeuroBo Pharmaceuticals
Past Chair, Development Committee
Steve Buckley '78
Senior Writer, The Athletic
James Buonomo '74, '76G
Consultant, JRB Advising
Michelle A. Cardinal '89
CEO & Co-Founder, Rain the Growth Agency
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, Wealth Management UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Robert "Bob" L. Epstein '67
Co-Chairman, Horizon Beverage Company
Daniel Feder '84
Managing Director, Washington University Investment Management Company
Robert S. Feldman
Dean (Retired), University of Massachusetts Amherst
David Fubini '76
Director Emeritus, McKinsey & Company, Senior Lecturer Harvard Business School
Vice Chair, Engagement Committee
Benjamin James Anderson Gallacher '16
Principal, Blue Deer Capital Partners
David H. Gaunt '67, G'70
Partner, Murray & Gaunt Partners
Nan Giner '81
Practice Group Leader, Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP/Equity Partner
Past 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
Robert M. Mahoney '70
Retired President and CEO, Belmont Savings Bank
Chair, Engagement Committee
Paul Manganaro '87
Sole Officer & Owner, Manganaro Bloodstock, Inc.
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
Nancy Rosen '70
Charles Sherwood '72 MS, '77 PhD
President/CEO/Director (retired) Anika Therapeutics, Inc.
John Spinney '87
COO & CFO Bracebridge Capital, LLC
Peter Trovato '05
Co-Founder and Partner, Copley Equity Partners
Patrick J. Veale '79
Area President, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Past Chair, Athletics Committee

Emeriti Directors

John Armstrong
Vice President, Science and Technology (retired), IBM
Henry L. Barr '68
Senior Partner, Barr & Cole Attorneys at Law
George "Trigger" Burke '56, HON '96
David J. Der Hagopian '72
Principal, Quanah Capital Corporation
Kenneth R. Feinberg ’67, HON'02
Founder/Managing Partner Law Offices of Kenneth R. Feinberg, PC
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
Theresa Curry '21
Interim Vice Chancelor, University of Massachusetts Amherst
John McCarthy
Interim Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UMass Amherst
Simon J. Neame
Dean University Libraries, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Charles Pagnam
Vice President for Advancement and Executive Vice President for the UMass System Foundation, Inc.
Tricia Serio
Dean, College of Natural Sciences
Kimberly Sherman '87, '15 PhD
Assistant Professor of Economics & Management, Westfield State University
President UMass Amherst Alumni Association