Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is the governing body of Nichols, responsible for all academic, administrative, and financial affairs within the College.
Senior Counsel, Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP
Randall V. Becker ’83 MBA ’96
Chairman of the Board
Retired Executive Vice President & CFO, MAPFRE USA Corp.
Carolyn Burke MBA ’92
Retired Assistant Vice President, Talent Acquisition, MAPFRE USA Corp.
Stephen A. Davis ’80
Partner, Ventry Industries, LLC
Lindsey Rugg ’22
Customer Relations Advocate, Fidelity Investments
Cynthia A. Begin ’87
First Deputy Commissioner, MA Division of Banks
Reveal Group, Partner
Jaime Paris Boisvert
Director, Higher Education Market at Johnson Controls
Thomas J. Hall ’69
Managing Director - Investments, Tower Point Wealth Management, LLC
Tammy A. (Wolf) Smyrl ’94
Services Account Manager, Hewlett Packard
President, Nichols College
Thomas H. Niles ’63
Senior Advisor, Boston Residential Group, LLC
Richard T. Moore
Former Member, Massachusetts State Senate
Stefany C. Mendez ’13 MBA ’16
Procurement Category Lead, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
John H. McClutchy, Jr. ’72
President, JHM Financial Group, LLC
Peter L. Lynch ’74
Retired President, CEO & Chairman of the Board, Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc.
Thomas S. Lodge ’79
Former Partner, PricewaterhouseCooper
Robert B. Kuppenheimer ’69
Retired Vice President & Managing Director, Distribution Development, Nuveen Investments, LLC
Officer, Fletcher Tilton, PC
David G. Hale ’75
Retired Senior Vice President of the Americas, Polaroid Corporation
Samuel R. Haines ’73
Chairman & CEO, Gear Motions, Inc.
Vice President, IBEC Consultancy Education
Anna Dyakiv ’14
VIP Member Experience Executive, Boston Celtics
Edwin B. Donahue ’72
Former Sr. Vice President/CFO, Vitruvian Exploration, LLC
John H. Davis ’72
Chairman & CEO, Ventry Industries, LLC
James W. Coghlin, Sr. ’67
Chairman & Coach, Coghlin Companies, Inc.
Jennie L. Caissie MBA ’00
Attorney, Michael V. Caplette Law Office
James C. Brown ’87
Retired Executive VP & Chief Lending Officer, Boston Private Bank & Trust
Jonathan M. Birtwell ’06
Trader / Portfolio Manager, Panagora Asset Management
Jane T. Birckhead
Agent, Assured Partners NL
Alice C. Belden ’85 MBA ’92
Retired Customer Service & Systems Manager, Rogers Corporation
David G. Bedard ’86
Retired, Senior Vice President of Finance New York Life Insurance
Richard B. Hardy
Chairman Emeritus, Affinity Group
David F. Lombard ’65
Retired Publications Consultant, Jostens, Inc.
Robert J. Vaudreuil ’77
Retired President & CEO, The Protector Group Insurance Agency, Inc.
John B. Dirlam
President, J.I. Morris Company
Gerald Fels ’66
Retired Director & Chief Executive Officer, The Commerce Group, Inc.