Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of Nichols, responsible for all academic, administrative, and financial affairs within the College.


Constantine Alexander


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

Vice Chair

Retired Assistant Vice President, Talent Acquisition, MAPFRE USA Corp.

Stephen A. Davis ’80


Partner, Ventry Industries, LLC

Board Members

Lindsey Rugg ’22

Customer Relations Advocate, Fidelity Investments

Cynthia A. Begin ’87

First Deputy Commissioner, MA Division of Banks

Amahl Williams

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

Glenn Sulmasy

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

Joseph Bartulis

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.

Asuman Göksel

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

Trustee Emeriti

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.