Conference for Mercy Higher Education
E. Clayton Gengras Jr., Chair
Chairman — Gengras Motor Cars, Inc.
Patricia J. Rooney, RSM, ’58, M ’72, Vice Chair
Fund Development Consultant (retired)
Brewster Perkins, M.B.A., Secretary
Executive Vice President — Willis Towers Watson
Kathleen Driscoll Amatangelo ’62
President — KDA Interiors
Elizabeth C. Barton, J.D.
Partner — Day Pitney LLP
Linda Betz, Ph.D.
Chief Information Security Officer — Travelers
Gregory A. Boyko, J.D.
Chairman & CEO (retired) - Hartford Life International/Honorary Consul General of Japan
Judith A. Carey, RSM, M’72, H’91, Ph.D.
Manon Cox H’14, M.B.A., Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer — Protein Sciences Corporation
Suzanne N. Deliee, RSM, B.A., B.S.
Community Health Nurse — Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service
Rhona C. Free, Ph.D.
President — University of Saint Joseph
Sandra Bender Fromson, Ph.D.
Academic Specialist – Urban Studies Program, University of Connecticut
Martha S. Gervasi ’83, M.B.A.
Executive Vice President of Human Resources — The Hartford
Marion Griffin, M.S., M.B.A.
Vice President, Investment Strategy (retired) — Prudential Retirement
Paul Iannaccone, J.D.
Principal — RisCassi and Davis
Robert King, B.A.
Senior Vice President, SportsCenter and News — ESPN
Paddi LeShane, M.B.A.
CEO — Sullivan & LeShane, Inc.
Elizabeth A. McAuliffe, RSM, Ed.D
Dean of Undergraduate Studies — Salve Regina University
Thea Montañez, B.S.
Chief of Staff — City of Hartford
Cornelius O’Leary, J.D.
Adjunct Professor — UConn School of Law and Central Connecticut State University
John F. Rodis, M.D.
President — Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Janet Ruffing, RSM, Ph.D.
Professor of the Practice of Spirituality and Ministerial Leadership — Yale Divinity School
Alisa D. Sisic ’05, M.S.
Marketing and Communications Coordinator/Public Information Officer — Connecticut Airport Authority
Joseph J. Spalluto, J.D.
Private Capital Group
Robert Stingle, B.S.
Head of Wealth Management Americas Audit — UBS
Elaine M. Sweeney, RSM, M’85, Ph.D.
James Wakim, J.D.
President and Chief Operating Officer — The Simon Konover Company
Connie Weaver, B.S.
Co-founder and CEO — Tracker Group
Gerald J. Boisvert, B.S.
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer — Hartford Hospital
John L. Flannery H’99, B.S. †
Senior Executive Vice President (retired) — People’s Bank
Martin J. Gavin, B.A.
President and CEO (retired) — Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
Edward L. Hennessy Jr., B.S.
Chairman of the Board (retired) — Allied Corporation
Jeanne B. Merola, B.S.
Senior Vice President (retired) — Hartford Steam Boiler
Fay O’Brien, RSM, Ph.D.
Educational Consultant (retired)
Shelagh H. O’Neill ’59, J.D. †
John C. Reagan, B.S. †
Partner in Charge (retired) — Arthur Andersen & Co.
Philip J. Schulz H’13, B.B.A.
Managing Partner (retired) — PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Edmund See, J.D.
Partner (retired) — Day Pitney LLP
Joseph P. Toce Jr., J.D.
Managing Director — Andersen Tax
† in memoriam
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The University of Saint Joseph ranked in the top 10 of the Best Colleges in Connecticut for 2017-2018. College Consensus, a school ranking publisher, notes it “averages the latest results from the most respected college ranking systems with thousands of real student review scores from around the web to produce a unique College Consensus rating …