Board of Directors

The UConn Foundation, Inc., is governed by a volunteer board of elected directors, drawn from corporations and community organizations, as well as ex officio members from the University administration, faculty, and student body.

The Board’s strong constituency reflects the set of professional backgrounds, skills, and knowledge necessary to achieve ambitious goals for the Foundation. Its members give time, expertise and financial resources, helping the University become one of the top public research universities in the nation.

Board Membership

Officers

Chair John Malfettone
Interim President & CEO John R. Fodor
Treasurer Michael Koppel ’78
Secretary Craig W. Ashmore ’85
Senior Vice President of Finance & Administration and CFO Gerald J. Ganz, Jr.
Senior Vice President for Development Jake Lemon

Members

Ray Allen
Professional Basketball Player
Craig W. Ashmore ’85
Principal, Platinum Equity
Beverly Hills, Calif.
George R. Aylward ’88
President & Chief Executive Officer
Virtus Investment Partners
Hartford, Conn.
Mark A. Beaudoin ’82
Partner & CFO
Ziff Capital Partners
New York, N.Y.
Alan Bennett ’69
Ropes & Gray
Washington D.C.
Melinda T. Brown ’77 ’85
Senior Vice President & Corporate Controller
Coach, Inc., New York, N.Y.
Patrick M. Campion ’83
CEO of the Onshore Private Bank for HSBC Bank USA, N.A.
New York, N.Y.
Noha H. Carrington ’85
CFO
Uplift, Inc.
William Clemens III, ’89 ’98
Managing Director – Healthcare Practice
Russel Reynolds Associates
Leah Darak ’95
Physician
Women’s Health Connecticut
Huntington, Conn.
Angelo DeFazio ’85
President & CEO
Arrow Pharmacy and Nutrition Center
Canton, Conn.
Frances K. Del Boca Ph.D ’71
Chicago, Ill.
Amy Errett ’79
CEO, Madison Reed
San Francisco, Calif.
Drew Figdor ’83
Partner/Partfolio Manager
Tiedemann Investment Group
New York, N.Y.
David H. Ford ’88
Founding Partner & Co-Portfolio Manager
Latigo Partners, L.P.
New York, N.Y.
Albert J. Foreman ’95
Partner/Chief Investment Officer
Tuatara Capital
New York, N.Y.
Jonathan Greenblatt ’77
Partner
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Washington, D.C.
Steven Greenspan ’85 JD
Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel
United Technologies Corp.
Debra Hess ’86
NorthStar Asset Management
Old Greenwich, Conn.
Michael Koppel ’78
Executive Vice President & CFO
Nordstrom, Inc.
Bellevue, Wash.
 Douglas P. Lawrence ’97
Managing Principal
Five Stone Green Capital LLC
New York, N.Y.
John P. Malfettone ’77
Senior Managing Director & Chief Compliance Officer
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC
New York, N.Y.
Kimberly T. Manning ’83
Principal and Chief Executive Officer
Cronin and Company, Inc.
Glastonbury, Conn.
Benjamin W. Michelson ’96
Managing Partner
Sail Harbor Capital LLC
Joseph Parsons ’79 (BUS)
Management Committee Member
Bridgewater Associates, LP
Weston, Conn.
William J. Quinlan, III ’92
President and CEO, PSNH
Eversource Energy
Berlin, Conn.
Lori Riiska ’84
CPA
Lori Riiska CPA, LLC
Winsted, Conn.
Anthony Rizza ’87
Senior Managing Director/ Portfolio Manager
Columbus Circle Investors
Westport, Conn.
Michael Rosen ’89 ’93
Anesthesiologist
Northeastern Anesthesia
Riverside, Conn.
Adam L. Schwartz ’97
Co-President
S&S Worldwide
Colchester, Conn.
Robert I. Sherman ’79
SVP Strategic Development
Shenkman Capital Management, Inc.
Stamford, Conn.
Mr. Robert J. Skinner ’93
Senior Managing Director & Portfolio Manager
First Republic Bank
Menlo Park, Calif.
Daniel D. Toscano ’87
Managing Director
Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc.
New York, N.Y.
Nadine Francis West ’89
Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer & Corporate Secretary
Protein Sciences Corporation
Hartford, Conn.
Harriet Munrett Wolfe, Esq. ’76
Executive VP, General Counsel and Secretary
Webster Bank & Webster Financial Corporation
Waterbury, Conn.

 Ex Officio Members

President of the University Susan Herbst
The University’s Chief Academic Officer Craig H. Kennedy
The Senior Administrator from UConn Health Andrew Agwunobi
The Chief Financial Officer of the University Scott Jordan
The Chief Administrator from the Department of Athletics David Benedict
University Board of Trustee Marilda L. Gándara ’78
Interim President of the Corporation John R. Fodor
Student Foundation Representative Anthony J. Patelunas
University Faculty Member Michael Willig

Emeriti

David I. Barton ’61
Darien, Conn.
Alan R. Bennett ’69
Partner
Ropes & Gray
Washington, D.C.
Gerald D. DesRoches ’82
Managing Director
Andersen Tax, LLC
New York, N.Y.
Peter Drotch ’64
Vice Chairman (Retired)
Pricewaterhouse Coopers
Framingham, Mass.
Roger H. Felberbaum ’64
Senior Vice President – Financial Consultant
RBC Wealth Management
New York, N.Y.
Mark E. Freitas ’81
President & CEO
Mark Edward Partners LLC
Palm Beach, Fla.
Gary S. Gladstein ’66/’08H
Senior Consultant
Soros Fund Management LLC
New York, N.Y.
Mickey E. Herbert
Fairfield, Conn.
Lisa Klauser ’90
President
Integrated Marketing Services
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Gerald M. Lieberman ’69
Retired
AllianceBernstein LP
New York, N.Y.
Joseph C. Papa, Jr. ’78
Chairman, President & CEO
Perrigo Company
Allegan, Mich.
Marsha P. Roth ’67
Senior Managing Director
Angelo, Gordon
New York, N.Y.
Mark R. Shenkman ’65 ’07H
President and Chief Investment Officer
Shenkman Capital Management, Inc.
New York, N.Y.
Wendy R. Watkins ’74
Lake Forest, Ill.
Elease E. Wright ’76
Hartford, Conn.