Regents

Officers of the Board

The list below was most recently updated on May 20, 2019.

David Gordon '75, Chair, Business Strategy and Development Consultant
Kathleen Behrens '85, Vice Chair, President, Social Responsibility and Player Programs, National Basketball Association
Gary Masse ’85, Vice Chair, Chief Executive Officer, Stant USA Corporation
Paul Sittard '85, Vice Chair, North American Sales Manager, First Sensor, Inc.



Donald Allan ’86,
 Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Stanley Black & Decker
Victoria Cerami ’81, Chief Executive Officer and Owner, Cerami & Associates, Inc.
Elsa Chin A’07,’09, Vice President, Global Philanthropy, J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation
Joseph Coughlin '80, Chief Executive Officer, Corporate Risks Solutions, LLC
Nicholas Galluccio '72, President and CEO, Teton Advisors, Inc
Kevin Grant '82, M '86, CEO, President and Chairman, CYS Investments, Inc.
Nels Highberg, Vice Chair, Faculty Senate, University of Hartford
Jeffrey Hoffman, Co-Chairman, Hoffman Auto Group
Francis X. Hursey A '73, '77, Owner/President, On Site Gas Systems and Founder, Z-Medica Corporation
Rosy Kapur, Principal and Consultant, Abacusnet Solutions, LLC and Owner, Liquid Nirvana
Jerome Katrichis, Chair, Faculty Senate, University of Hartford
Karen Kelleher, Executor, Wadsworth Atheneum
Michelle King ’90, Vice President and Certified Project Management Professional, State Street Corporation
Deborah Koltenuk, Head of Benefits (retired), Aetna, Inc.
Patricia A. McKinley A '72, Cheshire, Conn.
Bobbi McNeil '94,
Director (retired), Imaging Services, Hartford Hospital
Glenn Messemer, Trustee and Secretary, The Kaman Foundation, Inc.
Stephen Mulready M '77, Executive Vice President and COO, Crum & Forster
Esther Pryor, Owner and Operator, EAPRYOR, LLC
Girish Rishi M '92, Chief Executive Officer, JDA Software Group, Inc.
Jeffrey Shoham, President and Owner, Jerry’s Artarama of Connecticut, Inc. and Jerry’s Artarama of Knoxville, Tennessee, Inc. 
Brian Smith, Partner, Robinson and Cole, LLP
David Thompson ’89, M ’91, Area Vice President, Boston Scientific Corporation 
Gregory Woodward, President, University of Hartford

Student Representatives

Eileen Chen, Graduate Student, University of Hartford
Yavana Ganesh, Undergraduate Student, University of Hartford
Olaleye Onikuyide, Undergraduate Student, University of Hartford

Chair Emeriti

(1988-1993) Wallace Barnes (Hon. '88), Chairman (retired), Barnes Group, Inc.
(1983-1988) Stillman B. Brown (Hon. '90), Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (retired), United Technologies
(2005-2008) Peter Eio (Hon. '09), President (retired), LEGO Systems, Inc.
(1998-2003) Arnold C. Greenberg (Hon. '89), Private Investor and Business Consultant
(1970-1975) The Honorable Jon O. Newman (Hon. '75), Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
(2013-2018) Lucille Nickerson, President, Nickerson-Zegarelli Consultants, LLC
(1993-1998) G. Robert O'Brien M '66, President (retired), CIGNA Employee Benefits Company

Honorary and Life Regents

Wallace Barnes (Hon. '88), Chairman (retired), Barnes Group, Inc.
Stillman B. Brown (Hon. '90), Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (retired), United Technologies
Richard Cardin '62, United Parcel Service (retired)
Rhoda Chase, West Hartford, Conn.
Peter Eio (Hon. '09), President (retired), LEGO Systems, Inc.
Robert Forrester '66 (Hon. '17), President and CEO, Newman's Own Foundation and Executive Chairman, Newman's Own, Inc.
Arnold C. Greenberg (Hon. '89), Private Investor and Business Consultant
Helen B. Gray, Farmington, Conn.
Morton E. Handel (Hon. '02), Chairman (retired), Marvel Enterprises, Inc.
Susan McCray, Vice President, Producer/Casting Director, Ten-K Productions
The Honorable Jon O. Newman (Hon. '75), Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
G. Robert O'Brien M '66, President (retired), CIGNA Employee Benefits Company
Thomas Reich, Managing General Partner, D & R Investment Partnership
Belle K. Ribicoff, Hartford, Conn.
David Schupp '63, Chairman, Schupp & Grochmal
Jean-Pierre van Rooy, Chairman (retired), Otis Elevator Co.