The Founders’ Council consists of founding members who support the College at leadership levels (Long Walk Societies). They set direction and programs for the Council and make a commitment to a three-year term.
Sophie Bell Ayres '77, P'12,'13 Glen Cove, NY
Executive Vice President, The Bullen Insurance Group
Patrice Ball-Reed '80, Chicago, IL
Associate Judge, State of Illinois
Emmy Tracy Bernard '98, Gaylordsville, CT
Director of Investor Relations & Marketing, Forum Asset Management, LLC.
Claire E. Bigelow '83, Brooklyn, NY
French Teacher, Grace Church School
Jennifer L. Blum '88, Arlington, VA
Sr. Vice President External Relations & Public Policy, Laureate Education
Emily Latour Bogle '79, Bronxville, NY
Aimee S. Brown '74, San Francisco, CA
Pilar P. Bristow '89, Lakeville, CT
Aimee S. Brown '74, San Francisco, CA
Deborah Jones Buck '78, New York, NY
Designer, Buck House
Cionna M. Buckley '78, Little Silver, NJ
Director of Finance, bMobilized, Inc.
Jennifer M. Cattier '92, New York, NY
Head of Alternatives Legal, Deutsche Bank
Stephanie Borynack Clark '96, New York, NY
Vice President, Wally Findlay Galleries International Inc.
Sarah Koeppel Cohn '83, New York, NY
General Counsel, Koeppel, Tener, Riguardi, Inc.
Lisa M. Coleman '81, New York, NY
Fixed Income Asset Management, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
Crisanne M. Colgan M'74, Wethersfield, CT
Principal, City of Avon, CT
Diane DePatie Consoli '88, New Canaan, CT
Owner, Boxtree Interiors
Jennifer F. Cooper '89, Brooklyn, NY
Designer, J. Crew Group, Inc.
Victoria Dauphinot '79, New York, NY
Chairman, Brilliants Inc.
Katherine E. DeConti '98, New York, NY
Director of Development, The Perlman Music Group
Lisa Cadette Detwiler '87, Brooklyn, NY
Nina McNeely Diefenbach '80, Pelham, NY
VP Development and Membership, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Julie G. Diez '88, Morris Plains, NJ
Senior Vice President, Trust Company of the West
Debra J. Doucette P'10, Bloomfield, CT
Nancy Heffner Donovan '71, Naples, FL
President-Owner, Ames Travel Service
Suzanne Rittenberg Dyer '85, Summit, NJ
Barbara C. Elia '85, Lexington, MA
Senior Managing Director, Principal, Cassidy Turley FHO Partners
Christine E. Elia '96, Sharon, CT
Founder and CEO, Closet Couture
Elizabeth Elting '87, New York, NY
President and CEO, Transperfect Translations
Julie A. Gionfriddo '96, S. Glastonbury, CT
VP, Landmark Partners, Inc.
Lisa M. Godek, Ph.D. '88, New York, NY
Lisa M. Heilbronn '76, Washington DC
Director, Office of Alumni Affairs, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs
Margaret L. Herzog '76, Larchmont, NY
Regan S. Hofmann '89, Pennington, NJ
Editor-in-Chief, POZ Magazine
Allyn Magrino Holmberg '89, New Canaan, CT
President & Co-Founder, Susan Magrino Agency
Karen A. Jeffers, Esq. '76, Fairfield, CT
Partner, Jeffers Cowherd P.C.
Joanne E. Johnson, Esq. '79, New York, NY
Managing Director and Head of US Wealth Advisory, JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Mary Jo Matel Keating '74, West Hartford, CT
Secretary of the College, Trinity College
Eleanor Wenner Kerr '81, University Park, MD
Director of Gov't Affairs, Siemens Corporation
Cynthia Woosnam Ketchum '90, New York, NY
Vice President, PaineWebber Incorporated
Patricia Mairs Klestadt, Esq. '80, P'09, '11, New York, NY
Karen Fink Kupferberg '73, P'07, Framingham, MA
Board of Directors, Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
Patti Mantell-Broad '73, M'80, P'06, West Hartford, CT
Nina Chiara McElroy '80, New York, NY
Senior VP/Senior Wealth Advisor, Bank of America Corp.
Mary Penniman Moran '76, Greenwich, CT
Board Member, Family Centers
Alexis Brashich Morledge '90, Point Lookout, NY
Director of Admissions, The Green Vale School
Peyton Tansill Muldoon '91, New York, NY
Sotheby's Holdings, Inc.
Victoria Tilney Munsell '75, P'03, New York, NY
E. Carter Wunts Norton '79, New Canaan, CT
Founder/President, Magical Music for Life
Palmer D. O'Sullivan '98, New York, NY
Director, Sponsor Coverage, Alvarez & Marsal
Carolyn A. Pelzel '74, New London, NH
Margaret-Mary V. Preston '79, Darien, CT
Board of Trustees, Wadsworth Atheneum
Elizabeth S. Pyne '02, New York, NY
Designer, McMillen Inc.
Melissa Bronzino Regan '87, Avon, CT
Associate Director of Alumni Relations, Trinity College
Dorothy T. Sales '88, Washington, DC
US Peace Corps/United Nations Vol. Corps
Linda E. Scott '80, New York, NY
Managing Director, Governance for Owners
Susannah Smetana '91, New York, NY
Lydia L. Potter Snyder '05, New York, NY
Sr. Development Associate, New York University
Anne Kearney Staniford '97, New York, NY
Fundraising Consultant, National Academy Foundation
Sarah E. Sturrock '03, Brooklyn, NY
Global Brand Manager, Approach Textiles Inc.
Karen K. Thomas '78, P'12, Rye, NY
Cornelia Parsons Thornburgh '80, Palm Beach, FL
Elizabeth Thrasher-Broidy '80, East Aurora, NY
Principal and Co-Founder, Web Broadcasting Company, The Webisodes.com
Joy Tomlinson '79, P'13, New York, NY
Financial Analyst, Metal Working Lubricants
Rhea Pincus Turteltaub '82, Encino, CA
Vice Chancellor, UCLA
Kathryn George Tyree '86, New York, NY
Chief Risk Officer, Brown Brothers, Harriman & Co.
Wendy S. Walker '87, Chatham, NJ
Partner, Business and Finance, Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius
Constance Hart Walkingshaw '74, Wellesley, MA
Marketing Manager, McCormick & Company, Inc.
Jean M. Walshe '83, New York, NY
Managing Director/Client Advisor, J. P. Morgan Asset Management
Linda A. Wells '80, New York, NY
Editor-in-Chief, Allure Magazine/Conde-Nast Publications
Wendy Yun '93, New York, NY
Managing Director & Associate General Counsel, Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Courtney Cimilluca Zanelli '90, Summit, NJ
Kitchen and Bath Designs, Courtney Zanelli Design
If you have questions about the Council or are interested in serving in a leadership role as a Council Member or an Associate Member, please contact: