Maria Pedemonti Clifford graduated in 1988 with a B.A. in Art History and is an 18 year veteran of the fashion industry with experience in merchandising, product development and forecasting. She worked as a footwear executive for May Department Stores and Brown Shoe Company before starting her own consulting company in 2004. Maria has helped designers, retailers and wholesalers design, produce and merchandise fashion accessories for the mass market. Maria enjoys sharing her passion for fashion with students and entrepreneurs and taught forecasting at Fontbonne University and advised business school candidates at St. Louis University. Maria served as Regional Director of Fashion Group International from 2006-2008. In 2011, she started a new venture, Great Estates, offering estate and consignment sale services.
Maria lives in St. Louis, Missouri with her husband, Nick '88, and two sons. She serves on numerous local boards including the Friends Board of the St. Louis Art Museum and the St. Louis Association for Gifted Education.
Diane DePatie Consoli "DeDe" graduated from Trinity in 1988 with a BA in Economics. While at Trinity she was President of Tri-Delta sorority, played rugby, and studied abroad at the Barbieri Center, Rome Italy. Diane worked in NYC in the garment industry as both a buyer and wholesaler in ladies apparel at Saks, Lord & Taylor, and Carole Little. Her most recent position was Vice- President Sales for Nautica Womens Apparel.
Currently, Diane owns and runs an Interior Decorating business serving Fairfield County. She also serves on the Board of Horizons Student Enrichment program run from New Canaan Country School. Diane has had many leadership roles in the school community as well as the town of New Canaan. She just completed a three year term as Chair of New Canaan Country School's Annual Fund campaign. Diane also served as Town Clerk for her summer community of Quonochontaug, RI and an Alumni Interviewer for Trinity.
Diane lives in New Canaan with her husband Victor Consoli ’87, their two daughters Olivia (13) and Grace (10) and two dogs. Her family legacy at Trinity runs deep-her father, Tom DePatie- Trinity ’52, was a Trustee of the college and brother in law, Rob Buffum was a member of the class of 1997.
Will received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity College in 2009. He graduated with a major in Public Policy and Law with a minor in Visual Studies.
While at Trinity, Will was an active participant in many facets of campus life. As a freshman, he started in the Admissions Office as a tour guide for the College. Moving from the Admissions to the Alumni Relations and Development, will worked as an Alumni Ambassador and a student caller to help raise money for the College’s various campaigns. Very active in the College’s Community Service and Civic Engagement Office, he was Co-Coordinator of Trinity’s community service themed housing PRAXIS for his Junior and Senior year where he continued to lead many of the community service initiatives, on and off campus.
Currently, Will is a Senior Associate within the Client Services Department at Euro RSCG Life 4D, a full service digital health communications advertising agency within the HAVAS family. During his two and a half years at Euro RSCG Life 4D, a division focused on innovative digital work, Will has worked on both the account services and project managements sides of the business. He has worked with companies such as sanofi-aventis, Pfizer, and Janssen helping their products have a bigger presence in the digital space.
John Dalsheim resides in New York City. He has been in the investment management business since graduating from Trinity in 1987. While at Trinity, John majored in political science, served on the student council, and is a brother at St. Anthony Hall. John’s interests include skiing, aviation and public policy.
Virginia received her B.A. in history from Trinity and went on to earn her M.A. from Columbia University in 1985. She lives in Dedham, Massachusetts, with her husband, Lester Duke P’12, P’14. Virginia and Lester, who is a vice president/senior investment analyst at Atlantic Trust, have three children: Perrin F. Duke ’12 (B.A. in economics, public policy, and law major; crew), Paige V. Duke ’14 (political science major; field hockey), and Chapin Duke (Paige’s twin). Her brother-in-law, Peter Wells Duke ’77, passed away in 1991. While at Trinity, Virginia played squash and tennis and participated in swimming. She remains active in the College through her service as a Long Walk Societies volunteer. She also has served as a member and program chair of several Reunion committees.
Judy Ewald graduated from Trinity in 1980 with a B.A. in Religion. She is presently employed in New York City as the Director of Municipal Credit Research at Western Asset Management, a Legg Mason subsidiary. Judy is active in her local church, and has participated on reunion committees for the Class of '80. Judy's family has a strong bond with the College; her daughter Elizabeth graduated in May with the Class of 2011, while son Connor joins the Class of 2015 in September. She looks forward to serving Trinity in this new role.
Mike is a managing director, institutional equity sales, at Caris & Company in Los Angeles, with more than 25 years of institutional sales experience. Prior to his career in institutional sales, he was a managing consultant at Data Resources, Inc. (DRI), based in New York, and then Los Angeles. Mike double majored in economics and psychology at Trinity and was active in AIESEC (International Association of Students in Economics and Management) and WRTC-FM, as a sports broadcaster. He also received his MBA in finance at the University of Chicago. Mike has headed Trinity’s Los Angeles area club for many years, is co-president of his class, and has co-chaired his last two Trinity reunions. His oldest daughter, Sara, graduated from Trinity in 2005.
Ann Carroll Harris serves as the Director of Class, Reunion & Parent Giving at Phillips Academy in Andover, MA. In that role she oversees the annual giving program and works closely with her colleagues to raise the funds to provide access to “youth from every quarter”. After graduating from Trinity as a history major, she worked for many years in education and then graduated from Boston University with an MBA in strategic planning for health care. After several years in that industry, and as the mother of young children, she found her way to the development office at Wellesley College. With many years as a volunteer fundraiser for many different causes, development was a great fit. Her two sons and a daughter-in-law are graduates of Trinity, 1998 and 2001. She and her husband, Neal, live in Newton, MA.
Hayden Howell is a Vice President in the Chief Investment Office at JPMorgan Chase. She is an active member of the New York Junior League, New York Lawn Bowling Club, and the Junior Council of Daniel’s Music Foundation. Hayden received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Trinity College in 2006. While at Trinity, she was a teaching assistant in the Economics department, tour guide for the Office of Admissions, served on the Academic Honor Council and Appeals Board, and studied abroad at the Rome Campus. Hayden remains involved with Trinity as a member of the Long Walk Societies and as an Alumni Admissions volunteer.
Bill graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in economics and a “minor” in rowing. He is currently a Senior Associate at McKinsey & Co, a management consulting firm. Previously he was a Product Manager at StarMine, a financial software start up, and an Analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Market Group. He earned an MBA from the University of Virginia in 2012. At Trinity, he was involved with the crew team, ski team, and the Chapel Singers and was the president of his class. Bill currently lives with his wife Ellie in Greenwich, CT.
Miyuki earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Trinity in 1985. Following graduation, she worked in advancement at various educational institutions, including Trinity and Yale University. Subsequently, Miyuki earned a Masters in Education from Harvard University and later her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University. She has been an analyst with the Disciplinary Review Board of the Supreme Court of New Jersey and served as a Superior Court of New Jersey judicial law clerk following law school. Since 1994, Miyuki has been practicing real estate and land use law in the Princeton area and is presently with the firm of Stevens & Lee, a PA P.C. Prior to joining the NAA, Miyuki has served as an alumni admissions volunteer.
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Douglas Kim has spent his career helping to build some of the country's best-known brands at several creative New York ad agencies. A copywriter by trade, he is the co-creative director of New York ad agency Dovecote, as well as the Class Secretary for the Class of 1987. While at Trinity, he was a member of St. Anthony Hall and the Trinity Pipes. He has also previously held a position on his class's 25th Reunion Committee.
Charles graduated with a B.S. in biology and then earned his M.B.A. at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He served as chairman and chief executive officer of Gotaas Larsen Shipping Corporation from 1988 to 1997. His work history also includes time as president and chief executive officer of Gulf Resources and Chemical Corporation and in acquisition finance and equity investments at Bank of Boston. He also spent three years on active duty as a U.S. Coast Guard officer. Charles, who lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts, was previously married to Deborah Goodwin Klotz P’92, and together they have two children: Christine Cullingford Klotz ’92 (B.A., theater and dance) and Suzanne Klotz. His niece, Jennifer Cole Jacobsen ’89, also graduated from Trinity. While at the College, Charles was a member of Cerebus and Theta Xi, and he played lacrosse. His later involvement with Trinity includes serving as a class agent for many years, volunteering with the Long Walk Societies, and working on Reunion committee.
Justin is a Managing Director of Strategic Development for Tradition Energy, a global energy management and advisory firm based in Stamford, CT. Previously Justin spent over 25 years working in private equity and leveraged finance in New York, and was a Founding Partner of UBS Capital Americas, the private equity arm of UBS in the Americas. Justin has served on numerous corporate and non- profit boards and currently is active on the Community Advisory Board for Scouting in Darien. He received a MBA from Columbia University and currently lives in Darien, CT with his wife Marie and their three children.
Doug graduated from Trinity in 1989 with a degree in Chemistry. He also holds a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences and a PhD in Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics from the Boston University School of Medicine. He is currently Director of Drug Discovery at CHDI, a biotechnology company focused solely on developing therapeutics for Huntington’s disease. Doug also serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for CureDuchenne, a foundation fighting Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, is a member of the Neuropharmacology and Diagnostics SBIR study section of the NIH, and is a Lecturer at the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy and Regulatory Sciences.
Doug is a long time Trinity supporter being involved with the Boston and Los Angeles alumni clubs, was an alumni admissions volunteer, and is currently President of his class. His legacy at Trinity includes brother, Scott Macdonald ’98.
Tanya graduated from Trinity in 2000 with a degree in American Studies. She is a marketing manager with Wells Fargo Family Wealth and earned her MBA at the University of California, Davis. Prior to her role at Wells Fargo, Tanya worked for several years in higher education administration and in philanthropy. She held numerous positions at The San Francisco Foundation and is a Community Fellow at Full Circle Fund, an engaged philanthropy organization. Tanya attended the Trinity-in-San Francisco Program and later worked for the program as its Assistant Director. Since that time, she has been actively involved with the San Francisco Trinity Alumni Club. She currently lives in San Francisco with her husband John.
After graduation from Trinity with a BA in Government, Chris attended the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University, receiving a MPA in 1970. Following military service, Chris worked for the Budget Review Division of the Office of Management and Budget in Washington, D.C.
In 1973, Chris joined Princeton University and has worked in a variety of capacities in budget and finance areas, including serving as Vice President for Finance and Treasurer from 2001 through 2008. Since that time, he has served as Vice President and Senior Advisor to the President, concentrating on local real estate transactions. In the past, Chris has served on and chaired the board of the Council on Government Relations, a group of administrators representing major research universities. He has also held numerous volunteer roles at Trinity Church, Princeton and the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey. He currently serves on the Vestry of Trinity Church Wall Street.
Chris and his wife Judy have two grown married daughters. Chris is delighted to join the NAA and to be able to share insights gained from his many years in higher education with his Alma Mater.
Beth Miller currently works as the development director at The Mark Twain House & Museum. She is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for all the contributed income. She successfully executed fundraising support for the largest special event in the organization’s history—Mark My Words: An Evening with David Baldacci, John Grisham, and Jodi Picoult—which garnered significant new corporate sponsorship, local and national, for the organization.
Prior to work at The Mark Twain House & Museum, she was the development director at the Hartford Youth Scholars Foundation, a start-up educational organization that helps urban Hartford Students access private schools across the state. Beth was responsible for establishing and launching the fundraising architecture for the organization.
Her fundraising career started at Trinity, where she also became a writing instructor. She was a key writer for the successful $1.5M extension grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in support of the Learning Corridor in Hartford and was also a key writer for collateral material that initiated funding for the Koeppel Community Sports Center.
Gary graduated from Trinity in 1975 with a degree in Economics. While at Trinity he was captain of the track team and president of the student government. He obtained his law degree from Georgetown in 1978. After graduating from law school he worked at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and he is now a partner with Steptoe & Johnson LLP in Washington, D.C., where he practices public utility law (One of his clients is The Connecticut Light & Power Company, the college’s electric utility.) He has served Trinity as a class secretary and reunion volunteer. Gary has three daughters, Katie (25), Jennie (21) and Melissa (19). He is still running, and qualified for his first Boston Marathon this year.
Alexis graduated from Trinity in 1990, with a BA in American Studies and concentration in American Architecture. She then received her certificate in Interior Design from the New York School of Interior Design. Building on internships she had an undergrad at Strawberry Banke Museum (Portsmouth, NH) and the Municipal Art Society of New York (NY, NY), Alexis worked for The National Trust for Historic Preservation (Chesterwood Museum, Stockbridge, MA) before focusing on a career in educational fundraising. Alexis returned to the College in 1991 and worked as an Assistant Director of Annual Giving and Associate Director of Annual Giving until the fall of 1994. She then returned home to New York and went to worked at The Nightingale Bamford School, serving as Director of Annual Giving, Director of Alumni Relations and ultimately as the Interim Director of Development. Alexis returned to work after a six year hiatus and is currently the Associate Director of Advancement & Director of Alumni Relations at The Green Vale School (Old Brookville, NY).
Alexis has volunteered since graduation and served as a Trinity Class Agent, Alumni Admissions interviewer, Longwalk Societies Volunteer and Reunion Chair.
Alexis is married to L.J. Morledge. They have two sons, Louis (12) and Alexander (9). As a third generation Trinity alumna, she has high hopes for one of her sons to follow in her footsteps and start the fourth generation of Trinity grads.
Paul, who received his B.A. in political science, currently serves as director of government relations for Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy. Paul oversees the development of the governor’s legislative agenda and manages the coordination and mobilization of legislative support for legislative proposals and policies from the governor and state agencies. Prior to this role, Paul served as senior policy analyst for Malloy as the lead for policy and legislative coordination of the governor’s energy, transportation, and economic development initiatives. Previously, he served as deputy state director to U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), managing the senator’s constituent and political outreach operations. In addition, he served in numerous roles during his tenure with U.S. Congressman and former Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus John B. Larson (D-CT), including communications director for the congressman’s legislative and Democratic Caucus offices as well as senior adviser to the congressman’s 2010 re-election campaign. At Trinity, Paul took part in the College’s Legislative Internship Program. He was a four-year letterman at cornerback on the Bantam football team and was a member of three consecutive undefeated New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championship teams, ending his career with a 31-1 record. He was named to the All-NESCAC team in his senior year. He was a Linley R. and Helen P. Coykendall Scholar from 2003-2007 and the recipient of the Robert R. Bartlett Award in Athletics in 2007. Since graduation, the East Hartford, Connecticut, resident has served Trinity through the Bantam Alumni Mentoring Network and his Reunion committee.
Ashley graduated from Trinity in 1995. She is an analyst at the hedge fund Knott Partners and is currently in the MBA program at the Zarb School of Business. Prior to Knott Partners, she spent fourteen years in Equity Capital Markets at CIBC World Markets in New York.
Ashley started volunteering as a Senior Class Gift Agent. She has been a Trinity Class Agent since graduating and is currently the President of the Class of 1995. Ashley also volunteers for the Boys & Girls Club of Glen Cove, New York.
Ashley is married to George Myles and they have two daughters, Ellie and Caroline.
Michael currently serves as Executive Chairman of ClearPath, Inc. After graduating from Trinity in 1990 with a B.A. in Political Science, he became a Foreign Service Officer with the US Department of State and has held a number of senior positions in both the government and the private sector. He obtained his Master of Business Administration degree from Emory University in 2001 and also studied international business issues at Nijenrode University in The Netherlands. Michael has volunteered for Trinity in a number of capacities, including several positions within the Trinity Club of Washington, DC. He is a member of St. Anthony Hall, and has served as both an officer and a board member of the St. Anthony Trust of Hartford. Michael is married to Ami Susan Petrucelli, and has three sons: Aiden, Bricen, and Coleson.
Barlow graduated from Trinity in 1979 with a BS, Computer Coordinate Degree with Mechanical Engineering. He spent the next 18 years working in New York City with the last 14 as a salesperson in the bond market focused on treasury and mortgage securities.
In the ensuing years he has been Vice President, Co-Owner with his wife Beth Peelle of Peelle & Associates, Ltd., an executive recruiting firm focused on media advertising sales and marketing positions with digital and print properties. Barlow is active in his community as soccer coach and coordinator as well as serve two terms as a deacon and one as an elder with is church. His family enjoys very strong ties with Trinity starting with his father and followed by one brother and followed at last count nine cousins and relatives.
Barlow lives in Darien with his wife Beth, son Barlow Jr. and daughter Emma.
Nat graduated from Trinity in 1969 with a degree in Government. He has worked in the Financial Services industry ever since, starting with JP Morgan in the fall following graduation. He is currently employed by Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. as a financial advisor, located in Fishkill, NY. Previous employers include M&T Bank, UBS Financial Services and Deutsche Bank, which acquired Alex.Brown & Sons in the late 90’s (for which Nat worked for 25 years). Nat has a CFA designation and is working on the completion of the CFP program.
Nat has volunteered as a Trinity Class Agent and currently serves as his Class President. His other volunteer activities include service to St. Paul’s School, St. Philip’s Church, the Town of Philipstown, the Philipstown Greenway, the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival and the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce.
Nat is married to Anita Rhett and has three children; one of whom (a son called Rhett) is a member of the Class of 2010 at Trinity. The Prentices live in the house Nat grew up in, having lived in Baltimore and Philadelphia previously.
Jon graduated from Trinity in 1959 with a BS in Engineering. He completed his PhD (History) from Duke University in 1980. Following graduation from Trinity he served thirty-one years in the US Air Force where assignments included three tours in Vietnam in fighter operations, faculty positions at the US Air Force Academy (history) and National Defense University, and four years in US Embassy Beijing as Defense Attache and Senior US Defense Representative in China. He retired from active duty in 1990 as a Brigadier General and joined the Raytheon Company. From 1993 to 2000 he and his wife, Emilee, lived in Beijing where he was responsible for all Raytheon sales and operations in China, Hong Kong, and Mongolia. In 1973 he received Trinity's Alumni Achievement Award. He is also a recipient of Trinity's 150th and 175th Anniversary Awards. His military decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal and Silver Star. He and his wife, Emilee, have two grown children and live in a rural area in northern Delaware.
After earning his BA in Sociology with a minor in Formal Organizations from Trinity College, Charles has pursued a career in the real estate private equity and finance industry. He has held positions in acquisitions and asset management for opportunity funds, banks, and financial institutions such as Morgan Stanley, Thor Equities, and GE Capital.
While a student at Trinity College, Charles studied abroad at the Trinity Rome campus. He was a member of Psi Upsilon, participated in alumni fund phonathons and completed four internships with local finance and real estate investment firms. Through extensive use of the college’s internship program, he was able to intern with the following organizations; Jones Lang LaSalle, Landmark Partners, CB Richard Ellis and Prudential Securities.
In addition to serving as a member of the Trinity College National Alumni Executive Committee, he is a Long Walk Societies Member and a Loomis Chaffee Class Agent. Charles was a member of the Trinity Club of New York and is now a member of the Trinity Club of Los Angeles. Charles currently resides in Beverly Hills, CA.
Family members who are Trinity College alums include; Dr. Joseph N. Russo II ’41 (grandfather), Joseph N. Russo III ’68 (father), Daniel P. Russo ’73 (uncle), and Joseph N. Russo IV ’99 (brother).
Bill graduated from Trinity with a degree in Computer Science and Economics. He earned an MBA from the University of Chicago in 1995. Bill is a Managing Director at BlackRock Kelso Capital (NasdaqGM: BKCC), a provider of flexible financing solutions to middle-market companies, including senior and junior secured, unsecured and subordinated debt securities and loans, and equity and equity-linked securities with capital resources exceeding $1 billion. Bill was formerly the Managing Principal of Three Kings Capital, a family office-backed private equity platform. He was a Principal at GarMark Advisors, a junior capital provider to middle market companies prior to founding Three Kings. Bill began his career in investment banking focused on public and private debt and equity capital raising and M&A at Bear Stearns and then Dillon Read. From there he transitioned to the Financial Sponsor Coverage group at UBS where he focused on debt and equity underwriting and mergers and acquisitions for private equity firms across a wide range of industries. He later went on to found The Bank Street Group, a boutique investment bank, focused on middle market companies.
Bill, his wife Pamela, and their three sons, Will, George and James, enjoy living on the Upper East Side in Manhattan and spending the summer Down East.
Vin Stempien graduated from Trinity in 1961 with a BA in History. After completing OCS and spending three years as a Naval Officer, he moved to NYC and received his MBA degree from New York University in 1967. He joined Citibank in the Fall of that year and began a thirty three year career with various assignments in Corporate, International, Asset Based and Private Banking. He was a Vice President and Senior Credit Officer. Upon retiring form Citi in 2000, he established a Financial Planning/Advisory Practice, affiliating himself with Sound Wealth Financial Group, a major Wealth Management Company located on Long Island.
Vin has been an enthusiastic volunteer for Trinity for over twenty years. He has been a Class Agent during this period and was awarded the Alumni Award for Excellence in 2001 for his multifaceted volunteer activities. He has been married to his wife Doreen for over 41 years and they have two children and two grandchildren. Doreen has always been an enthusiastic advocate for Trinity. Their son Rob had an outstanding experience at Trinity graduating with the Class of 1993.
Jamie graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. in international studies-comparative development (Middle East and African studies) and continued her studies at Northeastern University School of Law, where she earned a J.D. in securities, financial services, and litigation in 2009. She is a consultant with Grahall, L.L.C., where she provides counsel to boards of directors, compensation committees, and executive management. Jamie also works as a member of Grahall Regulatory Services, L.L.C., where she offers interpretation of regulatory issues associated with employment contracts, operating agreements, compensation policies, proxy disclosure issues, and governance issues. Prior to joining Grahall, Jamie served as a volunteer counsel at the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, Litigation Bureau and worked at NASDAQ OMX. Other work experience includes time in the enforcement division at the SEC and with the New England Legal Foundation. She and her husband, Timothy N. Szal ’06, run Szal Consulting, L.L.C., which offers advice on operating agreements, international regulations, contract negotiations, and launching new businesses. Tim, who also is employed as a consultant at Grahall, L.L.C., founded Szal Design, which specializes in several areas of design, including stained glass. Jamie and Tim were married in 2010 in the Trinity College Chapel, where Tim has two commissioned stained glass works. While a student at Trinity, Jamie was a George Shepard Gilman Scholar and a Long Walk Societies Scholar. She served as a First-Year Program mentor and participated in the Chapel Singers and the Dramatics Club. She stays active at the College as the Trinity Alumni Club of Boston co-president and as an Admissions volunteer.
Charles was an English major at Trinity. He received his M.B.A. in 1995 from the University of Chicago. Charles is an Associate Regional Director in the Non-Profits Group of Russell Investments in New York. Before Russell, Charles worked at Commonfund. He was also a marketer at Asta Capital Management, head of Strategy and Development at Wallace & Wallace Energy, and an Associate of Emerging Markets Fixed Income Trading at Bear, Stearns.
Charles, his wife Wanda, and their children, Merrick and Camden, live in Roslyn Heights, NY.
Cindy graduated from Trinity in 1977 with a BA in American Studies. She pursued a career in the financial services industry, focusing on marketing/sales support and product promotion. Over the years, Cindy has been a dedicated community volunteer. She is a member of the Junior League of Wilmington, has served on several local boards and has actively participated in fundraising efforts for local schools and charities. Since graduation, Cindy has been involved in the Annual Fund, Reunion Committee and has conducted Alumni Admission interviews. She currently serves as Class President. Cindy and her husband, Dan, live in Wilmington, DE. They have a daughter, Sarah, in the Class of 2015.
Joy graduated from Trinity with a B.A. in American studies. She received her M.A.T. in English and educational studies from Brown University in 1997 and completed her Sixth-Year Leadership requirements at the University of Connecticut. Joy is an assistant principal at Conard High School in West Hartford, Connecticut. Her work experience also includes time as a principal at James Moran Middle School in Wallingford and as an assistant principal at CREC’s Two Rivers Magnet Middle School, where she is credited with the effective implementation of Scientific Research-Based Interventions. She began her career as a high school teacher in Windsor. She and her husband, Steven I. Goodison IDP ’96, live in West Hartford with their two children, Katherine Grace Wright-Goodison and Jonathan Owen Wright-Goodison. While at Trinity, Joy received the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and took part in the Pan African Alliance, the Trinity Coalition of Black Women, and the Trinity Gospel Choir. She has remained involved at the College by serving on the Board of Fellows and in the NAA Black Alumni Organization.
Bryant has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Trinity College and a Masters of Management in Finance and Marketing from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
Bryant is an officer of Stryker (Kalamazoo, MI) where he currently serves as Vice President, Corporate Business Development. Stryker is a leading medical technology company with annual revenues of $6 billion. Prior to joining Stryker, Bryant was Vice President, Mergers and Acquisitions for PepsiCo (Purchase, NY). Bryant began his career in Hartford with Advest (acquired by Merrill Lynch) and later had financial advisory roles with Van Kampen Merritt (acquired by Morgan Stanley) and Price Waterhouse (now PwC).
Bryant has served Trinity as class agent and has helped to organize a small but active group of West Michigan Trinity alums. Bryant is on the board of Alternatives in Motion, a non-profit dedicated to providing mobility solutions to those in need. While at Trinity, Bryant was a member of the football team, Student Government Association, Psi Upsilon and Inter-Fraternity counsel. Bryant lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with his wife, Marcia and his three children Michael, Rachel and Daniel.