Executive Committee 2014-2015

Jean M. Walshe '83
President

Peter W. Espy '00
Vice President

Todd C. Beati '83
E. Greer Candler '76
Robin Halpern Cavanaugh '91
Maria Pedemonti Clifford '88
Lee A. Coffin '85
H. Will Cyphers '09
John S. Dalsheim '87
Virginia Dunklee Duke '78
Eric S. Estes '91
Michael S. Gilman '76
Ann C. Harris '71
Hayden P. Howell '06

​​William S. Jenkins '03
Sam D. Kassow '66
Douglas Kim ’87
Charles R. Klotz '64
Michael Lestz '68
Duncan T. Ley '03
Douglas M. Macdonald ’89
Tory Hamilton McCarthy '06
Christopher McCrudden '68
Beth A. Miller IDP'00
Alexis Brashich Morledge '90
Peyton Tansill Muldoon '91
Ashley Gilmor Myles '95
Michael J. Petrucelli '90
Barlow L. Peelle '79
Jon A. Reynolds '59
Kelvin Roldán M'09
Charles C. Russo '02
Willis G. Ryckman '91
Vincent R. Stempien '61
Jamie Tracey Szal '06
Charles Wallace II ‘92
Cynthia Mohr Wolcott '77
Joy K. Wright '95
   

​Jean M. Walshe '83, New York, NY
President
Jean, managing director, is a client advisor in the Endowments & Foundations Group. An employee since 2000, Jean is responsible for marshalling the firm's resources across asset classes to serve the needs of endowments, foundations and not-for-profits. She was previously a client portfolio manager in the Fixed Income Group with responsibility for sales of alternatives and oversight of institutional client portfolios. Jean has been in the industry since 1987 with 14 years of prior experience on the sell side in the fixed income markets. She joined the firm from UBS Warburg, where she headed the U.S. Libor and Structured Credit Trading Desk. Prior to that, she was a principal in institutional fixed income sales at Paribas Corporation and a Eurobond and asset swap trader at CS First Boston Group. Jean began her career as a commercial lending officer at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Co. She holds a B.A. in economics and in French from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. Jean is a trustee of Trinity College and a director of the YWCA of the City of New York. She is Series 3, 7, 63, and 24 licensed, a CFA charterholder and CAIA member.

Peter W. Espy '00, New York, NY
Vice President
Peter graduated from Trinity in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Art History.  While at Trinity, he was a member of the Phi Kappa Chapter of Alpha Delta Phi and served as its Vice-President his junior and senior years.  Peter has remained involved with the College through serving as a class agent and co-chairing the class of 2000's reunion committees.  

Peter is currently a Director in the Leveraged Finance Capital Markets group at Credit Suisse Group AG, based in New York.  His primary responsibilities include structuring, marketing and syndicating high yield new issues for companies in a variety of industries as well as for financial sponsors and leveraged buyouts.  Prior to his current role at Credit Suisse, Peter held positions in the Firm's Syndicated Loans and Technology M&A groups.  Peter also has a variety of philanthropic interests and responsibilities, namely with the ASPCA, The Spence Chapin Adoption Agency, The Museum of the City of New York, The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children ("NYSPCC"), The New York Boys Clubs, Dancing Classrooms, and the New York Harbor School.  Peter currently also serves as a member of the board of directors for the NYSPCC and Dancing Classrooms and is President of the Phi Kappa Educational Foundation.

Todd C. Beati '83, Andover, MA
Todd graduated from Trinity in 1983 with a BS in Biology.  Todd is a Wealth Manager for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Boston, MA.  He previously had a distinguished career in the Retail and Textile businesses.  Todd has been deeply involved his class since graduation by serving as Class President, Class Agent and Reunion Chair.  He has also been doing Alumni Interviewing and College Fairs for the admissions office since 1985.  Over the years he had taken active roles in the Trinity Clubs of New York and Boston.  Recently, he has gotten involved with the Trinity Career Services program and the Football Career Services program.  

During the summer, Todd enjoys shell fishing on Cape Cod with his wife Erica, daughter Samantha and son Max.

E. Greer Candler '76, Boston, MA
Greer Candler graduated from Trinity with a BA in Economics in 1976. After graduation, she returned to her home state of Michigan where she earned her CFA Charter and worked in the investment management field, as a Vice President at Old Kent Bank and later as a Partner at the Grand Rapids firm Norris, Perné, and French.  In 2009, she returned to New England and settled in Boston where she is a Partner at the Boston Family Office, an investment advisory firm.  Greer is the Treasurer for the Beacon Hill Circle for Charity, a Delegate for the Church of the Redeemer to the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, member of the Trinity College Social Sciences Advisory Board and was formerly a Trustee of the Nichols House Museum.

Greer has two grown children, Claire Minneman and Reed Lerchen, and can often be spotted walking her two black labs on the streets of Beacon Hill.

Robin Halpern Cavanaugh '91, Sudbury, MA
Robin graduated in 1991 with a degree in Art History.  While at Trinity she was elected Class President for her sophomore and senior years.  After graduation, she was the Private Dining Manager at the Lotos Club for ten years before moving to Massachusetts with her family. During her time in NYC, she was the co-chair of the Trinity Club of New York (TCNY) Young Alumni and then the President of the TCNY.  She also volunteered with the Alumni Admissions Program, was a class officer and Reunion leader.  Robin served a three-year term on the Board of Trustees as the Funston Trustee representing the young alumni of the College.  She was also a very active volunteer with the Junior League of the City of New York.

She is married to Mike Cavanaugh '90 and has three sons, Aidan, Charles and Michael (all of whom hope to be Bantams  someday!).  Her twin brother, Andrew Halpern, is also a member of the class of 1991.  She lives in Sudbury, MA and continues her volunteering both at her sons' school as a former chair of the PTO and with Trinity as a class agent.  She has also started a baking business with the slogan, "Homemade goodies made with 100% happy thoughts!"

 

Maria Pedemonti Clifford '88,  Saint Louis, MO
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.

Lee A. Coffin '85, Boston, MA
Lee graduated from Trinity in 1985 with a degree in history and earned an Ed.M. in administration, planning and social policy from Harvard in 1990. While at Trinity, he elected Vice President of the Student Government Association and served as a legislative intern in the Connecticut State Senate; he also spent a semester at Trinity’s Rome Campus.  Lee co-chaired the 5th and 10th reunion committees for the Class of ’85, served as class secretary, and was a member of the National Alumni Association Executive Committee from 1990-94. He received the NAA’s “Young Alumni Leadership Award” in 1994.

Lee has served as Dean of Admissions & Enrollment Management at Tufts University since 2003 and also served as Dean of Admission & Vice President for Enrollment at Connecticut College and as Dean of Admissions at Milton Academy.  In addition to his role at Tufts, Lee is an adjunct lecturer on education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he teaches a seminar entitled “Principles & Policy Issues of College Admissions.” Lee began his career in college administration at Trinity, where he served as assistant director of alumni relations from 1985-88 and assistant director of annual giving from 1988-89.  He lives in Boston.

H. Will Cyphers '09, ​New York, NY
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 S. Dalsheim '87, New York, NY
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 Dunklee Duke '78, P'12, '14, Dedham, MA
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.

Eric S. Estes '91, Oberlin, OH
Eric Estes graduated in 1991 with a degree in history.  While at Trinity, Eric was a member of the swimming and water polo teams as well as the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.

Eric was appointed vice president and dean of students at Oberlin College and Conservatory in 2011. He’s also an assistant professor in comparative American studies. He joined the Oberlin community in 2004 as an associate dean and director of the multicultural center. In 2009, his position was restructured to encompass additional responsibilities as an associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Prior to Oberlin, Eric taught at Duke University where he also chaired a presidential task force on LGBT matters and served on a presidential commission focused on the status of women. He was a Fulbright doctoral fellow in Germany and has taught classes on modern Germany and the Holocaust, sports and U.S. culture, and connections between Oberlin's early missionary history in China and Asian American student activism at the college.  Eric earned a M.A. and Ph.D. in history as well as a Certificate in Advanced Studies in women’s studies at Syracuse University. 

Michael S. Gilman '76, P'05, Los Angeles, CA
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 C. Harris '71​,Waban, MA​
Ann Carroll Harris serv​​​es 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 P. Howell '06, New York, NY ​
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.

William S. Jenkins '03, Cos Cob, CT
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.

Sam D. Kassow '66, West Hartford, CT 
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Douglas Kim '87, Mahopac, NY
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 R. Klotz '64, P'92, Wellesley, MA
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.

Michael Lestz '68, P'13, Hartford, CT
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Duncan T. Ley '03, San Francisco, CA
Graduated Trinity 2003.  Currently live and work in San Francisco.  Own and operate 7 bars and restaurants in SF.  Tonic Nightlife Group is our management company responsible for the day to day operations of the establishments as well as an events company doing business all over Northern California.  In addition to hospitality, we run a small property management company.  Live with my fiance Kasey Dutra and our dog Scott.  

Douglas M. Macdonald '89, Los Angeles, CA
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.

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Tory Hamilton McCarthy '06, Boston, MA
Tory graduated from Trinity College in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. While a student at Trinity, Tory was a teaching assistant and research assistant in the Psychology Department, a student fundraiser for the Development Office, and a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma.

Tory works in Development at Harvard Business School and remains involved with Trinity by volunteering as an Alumni Ambassador. She lives in Boston with her husband, Jim McCarthy '06, and their daughter, Ellie.

Christopher McCrudden '68, Princeton, NJ
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 A. Miller IDP'00, Dorchester, MA
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.

Alexis Brashich Morledge '90, Point Lookout, NY
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.

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Peyton Tansill Muldoon '91, New York, NY
Before joining Sotheby's International Realty, Peyton Tansill Muldoon worked in asset management for 11 years, where she honed her financial and client service skills. After business school, she worked at Brown Brothers Harriman as a portfolio manager in its Domestic Private Banking Group. Her last position in asset management was as a client relationship manager at Horizon Asset Management.

Peyton grew up on the Upper West Side and now lives on the Upper East Side with her husband and children. She attended high school at Trinity School and then earned a Bachelor's degree in English literature and art history from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. She received her Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School with a concentration in finance.

Peyton has served on the Board of Fellows for Trinity College and is currently on the Women's Leadership Council and National Alumni Associations Executive Committee. She is very involved with her children's schools as well as not for profit organizations within New York City.

Ashley Gilmor Myles '95, Upper Brookville, NY
Ashley graduated from Trinity in 1995 with a BA in Economics and received her MBA in Finance from the Zarb School of Business.  She is currently a Senior Research Analyst at Hilton Capital Management and was previously an analyst with both Kellner Capital and Knott Partners.  Ashley spent the first fourteen years of her career at CIBC World Markets in New York where she was an Executive Director in the Equity Capital Markets division.

While at Trinity, Ashley was a member of the lacrosse team and served as the President of Delta Delta Delta (Ivy Society) during her senior year. She has been a Trinity Class Agent since graduating and is currently the President of the Class of 1995 and a member of the Trinity Women’s Leadership Council.

Ashley is married to George Myles and they have two daughters, Ellie and Caroline.

Michael J. Petrucelli '90, Bethesda, MD
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 L. Peelle '79, Darien, CT
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.

Jon A. Reynolds '59, Wilmington, DE
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.

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Kelvin Roldán M'09, Hartford, CT
Kelvin Roldán is the Chief Institutional Advancement Officer for Hartford Public Schools. An architect of Hartford’s education reform efforts, Kelvin is responsible for raising and coordinating over $80 million in support for the district. He served as a Deputy Majority Leader of the Connecticut House of Representatives, where he was honored to represent the 4th Assembly District, which includes Trinity College. Prior to joining Hartford Public Schools, Kelvin oversaw the policy office for the Mayor of Hartford.

Kelvin serves on the governing bodies of Hartford Youth Scholars Foundation, Hartford Performs, Greater Hartford Arts Council, Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, and the Wadsworth Atheneum. He is a Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum, received the “Top 40 Under 40” distinction by the Hartford Business Journal, and received Middlebury College’s 2006 Distinguished Alumnus Award. In addition, Kelvin devotes his time to la Casa de la Juventud Kelvin Roldán Dávila, a youth center named in his honor in his hometown of Gurabo, Puerto Rico.

Kelvin received a B.A. in Chinese and in political science from Middlebury College, an M.A. in Public Policy from Trinity College, and a Diploma in Advanced Chinese from the Harbin Institute of Technology, China. He attended Giggleswick School in England as an English-Speaking Union Scholar, Avon Old Farms School, Lewis Fox Middle and Wish Elementary Schools in Hartford. He grew up in Hartford’s Stowe Village housing project.

Kelvin married his wife Kaitlin in the beautiful Trinity College Chapel. They have a baby boy, Kelvin Clark and a sweet lab mix rescue R. Barkley.

Charles C. Russo '02, Beverly Hills, CA
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).​

​Willis G. Ryckman '91, New York, NY
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.

​Vincent R. Stempien '61, P'93, ​Manhasset, NY
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 Tracey Szal '06, Newton, MA
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 Wallace II '92, Chesnut Hill, MA
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.

Cynthia Mohr Wolcott '77, P'15, Greenville, DE
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 K. Wright '95, West Hartford, CT
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.