Executive Committee 2016-2017



Peter W. Espy '00
President

Justin Maccarone '81, P'19
Vice President


E. Greer Candler '76
Maria Pedemonti Clifford '88
Crisanne Colgan M'74
Greg Creamer '93
John S. Dalsheim '87
Eric S. Estes '91
E. Gates Garrity-Rokous ’86
Daniel J. Good '96
Hayden P. Howell '06
Taniqua K. Huguley '15
Amanda Johnson Kennedy '94

​​Christine Lamensdorf Kleinert '82
Charles R. Klotz '64, P'92
Peter Kreisel '61
Maximillian A. LeMerle '16

Michael Lestz '68, P'13
Justin S. Maccarone '81
Douglas M. Macdonald ’89
Tory Hamilton McCarthy '06
Mary Elizabeth (Beth) Miller IDP’00, M’03
Michelle Monti '89
Christopher G. Mooney '75, P'05, '06


Peyton Tansill Muldoon '91
Gary M. Palmer '81
Michael J. Petrucelli '90
Barlow L. Peelle '79
Louisa P. Rodriguez '81
Charles C. Russo '02
Willis G. Ryckman '91
Hamill J. Serrant '08
Vincent R. Stempien '61, P'93
Jamie Tracey Szal '06
Cynthia Mohr Wolcott '77
  

 

Peter W. Espy '00, New York, NY
President

Peter Espy is the Founder and Creative Director of Event Driven, LLC, an integrated event consulting, planning, and production company based in New York, NY specializing in mid-scale corporate and private events.  The outfit is known for its curation of innovative and immersive experiences, often incorporating live entertainment and state-of-the-art sound, stage, and lighting design in an effort to create spectacular and memorable occasions for its clients and their guests.

Prior to his current endeavor, Peter spent nearly 17 years with Credit Suisse Group, most recently as the Chief of Staff to CEO of Credit Suisse (USA) and as the Executive Office Manager in the Office of the CEO of Global Markets.  In these roles, Peter was responsible for the planning, logistics, marketing, communications, and administrative functions, as well as select strategic and human capital initiatives of the Office.  Previously, Peter held various positions at the Bank including roles in Investment Banking Coverage, Leveraged Finance Capital Markets, Loan Sales & Trading, as well as in Regional Management in both the Equities and Fixed Income Departments. 

Peter is active in several charitable and philanthropic organizations including the ASPCA, Children International, and The Spence-Chapin Adoption Agency.  He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Trinity College, serving, in addition, as the President of the College’s Alumni Association.  He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children – the world’s oldest child protective service agency. 

Peter graduated from Trinity College in 2000 with a B.A. Political Science and Art History, after graduating from Deerfield Academy, and now resides in New York, NY with his daughter Emilia.
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Justin S. Maccarone '81, P'19, Darien, CT
Vice President


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 and has served on Trinity’s National Alumni Association for three years.  Justin received an MBA from Columbia University and currently lives in Darien, CT with his wife Marie and their three children.

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.

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.



​Crisanne M. Colgan M'74, Wethersfield, CT
Crisanne is Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School of Education at St. Joseph University. She recently retired from a 41-year career in K-12 non-public and public schools. Crisanne taught high school French and English, and was a department chair and an assistant principal prior to her appointment as Senior Director of Instruction in Avon, CT. Crisanne also served as Principal at Roaring Brook School in Avon for 19 years.

Crisanne graduated with a BA in French and English from the University of Connecticut. As part of the study abroad program, Crisanne spent her senior year in France at the University of Rouen as a student in the Literature and Humanities Department. After graduating with a MA in French from Trinity, Crisanne earned a Sixth Year Diploma in Professional Education and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Connecticut. She was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies.

Crisanne’s volunteer service at Trinity includes participating as a founder’s level member of the Women’s Leadership Council, as well as being actively engaged in the Council’s Hartford area programs for students and alumnae.  Crisanne serves on the Graduate Studies Advisory Board and the Trinity Club of Hartford Executive Committee.

Other leadership service includes her election to the Board of Directors of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development at the local and international levels. Crisanne is Past President of the Avon-Canton Rotary Club, where she earned recognition by the Club as a Paul Harris Fellow. 

Crisanne is honored to serve on the NAA Executive Committee and welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with members in achieving its mission.



Greg M. Creamer ’93, Concord, MA
Greg Creamer is a Director of Business Development for Harris Williams & Co, which is a sellside M&A advisory firm focused on the middle market.  Greg is a co-founder the firm’s Boston office, which they opened in 2002.  His prior experience also includes stints in investment banking at Tucker Anthony Sutro in Boston and sellside equity research at Salomon Smith Barney in New York.

While at Trinity, Greg co-majored in Economics and History and was a Guided Studies minor.  He was also a Resident Assistant and a member of St Elmo fraternity.  Following Trinity, Greg earned an MBA in Finance and International Business from the Stern School of Business at New York University.  Greg is active in many organizations and currently serves on the Board of Governors for The Concord Museum in Concord, MA, where he resides with his wife Lynn, their three daughters, and their dog.

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.

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. 



E. Gates Garrity-Rokous ’86, Columbus, Ohio
Gates graduated from Trinity in 1986 with a BA in Philosophy and History.  He went on earn a law degree at Yale following a three-year tour as a Peace Corps volunteer in Mali, West Africa.

Gates has spent more than 20 years developing, assessing and managing ethics and compliance for large, complex institutions with a broad expertise in higher education, healthcare and financial services.  Prior to joining The Ohio State University as Chief Compliance Officer, Gates served as Chief Compliance Officer for GE Capital Americas, where he oversaw its regulatory compliance program.  Previously he was a white collar defense partner for Wiggin & Dana, LLP, and also served as an assistant U.S. attorney and health-care fraud-enforcement officer with the Department of Justice.  Gates also teaches courses on compliance at OSU’s Moritz College of Law and Yale Law School. 

Gates and his wife, Beth, a child psychologist, have three sons and live in Columbus, OH.






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Daniel J. Good '95 , Cincinnati, OH
Dan graduated from Trinity in 1995 with a B.A. in Public Policy and Economics.  Dan had spent his entire career in the investment business before transitioning into his current position as Vice President of Business Development for the St. Louis Cardinals.  After graduation, Dan spent 6 years in investment banking in NYC before re-locating to St. Louis, MO in 2001.  In the 10 years following, Dan served as managing director for TowerHill Wealth Management before starting Conway Investment Research with two partners.

Dan and his wife Margot currently live in Cincinnati, OH with their three children, Betsy, Jack and Billy.  Over the years, Dan and Margot have been very civically active serving on several boards; including, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), Community School, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Gateway Children’s Charity, The Seven Hills School and Cincinnati Squash Academy (CSA). While at Trinity, Dan was a member of the Men’s Varsity Ice Hockey Team and also served as an officer of Alpha Delta Phi.  Dan joined the National Alumni Association in 2015.

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.



Taniqua K. Huguley ’15, New York, NY
Taniqua graduated from Trinity in 2015 with a degree in Sociology. During her time at Trinity she was highly involved with both the Trinity College and Hartford community. Taniqua was the President for Trinity College Black Women’s Organization for three consecutive years. She was a member of the Praxis, Trinity’s community service residence hall in which she became involved with the Girl Scouts of CT. Taniqua was eager to become acquainted with the youth in Hartford. As a sophomore she founded two mentoring programs that provided both social and academic resources for students in local Hartford schools.  She also served as the Senior Intern for Admissions Multicultural Recruitment Team during her junior and senior year. Taniqua was also a Student Worker in the Alumni Relations Office and a Student Alumni Ambassador. In 2013 she became member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. in which she held the positions as the Fundraising Chair and the Vice President.  In December 2014 Taniqua became the Event Coordinator for Small Business Night Out (SBNO), a networking company that aims to connect community members, business owners, and other professionals with unique opportunities to strategically work to revitalize business in Hartford. In May 2015 Taniqua graduated from Trinity College where she studied Sociology and Legal Studies. She received faculty honors and The National Alumni Association Senior Achievement Award. Trinity granted Taniqua the great opportunity to return to Trinity College as a Trinsition Fellow for the new Bantam Network program designed for first year students. Taniqua is also pursuing her Master’s in Public Policy.




Amanda Johnson Kennedy '94



Christine Lamensdorf Kleinert ’82, Greenwich, CT
Christine graduated in 1982 with a B.A. in History. While at Trinity, she was a member of the Student Government Association (SGA). Upon graduation, she worked at Salomon Brothers in its Corporate Finance department, and then in its Sales and Trading unit. She later worked at First Boston Corporation in Sales and Trading. Chris and her husband, Bob, raised their children in New Jersey and Greenwich, CT. In the past, she did alumni interviewing for Trinity and now looks forward to becoming more involved in alumni affairs.

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, is 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.



Peter Kreisel ’61, P’91, Burlington, VT

Peter lives in Burlington, VT with his wife, a retired teacher.  He holds a BA in Economics from Trinity College, Hartford, CT and an MBA in Managerial Accounting from Columbia University.  In 1998 he was designated Accredited in Business Valuation by the AICPA.   He served for six years in the US Army Reserve.

Kreisel has held various positions in the field of corporate financial management for over 20 years, starting as a financial analyst for NBC.  This was followed by a term as internal auditor for Westvaco, a Fortune 500 paper company, where he participated in operational/financial audits for nearly 4 years at most of the company’s 20 plant locations.  Subsequently following, Kreisel spent 5 2 years as an Ass’t Commissioner in New York City’s Dept. of Ports and Terminals, where he was in charge of all financial functions.  He spent nearly 2 years as Director of Administration for a large shirt manufacturer and was heavily involved in all aspects of manufacturing accounting.  Moving to Vermont in 1977, he served as Controller for C.R. Wood Corp. and Pedigree, USA before becoming Treasurer of Vermont Structural Steel in 1979.  In 1984, he formed Peter Kreisel & Company (later, Kreisel, Segear & Company) to bring CFO/controllership and accounting services to businesses not requiring the commitment of a full-time CFO, firms in the $500,000 to $15,000,000 sales range.  He built the firm from a concept, with no prospective clients or revenues, into a practice with 135 consulting and accounting clients, 5 CPA employees and revenues in the mid-six figures; the firm was sold in December, 2001.  In 2002 Kreisel returned to individual practice under the name of Peter Kreisel, LLC., a consultancy providing outsourced CFO services to small business.  While still somewhat professionally active, he is semi-retired.

Kreisel has served as President of the Vermont Society of CPA’s, and Treasurer and Vice President of the Vermont Mozart Festival.  He is a former advisory Director of JBI Jogbra, Inc.  A former member of the Vermont Business Roundtable, he sat on its Board of Directors; earlier, as a member of the Roundtable’s education committee, he chaired a sub-committee studying teacher compensation.  He chaired the advisory board of the Vermont School Leadership Project, a program of the Snelling Center for Government.  In June, 1998, he was appointed by the Governor to a Blue Ribbon Commission on controlling Vermont’s special education costs.   Kreisel represented the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce at the Alliance of Lake Champlain Chambers of Commerce, which he chaired in 1990, and from 1991 to 2012 served on the Vermont Citizens Advisory Committee on the Future of Lake Champlain, a gubernatorial appointment; he was also a gubernatorial appointee to the state’s Human Resources Investment Council.  As a four-decade member of the Lake Champlain chamber, he served three years as chair of its Regional Affairs committee.  He has been treasurer of the Lund Family Center, currently serving on their finance committee, and the Vermont Center for the Book.   He has solicited other CPA’s on behalf of the United Way.   Kreisel has taught continuing education courses in corporate controllership and small business consulting to other CPA’s under the auspices of the Vermont Society of CPA’s; he taught FastTrac courses in entrepreneurial new ventures and business planning under the auspices of the Vt. Small Business Development Center.  Additionally, he was a peer advisor in the financial area for the Peer to Peer Collaborative.



Maximillian A. Le Merle ’16, Los Angeles, CA
Max graduated in 2016 with a BSc. in Mathematics and a BSc. in Computer Science.  While at Trinity, Max served as Student Body President and President of the Trinity College Investment Club, which saw membership grow to over 200 students under his tenure.  Other activities included membership on the Boxing Club, involvement in the CFO search committee, membership on the budget committee, participation in the Trinity College CFA Challenge Team, and founding the Business & Market Analytics Society.

Max is a portfolio analyst at Oaktree Capital Management focusing on Distressed Debt and Real Estate strategies where he works under the mentorship of investors Howard Marks and Bruce Karsh.  Prior to his current role, Max has worked in San Francisco for BlackRock Inc., in San Francisco for Apple Inc., and in Singapore for Google Inc.

Max currently lives in Los Angeles where he serves as a board member of the LA chapter of the Young Presidents Organization | Next Generation Leaders.  Max also enjoys participation in philanthropic endeavors, having organized a “Row down the Rhine" event to raise money for Go Red For Women, a movement that seeks to reduce the risk of heart disease in women.  Max joined the National Alumni Association in 2016, and is excited at the opportunity to stay connected with his alma mater and to a college he loves dearly.

Michael Lestz '68, P'13, Hartford, CT
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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.

​Mary Elizabeth (Beth) Miller IDP’00, M’03, 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.

Ryan Miller ’17, Quincy, MA
Student Representative


Michelle L. Monti ’89, Mansfield, MA

Michelle Monti graduated from Trinity College in 1989 with a Bachelor’s degree in French. She spent her junior year at the Sorbonne in Paris, France. While at Trinity, Michelle was active in the arts as a member of the Jesters theatre troupe, Arts Editor for the Trinity Tripod, and an early morning Disc Jockey for WRTC-radio. She was also a member of her class's 25th Reunion Committee. In 1995, Michelle received her Master’s degree from Emerson College in Organizational Communications and Public Relations and was inducted into the National Communications Honor Society, Lambda Pi Eta.

Michelle has over 25 years of experience in video, web, print, social, and interactive media. Her career has spanned several industries including television, healthcare, corporate, non-profit, and higher education. She was recently hired as an adjunct professor at Dean College in Franklin, Mass., where she will be teaching “Intro to Public and Media Relations” in Fall 2016.

In her spare time, Michelle enjoys acting in community theater productions and performing original stand-up comedy. She lives with her daughter, Haley (also an actress), and their cat, Figaro (a hopeful opera singer), in Mansfield, Mass.





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Christopher G. Mooney '75, P'05, '06
Chris is from a family with Trinity connections. His mother took her Master’s degree, his brother Chad graduated in ’74, his daughter Elizabeth and her husband Kyle Garvey both graduated, as did his sister in law.  Chris received a BA in History in 1975 with faculty honors on General Examinations.  He played lacrosse, was a member of St. Anthony’s Hall, and spent two semesters away on the Twelve College Exchange.

His business career spanned 38 years in the human resources and employee benefit consulting field. He served Mercer HR as a Worldwide Partner and was National Practice Leader at Willis. He had two assignments based in Europe.  Chris now lives in Bradenton, FL, and summers at a farm in the Catskills.  He has stayed involved at Trinity through work as a Class Secretary for some years, and welcomes the chance to contribute in the National Alumni Association.

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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.



Gary M. Palmer '81

Gary is the head of the Global Loan Portfolio Management team. He joined Bank of America in 2006 from Wachovia Securities where he held various positions since 1996, including head of High Yield Sales & Trading, head of Fixed Income Research and Senior Research Analyst. Prior to joining Wachovia, Gary accumulated several years of experience including positions in high yield research, risk arbitrage, principal investing and mergers and acquisitions with Goldman Sachs, Paine Webber, and Furman Selz. Gary holds an M.B.A. from New York University and a B.A. from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

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.



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Louisa P. Rodriguez '81
Lucy is a Managing Director of Investor Relations and Finance for CEMEX, a global manufacturer of building products that operates in more than 50 countries around the world.  Previously, she spent over fifteen years with Citibank as a Managing Director in their Investment Bank where she was responsible for raising capital for issuers throughout the Emerging Markets. With Citibank, she spent two years living in Mexico,  Lucy holds a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University, an MBA from New York University and a BA in Economics and Spanish from Trinity. She is married with two children and lives in Rye, NY.

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.



Hamill J. Serrant ’08, New York, NY
Hamill received his Bachelor of Science in Economics from Trinity College in 2008.

While at Trinity, Hamill was a member of the Student Government Association, Investment Club, and Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity.

Currently, Hamill works as a sales trader at Sanford C. Bernstein where he works in the electronic trading space covering portfolio and algorithmic trading clients.  He recently joined the firm after eight years at Credit Suisse Securities in a similar capacity.

Hamill resides in Manhattan, New York, enjoys hiking, and running, and follows New York Jets football.

​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.

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.