2024 New trustee Dede DePatie Consoli '88, P'19, '22Dede DePatie Consoli ’88, P’19, ’22 owns Boxtree Interiors, an interior design firm based in New Canaan, Connecticut, that focuses on residential and commercial design. She spent her early career in the garment industry, rising to vice president of Nautica Sportswear. Consoli serves as a member of the board of the Westerly Hospital Foundation and the board of the Quonochontaug Central Beach Fire District in Rhode Island. She previously served on the Board of Directors and Board of Governors of Horizons at New Canaan Country School.

Consoli, who earned a B.A. in economics from Trinity, serves as vice chair of the Trinity College Fund. She previously served on the Board of Fellows and the Executive Committee of the Trinity College Alumni Association (formerly the National Alumni Association) and as a Parent Director. Consoli also is a member of the Founders Council of the Women’s Leadership Council and a founding member of the Trinity Squash Alumni Committee. In addition, she has volunteered as an admissions ambassador, alumni interviewer, class president, class agent, and Elms Society ambassador. In 2018, she was honored with the College’s Alumni Medal for Excellence.

Consoli and her husband, Victor ’87, live in New Canaan and Quonochontaug with daughters Olivia ’19 and Grace ’22. The family’s ties to the College run deep; Consoli’s late father, Thomas DePatie ’52, was a trustee, and a brother-in-law, Rob Buffum ’77, and a cousin, Peter DePatie ’86, also graduated from Trinity.