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Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees charts a course of leadership.

The 2020-2021 Board of Trustees consists of 36 members. Mary H. Boosalis, President and Chief Executive Officer, Premier Health, chairs the board.

2020-21 Board Members

Mary H. Boosalis
President and Chief Executive Officer, Premier Health 

First Vice Chairperson
Rev. Oscar Vasquez, S.M.
Provincial, Marianist Province of the United States

Second Vice Chairperson
Richard J. Omlor
Retired President and CEO, YSI Inc.

Lisa S. Rismiller
Secretary, Board of Trustees

Brenton Ahrens
General Partner/West Coast, Canaan Partners

Thomas W. Albrecht
Retired Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Catherine V. Babington 
Retired Vice President, Public Affairs, Abbott Laboratories

Bro. Dennis R. Bautista, S.M., Ph.D.
Professor of Communication Arts, St. Mary's University

John R. Beran
Managing Director, Beran Group, and Senior Advisor of Banking Solutions for The Clearing House 

Nancee R. Berger
Retired President and Chief Operating Officer, West Corporation

Rayford Blakeney
Director of Global Talent Acquisition, Microsoft
President, University of Dayton Alumni Association

Bro. William J. Campbell, S.M., Ed.D.
Vice President, Marianist Center

Margaret A. Cavanaugh, Ph.D.
Community Leader

Thomas L. Cronin, Jr.
President and CEO, Dayton Freight Lines Inc.

Bro. Timothy Driscoll, S.M.
Provincial, Marianist Province of Meribah, Mineola, New York

Peg Dubrowski

Rev. James F. Fitz, S.M.
Vice President for Mission and Rector, University of Dayton

John M. Foy
President, John Foy & Associates, P.C.

Bro. Thomas F. Giardino, S.M.
Executive Director, Association of Marianist Universities
Assistant for Special Projects, Office of Vice President for Mission and Rector, University of Dayton

Bro. Francisco T. Gonzalez, S.M., M.D.
Director/President, Colegio San Jose

George P. Hanley
Principal, R2 Companies, and President, Hanley Foundation

Thomas A. Holton
Counsel to the Firm, Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur, LLP

William R. Klesse
Retired Chairman of the Board, Valero Energy Corporation

D. Darlene Gutmann Marlowe
Owner, D&G Enterprises, and Manager, Max and Darlene Gutmann Family Foundation

Michelle L. Mathile
Trustee and Secretary of the Board, Mathile Family Foundation
Co-Chairwoman of The Glen

Garry K. McGuire, Sr.
Retired CFO and Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Avaya

Denise E. Palmer
Retired President and Publisher, The Tampa Tribune

Bro. Bernard J. Ploeger, S.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Provincial, Marianist Province of the United States

Debra Plousha-Moore
Principal, Plousha Moore Group

Jenell R. Ross
President, Bob Ross Auto Group

Michael A. Ruffolo
Chairman, Edgeware AB

Mary Jo Scalzo, Ph.D.
Independent Educational Consultant

Joseph F. Spadaford
EVP & Chief Transformation Leader, American Stock Transfer 

Eric F. Spina, Ph.D.
President, University of Dayton

Deborah A. Tobias
Retired Juniper Networks UK Sales Operations Director

Bro. Edward A. Violett, S.M.
Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University

Joseph L. Weidenbach
Senior Vice President and Central Region Executive for Private Wealth Management, U.S. Bank


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