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WPI's Board of Trustees was created in 1865, the year the university was founded. The first board consisted largely of the men who had taken the dream of WPI founder John Boynton and turned it into a reality.

BOARD LEADERSHIP

William (Bill) Fitzgerald ’83
Chair
Retired Vice President & General Manager
Commercial Engines Operation, GE Aviation

Joyce Kline, ’87
Vice Chair

Partner
Accenture

Francesca Maltese
Vice Chair

Retired Director, Governmental and Community Affairs, O’Connell Development Group

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Michael E. Aspinwall, '75
CEO and co-founder, Stability Health

James P. Baum, ’86
Venture Partner
OpenView

Lorraine Bolsinger
Ret. VP,  XLP Accelerated Leadership Program 
General Electric Company

Linwood (Woody) E. Bradford Jr., ’89
CEO and Chair of the Board
Conning

Marni Hall, ’97
VP & GM Regulatory Science and Strategy, IQVIA 
 

Robert Hart, ’79
President and CEO, TruAmerica Multifamily

Jeremy Hitchcock, ’04
Founder and CEO
Minim

Stuart C. Kazin '61
Retired Senior Vice President
Worldwide Operations
Lotus Development Corporation

Carleton Kilmer, ’64
Retired Senior Partner
Accenture

David LaPre, ’74
Retired Head of Global Pharma Technical Operations,
Hoffman-LaRoche, Inc.

Carleen Maitland ’88
Professor & Co-director, Institute for Information Policy
Penn State University 

Erica Mason, ’96
Artist

Maureen McCaffrey ’86 
Director
MIT Investment Management Company 

Pamela McCauley
Associate Dean
Wilson College of Textiles
North Carolina State University

Neil McDonough
Chairman, Flexcon Holdings Trust

Linda McGoldrick
Financial Health Associates International

Patti Newcomer-Small ’90 
Chief Marketing Officer
FieldRoutes
 

Mark O'Neil, ’80
Retired Executive Vice President & COO
Cox Automotive

George R. Oliver, ’82
Chairman and CEO
Johnson Controls

Karen M. Tegan Padir, ’90
Chief Product Officer
ESG Global Ltd

Beth Phalen, ’85 
(Ret.) President & GM of Data Protection
Dell EMC

Stephen H. Rusckowski '79
Chairman, President and CEO
Quest Diagnostics

Mark E. Russell
Corporate Vice President
Engineering, Technology and Mission Assurance
Raytheon Company

Navjot Singh
Senior Partner/Managing Partner
McKinsey & Company 

Winston Oluwole “Wole” Soboyejo
President
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 

Joan Bolduc Szkutak, ’79
Retired Director, Research & Development,
Fabric Care Product Development
Procter & Gamble, Inc.

Myles Walton '97
Managing Director
UBS 

Dorothea C. Wong, ’92
Executive Director
Global Operations Supply Chain
Collins Aerospace