Dedication, expertise and talent

A strong tradition of leadership for 80+ years. Learn more about the people who drive and support the College's vision.

The Leadership Team of the College is comprised of the President, Executive Vice President for Finance and Operations/Treasurer, Provost, and Senior Vice President for External Relations & Alumni Affairs.


Elizabeth S. Marcuse


Michael T. Donohue
Executive Vice President, Finance and Operations, Treasurer


Lisa Springer


Gail Nardin
Senior Vice President for External Relations & Alumni Affairs

The President’s Cabinet is a core group of leaders who serve in an advisory capacity to the President, making informed recommendations regarding the College’s strategic priorities, resource allocation, infrastructure, and organizational structure. The Cabinet aligns planning and operational processes and policies to fulfill College priorities, support the core values and mission, and fosters continuous improvement.


Christopher Barto
Vice President of Government Relations and Community Affairs


Michael Donohue
Executive Vice President, Finance and Operations, Treasurer


Nina Fiddian-Green
Assistant Vice President of Career and Internship Services


Maurice Morency
Chief Technology Officer


Gail Nardin
Senior Vice President for External Relations and Alumni Affairs


Jackie Nealon
Vice President of Marketing and Communications


Erik Paulson
Vice President of Finance and Controller


Kristina Ortiz
Vice President of Enrollment Services


Michael Richards
Dean of Student Affairs


Lisa Springer

The Board of Directors is the governing body of LIM College and establishes the basic policies that set the course of LIM College. The Board is responsible for the performance of the institution, in all of its aspects and has the fiduciary responsibility for LIM College’s financial performance. Composed of a maximum of eleven members, the Board meets quarterly at LIM College and participates in commencement each May.



William J. Borner, Esq.


Vice Chair

Rosalind S. Neff


Sally A. Crawford
Jay R. Horowitz
Elizabeth S. Marcuse, D.C.S.
Nancy Marshall
Ron Marshall
Bill Reichblum
Gail E. Rothwell (Class of 1971)
Stefan Shaffer

The Fashion Industry Advisory Board helps LIM College fulfill its mission and strengthen many of the services the College provides for its students. It is composed of successful senior executives from a broad variety of areas in fashion and related industries which currently include manufacturing, licensing, accessories, luxury brands, international sales, store design, public relations, marketing, executive recruiting, merchandising, supply chain and retail management.


The mission of the Advisory Board is to assist and advise the College in areas that include, but are not limited to, curriculum, student advocacy, long-range planning, industry outreach and public relations. In that capacity, Board members are mentors to our students, host field trips to their businesses, guest lecture in classes, hire our students for internships and permanent jobs, provide curricular advice and suggestions for new programs and/or degrees to help LIM College identify emerging areas of study. They also attend and participate in special events at LIM College throughout the year.



Julie Koch-Beinke




Amie Blumberg

Vice President of Industry Relations

LIM College



Nick Ammaturo

Co-Founder & COO, Fado


Heather Bergstein

Senior E-Commerce Partner Manager

Amazon Advertising


Ryan Bonafacino


Direct to Consumer & Tomorrow Sleep,

Serta Simmons Bedding


Robert Bronstein

Consultant, Former President

Leon Max/Max Studio


Jackie Buffon

VP, North America OP Wholesale

True Religion


David Burnett

Former Chief Merchandising Officer

Venus Fashions, Inc.


Bianca Caampued


Small Girls PR


Sherry Cassin


Meow Mini Mart


Heather Catalano

Vice President, Wholesale Sales

Vera Bradley


Tony Coccerino

Director of Fulfillment



Mindi Cooke

Vice President of Business Development

Owens Group International


Mary Ann Domuracki

Managing Director

MMG Advisors, Inc.


Mark Donatiello

Director of Lead Generation, CRM/Data Management / Client Experience

Keller Williams, NJ Metro Group


Dan Evans

Managing Partner & EVP

Wests Design Consultants USA


Louise Evins


Evins Communications


Dr. Nicola Evoli

CIO-Strategy-International Sales

Grottini Retail Environments


Jeannette Ferran Astorga

Head of Sustainability

Zoetis Inc.


Delisha Fields

Director of Event Partnerships



David L. Fisher

Former Executive Vice President, General Merchandise Manager – Men’s & Young World



Barbara Friedman

Former President of Corporate Licensing

Liz Claiborne Inc.


Michael T. Gilson

CEO and Founder

Cormac Advisory Services


Leanne Gomez

Group Vice President

Ross Stores, Inc.


Jordana Guimaraes

Co-Founder & Partner



James Gundell


Play Bridge at Sea


Luisa Herrera-Garcia

Business Consultant


Connie Hoza

VP, Licensing & Business Development

Perry Ellis International


Ilka Jordan

Founder & CEO

Jordan Alliance Group


Susan Kroll

Founder & CEO



David Law

EVP/ General Manager, Men’s Footwear

Vida Shoes International


Michael Lichtenstein


Group L Consulting


Laurianne Listo

Business Consultant


Bonnie Mackay

Product Specialist & Author

BMackay Consulting


Debra Malbin

President & Founder

Debra Malbin Associates


Brandusa Niro

Editor-in-Chief, CEO



Stefani O'Sullivan

Head of Growth Marketing

Moda Operandi


Shawn R. Outler

EVP, Chief Diversity Officer

Macy's Inc.


Michael Ratner

Chairman & CEO Emeritus

Michael H. Ratner Consulting, LLC


Denise Seegal

Former Chief Executive Officer

NXT Brands


Adrienne Shelton

SVP/ Executive Advisor

Jordan Alliance Group


Mark Shulman


Mark Shulman Inc.


Kristi Sloe

Vice President of Product Development

Laura Mercier


Alan Spalter


Retail Assistance Corporation


Julie Verdugo

Director of Sustainability + Social Impact

Free People


Nick Woodhouse

President & Chief Marketing Officer

Authentic Brands Group