Boards

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
President

 

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

 

Dr. Lisa Springer
Provost

 

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

 

Curtis W. Hoover
Vice President of Student Affairs

 

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

 

Lisa Springer
Provost

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.

 

Chairman

William J. Borner, Esq.

 

Vice Chair

Rosalind S. Neff

 
Directors

Sally A. Crawford
Jay R. Horowitz
Elizabeth S. Marcuse, D.C.S.
Nancy Marshall
Ron Marshall
Brian L. Morgan
Todd A. Rickel, Ph.D.
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.

 

Co-Chairperson

Julie Koch-Beinke

Partner/Co-Founder

Alternatives

 

Amie Blumberg

Vice President of Industry Relations

LIM College

 

Members

Nick Ammaturo

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

Fado

 

Heather Bergstein '98

Senior E-Commerce Partner Manager

Amazon Advertising

 

Ryan Bonafacino

Chief Marketing Officer

Direct to Consumer & Tomorrow Sleep,

Serta Simmons Bedding

 

Robert Bronstein

Consultant, Former President

Leon Max/Max Studio

 

Jackie Buffon

Vice President, North America OP Wholesale

True Religion

 

David Burnett

Former Chief Merchandising Officer

Venus Fashions, Inc.

 

Bianca Caampued '07

Co-Founder/Advisor

Small Girls PR

 

Sherry Cassin

Owner

Meow Mini Mart

 

Heather Catalano

Vice President, Wholesale Sales

Vera Bradley

 

Tony Coccerino

Director of Fulfillment

Nuuly

 

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 & Executive Vice President

Wests Design Consultants USA

 

Louise Evins

Chief Executive Officer

Evins Communications

 

Dr. Nicola Evoli

Chief Information Officer-Strategy-International Sales

Grottini Retail Environments

 

Jeannette Ferran Astorga

Head of Sustainability

Zoetis Inc.

 

Delisha Fields '11

Director of Event Partnerships

Forbes

 

David L. Fisher

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

Bloomingdale’s

 

Barbara Friedman

Former President of Corporate Licensing

Liz Claiborne Inc.

 

Michael T. Gilson

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Cormac Advisory Services

 

Leanne Gomez '03

Group Vice President

Ross Stores, Inc.

 

Jordana Guimaraes

Co-Founder & Partner

Fashinnovation

 

James Gundell

Co-Founder

Play Bridge at Sea

 

Luisa Herrera-Garcia '88

Vice President of Global Sourcing and Operations

On This Day

 

Connie Hoza

Vice President, Licensing & Business Development

Perry Ellis International

 

Ilka Jordan

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Jordan Alliance Group

 

Susan Kroll

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

RAREculture

 

David Law

Executive Vice President/ General Manager, Men’s Footwear

Vida Shoes International

 

Michael Lichtenstein

Owner

Group L Consulting

 

Laurianne Listo '10

Business Consultant

 

Bonnie Mackay

Product Specialist & Author

BMackay Consulting

 

Debra Malbin

President & Founder

Debra Malbin Associates

 

Patrick Mays '12

Senior Director of Merchandising,

Lucky Brand 

 

Brandusa Niro

Editor-in-Chief, Chief Executive Officer 

The Daily Front Row, Inc.

 

Stefani O'Sullivan

Vice President, Acquisition and Retention

Savage x Fenty: Lingerie by Rihanna

 

Shawn R. Outler

Executive Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer

Macy's Inc.

 

Michael Ratner

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Emeritus

Michael H. Ratner Consulting, LLC

 

Denise Seegal

Former Chief Executive Officer

NXT Brands

 

Adrienne Shelton

Senior Vice President/ Executive Advisor

Jordan Alliance Group

 

Mark Shulman

President

Mark Shulman Inc.

 

Kristi Sloe '96

Vice President of Product Development

Laura Mercier

 

Alan Spalter

Chief Executive Officer

Retail Assistance Corporation

 

Haley Steinberg '14

Vice President, PR and Corporate Communications

Authentic Brands Group (ABG)

 

Julie Verdugo

Director of Sustainability + Social Impact

Free People

 

Nick Woodhouse

President & Chief Marketing Officer

Authentic Brands Group