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

 

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 to students.  

The Advisory Board is composed of successful executives from a broad variety of areas in fashion and its related industries, including manufacturing, licensing, accessories, sales, store design, media, public relations, digital marketing, executive recruiting, merchandising, supply chain, and retail management.  

Advisory Board members assist and advise the College in areas such as curriculum, long-range planning, career development, and industry relations. To that end, Board Members collaborate with faculty and staff to provide experiential educational opportunities that support academic programs; mentor students and provide feedback on their resumes and selected course projects; host site visits; guest lecture in classes; hire students for internships and permanent jobs; and help LIM College identify new areas of study. Advisory Board members also expose LIM students to emerging trends and new business categories and connect students with industry experts. 

 

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 Media Manager

Amazon Hub

 

Ryan Bonafacino

Co-Founder

Clean Origin

 

Robert Bronstein

Consultant, Former President

Leon Max/Max Studio

 

Jackie Buffon

Consultant

Former Vice President, 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

Partner

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

President and Chief Executive Officer

Evins Communications

 

Dr. Nicola Evoli

Chief Information Officer-Strategy-International Sales

Grottini Retail Environments

 

Jeannette Ferran Astorga

Executive Vice Presidnt, Corporate Affairs, Communications and 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

 

Michael T. Gilson

Chief Financial Officer

Portmeirion Group North America

 

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

Executive Vice President of Global Sourcing and Operations

On This Day

 

Connie Hoza

Vice President of Merchandising

Perry Ellis International

 

Ilka Jordan

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Jordan Alliance Group

 

Susan Kroll

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

RAREculture

 

David Law

Senior Vice President, General Manager

Allen Edmonds at Caleres, Inc.

 

Michael Lichtenstein

Owner

Group L Consulting

 

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, Growth

Savage x Fenty: Lingerie by Rihanna

 

Shawn R. Outler, D.C.S.

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

 

Julie Verdugo

Director of Sustainability + Social Impact

Free People - Urban Outfitters

 

Nick Woodhouse

President and Chief Marketing Officer

Authentic Brands Group