Davidson College is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of between 30 and 45 members.

Four members are elected by the alumni and five members serve ex officio (the President-elect and President of the National Alumni Association, the Chair and Immediate Past Chair of the Board of Visitors, and the President of the college). The balance of members are elected by the trustees themselves. At least 25 percent of the board members will be a member or an affiliate of a Presbyterian Church (USA) congregation.  

Alison Hall Mauzé '84Chair
Community Volunteer and Advisor to Nonprofit Organizations
San Francisco, California

Anthony Foxx '93Vice Chair
Chief Policy Officer and Senior Advisor to the President and Chief Executive Officer at Lyft
Bethesda, Maryland

Yvette Pita Frampton '95Secretary
Documentary Filmmaker
Denver, Colorado

Photo Biographies
Maria Tardugno Aldrich

Maria Tardugno Aldrich ’03
Maria is a consultant with E4E Relief which partners with compassionate companies to provide a global, charitable solution to support employees through unforeseen hardship or crisis. She has extensive non-profit fundraising experience and has consulted for several educational institutions, along with holding key senior fundraising roles at Davidson and Notre Dame Preparatory School. A history major with a concentration in gender studies, Maria was active in Warner Hall eating house and was a member of the wind ensemble and symphony orchestra. She studied in Cambridge, was a campus tour guide coordinator and Senior Admissions Fellow. Currently, Maria is President-Elect of the Davidson Alumni Association. She served on her 5th and 15th reunion committees, as a Fund for Davidson Class Chair, and WDAV volunteer. Maria and her husband, Steve Aldrich ’02, established the Will DuBose Baseball Scholarship with several other baseball alumni. The Aldriches live in Scottsdale, Arizona with their two children. As a trustee, Maria is a member of the College and Community Relations Committee and Campus Life and the Student Experience Committee.

Headshot of Carlos Alvarez

Carlos Alvarez
Carlos is chairman and CEO of The Gambrinus Company, a privately held craft beer company in San Antonio, Texas. He founded Gambrinus when he moved with his family from his native Mexico to San Antonio in 1986, and was responsible for importing and marketing Corona and other beers from Grupo Modelo until 2006. Today, Gambrinus is a leading craft-brewer and owns and operates two breweries: Spoetzl in Shiner, Texas and Trumer in Berkeley, California. Carlos is a graduate of the Monterrey Institute of Technology with a degree in biochemical engineering. He and his wife, Malú, live in San Antonio. Their daughter, Malú '02 and nieces, Daniela Villarreal-Alvarez '07 and Matilde Villarreal-Alvarez '10, are Davidson graduates. Enthusiastic supporters of education, the Alvarez's have given generously to several universities and educational organizations. At Davidson, they served on the Parents Council while Malú was a student. Carlos served from 2003-10 as an At-Large Trustee and a member of the Admission and Financial Aid committee. The Davidson Trust was established during his tenure on the Board of Trustees. He also served on the Cunningham renovation steering committee. Carlos and Malú provided the naming gift for the Alvarez College Union renovation project and established the Alvarez Scholars Program which provides financial support for international students at Davidson. Carlos is currently serving on the Student Recruiting, Enrollment and Scholarships Committee and the Teaching, Learning, and Research Committee.

David Barnard headshot

David Barnard '79
David retired in June 2013 as partner, senior vice president and portfolio manager with Wellington Management Company in Boston, where he ran the Japanese Equity Team. An economics major at Davidson, David earned a Watson fellowship which he used to study land policies in Taiwan and Pakistan, and then earned an MPPM at Yale University. At Davidson, David was a member of the football team and Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He served as class president as well as Union Board vice president. David and his wife, Sonoko, live in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. He is a Fund for Davidson class co-chair and member of the Board of Visitors. He has served alma mater as a chair and member of the Dean Rusk Advisory Board and member of his 25th and 35th reunion committees. As a student, he received the King Football Award. He was presented the James P. Hendrix Award in 2005 and the Alumni Service Award in 1999. David is a member of the Athletics Committee, Investment Committee, and the College and Community Relations Committee.

Dan Boone

Dan Boone '66
Dan capped a 41-year investment career as Managing Partner of Atlanta Capital Management Co., an institutional money management firm. While there, he managed the Calvert Social Investment equity mutual fund, the first socially responsible investment fund in the US. Prior to retiring in 2011, Dan led an effort to sell Atlanta Capital to Eaton Vance Co of Boston. While a student at Davidson, Dan majored in economics and was named a Distinguished Military Graduate with membership in Scabbard and Blade. He was an officer of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, a staff member of the Wildcat Handbook and Quips and Cranks yearbook. After graduation, Dan served in the U.S. Army and later received an MBA with distinction from the Wharton School. Over the years, Dan has continued his strong association with Davidson including the following: Life Member of the Board of Visitors, advisory member of the Trustee Investment Committee, Co-chair of the 50th and 55th reunion committee, annual fund class agent, member of Georgia Regional Committee for Campaign for Davidson, and co-founder of the H Boyce Connell Merit Scholarship. He was awarded the Alumni Distinguished Service Award in 2016. In 2020, Dan established the Boone Pre-tenured Professorship to focus on capitalism and income inequality. Dan is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has served on the boards of a number of non-profit agencies including The Merrie Boone Comprehensive Care Clinic for Parkinson’s at Emory University, The High Museum (lifetime), Habitat for Humanity in Atlanta, Investment Advisory Association (chair), Atlanta Society of Financial Analysts (President), Low Country Institute, Executive Council to Emory Brain Center, and Coastal Conservation League of South Carolina. Dan’s daughter, Meredith Boone Tutterow and her husband, Sam, are Davidson graduates (1993) and his granddaughter, Abby, is a member of Davidson’s Class of 2024. Dan and his wife, Marty, are enjoying life on Spring Island, South Carolina.

Erwin Carter headshot

Erwin Carter '79
Erwin is CEO of Newbold Services, LLC, a facility support services company in Greenville, SC. Since 2012, he has also been CEO of Peak Workforce Solutions, a Certified Minority Business Enterprise staffing firm. Before founding Newbold Services in 2006, he held leadership positions in the banking and financial services industry. At Davidson, he majored in economics and was a member of the Black Student Coalition and Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He has served alma mater as a member of the Board of Trustees (2003-2010) and Board of Visitors, an Annual Fund class agent, Davidson Black Alumni Network member, and member of the planning committees for his 10th, 30th and 35th reunions. He was presented the Alumni Service Award in 2010. He and his wife, Veronica, live in Greenville, South Carolina, and have two daughters, including Amoura ’07. Erwin and Veronica established the Carter Family Scholarship. Erwin is a member of the Campus Strategy, Planning and Use Committee and the Student Recruiting, Enrollment, and Scholarships Committee.

Lisa Green Case headshot

Lisa Green Case '99
Lisa is an active volunteer serving on the board or board committees of several nonprofits and in a variety of fundraising and other capacities at her children’s school. She also chaired the board of her children’s former school. Prior to becoming a parent, Lisa worked as an attorney with international law firms Covington & Burling and Ropes & Gray and as an analyst with Bowles Hollowell Conner & Company, a prominent investment banking firm founded by former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles. A Samuel Henry Bell Scholar at Davidson, Lisa majored in mathematics, studied in Scotland, and was a member of Rusk eating house and the cheerleading, track and cross-country teams. She earned her law degree at Harvard Law School. She is married to Jeff Case ’99. The Cases live in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with their three daughters. Lisa and Jeff served as National Ne Ultra chairs for fiscal years 2017 and 2018. They previously served as co-presidents of the Boston alumni chapter, co-chairs of the FY10 Annual Fund Leadership Council, and members of their 15th reunion committee.  Lisa also served as a member of her 20th reunion committee.  Lisa and Jeff established the need-based Case Scholarship and provided funds (with Jordan Case ’03) to name the Verna Miller Case Research and Creative Works Symposium after Jeff’s mother, Verna Case, who was associate dean of Teaching, Learning and Research and the B.F. Dolan Professor of Biology at Davidson College.  Other Davidson relationships include Jeff’s father, Marshall Case ’72, and brother, Jordan Case ’03.

Jessica Davis Headshot

Jessica Davis '09
Jessica manages connectivity and growth partnerships in EMEA for Facebook. In this capacity, she supports programs and partnerships to increase internet access, affordability, and awareness in sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to joining Facebook in December 2018, she worked in Nairobi, Kenya, for the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) as a Strategic Partnerships and Business Development Manager. At AGRA, she managed a portfolio of strategic partnerships across 11 countries to catalyze private sector investment, design and operationalize strategic interventions, and scale outcomes in agricultural transformation targeting 30 million small holder farmers across Africa. She was an Engagement Manager with Deloitte Consulting from 2012-2017, an Africa Business Fellow in 2016 in Kenya, a Rotary International Ambassadorial Fellow in 2011 in South Africa, and a research assistant with the United States Institute of Peace from 2009-2011. Jessica majored in political science at Davidson. While a student, she was active in the Black Student Coalition, Turner Eating House, Dance Ensemble, Activities Tax Council, and Student Conduct Council. She was a William Holt Terry Scholar. Jessica holds a Masters of Philosophy (MPhil) in Justice and Transformation, Peace and Conflict Resolution from the University of Cape Town and a Master of Public Policy Degree with a concentration in International Development from American University. She serves on the board of Freely in Hope, a human rights organization dedicated to ending sexual violence and equipping survivors to be leaders. Jessica has volunteered for Davidson as a member of the Davidson Black Alumni Network, Annual Fund class chair, and Terry Program Alumni Board. She and her husband live in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Allison Drutchas headshot

Allison Drutchas '11 
Allison is currently Senior Counsel at Waymo (formerly known as the Google Self-Driving Car Project) and an adjunct professor at the University of California Hastings School of Law. Allison's career so far has been focused on shaping the policy and regulatory framework for autonomous vehicles and understanding the impacts of automation and AI on mobility and beyond.  She received her JD from Yale Law School in 2015. At Davidson, she majored in philosophy, graduating with Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors. She was a Bryan Scholar, Chidsey Fellow, Davidson Research Initiative grant recipient, and founder of Students Empowering Little Philosophers (SELPH) (a program for teaching local elementary school students philosophy through children's literature). An accomplished scholar-athlete, she was captain of the women's soccer team, awarded the Susan K. Roberts Award and the Southern Conference Coleman Lew Leadership Award, and named to the SoCon All-Conference Team. She has served Davidson as a member of the Alumni Association Board and as president of the Detroit alumni chapter.  Allison is a member of the Governance and Nominating Committee, Athletics Committee, and the Teaching, Learning, and Research Committee. 

Bob Dunham Headshot

Bob Dunham '70
Bob served as a Presbyterian pastor for churches in Auburn, Alabama, Covington, Georgia and Charleston, South Carolina, before being called in 1991 to the University Presbyterian Church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where he served as senior pastor for 26 years. After his retirement in 2017, he also served for two years as interim senior pastor of the Fist Presbyterian Church in the City of New York. He is a frequent guest preacher and lecturer. An English major at Davidson, he was editor of the Davidsonian, a Freshman Advisor, and member of Interfraternity Council and Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and active in the College Union. He graduated with membership in Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) and Who’s Who Among Students at American Universities and Colleges. He later earned a Master of Sacred Theology degree from Yale University Divinity School and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Union Theological Seminary in Virginia (now Union Presbyterian Seminary). Bob has previously served Davidson as a member of the Board of Trustees (2007-2010), Annual Fund Class Agent, Alumni Association Board member, Durham/Chapel Hill regional campaign committee member during The Campaign for Davidson, and member of his 20th-35th reunion committees. He served as chair of the 2021 Reformed Tradition Working Group. He has also served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Union Presbyterian Seminary, the Board of Visitors of Presbyterian College, and the Board of Directors of the Presbyterian Outlook Foundation, as well as the Boards of Directors of the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service and the Martin Luther King Jr. University/Community Foundation in Chapel Hill. Bob and his wife, Marla, a retired English professor, live in Chapel Hill. They have two adult children and two grandchildren. Their son, Aaron Dunham, is a member of the Davidson Class of 2000.

Tom Finke Headshot

Tom Finke
Tom is the Chairman of Adara Acquisitions, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) based in Charlotte. He is also a Director of Invesco Ltd., a global investment firm with over $1.4 trillion in assets under management. Tom is the former Chairman and CEO (2008-2020) of Barings, a global investment management firm with over $350 billion in assets under management. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia (BA) and Duke University (MBA). Tom was instrumental in helping to forge a three-year, $1.2 million partnership between Davidson and Barings to provide students with research, training, mentorship, and community service opportunities. He and his wife, Heather, have generously supported the Women’s Soccer Pooled Scholarship, the Class of 2017 Women’s Soccer Scholarship, and the Vance Center Williams Room. He served on the Game Changers campaign committee, and he and his wife were on the Parents Council while daughter, Ashley ’17, was a student. Heather and Tom live in Charlotte.

Betsy Fleming headshot

Betsy Fleming
Dr. Fleming is a graduate of Harvard University (AB in Fine Arts, magna cum laude), the Royal College of Art (MA in History of Design), and Yale University (PhD in History of Art). She served as president of Converse College, a master's university in Spartanburg, South Carolina, from October 2005 until June 2016. Prior to joining Converse, she served as executive director of the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, SC. Dr. Fleming was presented the Order of the Palmetto, South Carolina's highest civilian honor, in May 2016, for her leadership in education, the arts, and civic and business development. She currently has an independent consulting practice focused on change management, strategy development and values-based leadership. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina, as an advisor to CTE (Carolina Tractor & Equipment Company), as a Trustee of The Lachaise Foundation (established in 1963 to perpetuate the artistic legacy of 20th century sculptor Gaston Lachaise), and on the Board of Directors for both Spoleto Festival USA and the General Alumni Association of Phillips Exeter Academy. She has served on the boards of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the Council of Presidents for the Association of Governing Boards, the South Carolina ETV Endowment, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond - Charlotte Branch. Dr. Fleming and her husband, Edward Weisiger, Jr., live in Charlotte. Betsy chairs the Audit and Finance Committee and is a member of the Public Affairs Committee and the Executive Committee.

Virgil Fludd

Virgil Fludd '80
Virgil is the Founder and CEO of The Carvir Group, Inc., an Atlanta-based executive search and management consulting firm. He recently served as the assistant general manager for External Affairs at Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), where he had oversight of government relations, public engagement, marketing and communications. Prior to joining MARTA, Fludd amassed more than 30 years of sales, marketing and leadership experience. Earlier in his career, he was a vice president at Bank of America and vice president of Marketing at Xerox. From 2003 to 2016, Fludd served the Georgia General Assembly as a member of the House of Representatives, representing portions of Fayette and Fulton counties. He served on the Ways and Means; Regulated Industries; Small Business Development; Ethics; and Banking Committees. He also served as chair of the House Democratic Caucus and co-chair of the Georgia Working Families Caucus.  At Davidson, Virgil majored in economics and was a member of the men’s track and football teams and the Black Student Coalition. Virgil is a member of the Board of Visitors and DBAN. He has served as an Annual Fund class agent, career mentor, DART volunteer and member of the Alumni Association Board and his 20th, 25th and 35th reunion committees. He and his wife Carolyn live in Tyrone, Georgia, and have two adult children. Virgil currently serves as president-elect of the Alumni Association Board will become president for 2022-2023.  Virgil is a member of the Audit and Finance Committee and Athletics Committee. He also chairs the Commemoration Committee.

Anthony Foxx headshot

Anthony Foxx '93
Anthony Foxx served as the Chief Policy Officer and Senior Advisor to the President and Chief Executive Officer at Lyft, Inc. from October 2018 to January 2022. In his role, Anthony worked alongside Lyft's co-founders and executive team—at the intersection of transportation policy, technology, and public-private partnerships—to expand affordable mobility options and improve people's lives with the world's best transportation.

From 2013-2017, Anthony served as the 17th United States Secretary of Transportation, leading an agency with more than 55,000 employees and a $70 billion budget, whose primary goal was to ensure that America maintains the safest, most efficient transportation system in the world. Among many accomplishments during his tenure, the DOT established a first-ever policy framework for the safe integration of self-driving vehicles and leveraged $350 million in public and private funding to demonstrate how smart technology can change cities and local communities.

Anthony was also the mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina from 2009-2013. During this time, he made transportation investments the centerpiece of Charlotte's job creation and economic recovery efforts. These investments included extending the LYNX light rail system, the largest capital project ever undertaken by the city. He also expanded Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (the sixth busiest in the world), worked with North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue to accelerate the I-485 outer belt loop, and started the Charlotte Streetcar project.

At Davidson, Anthony majored in history and was a Davidson Scholar, hall counselor and Davidson’s first black student body president. He was also a member of the Honor Council, Student Conduct Council, Project Life, and the Union Board. Anthony earned his JD at New York University. He served as an at-large member of the Board of Trustees from 2009 until his July 2013 resignation as a result of his new role as US Secretary of Transportation. While a trustee he was a member of the Campus & Facilities Planning committee.  He has also served Davidson as a member or chair of his 5th, 10th and 20th reunion committees, a member of the Board of Visitors, president of the Washington DC Young Alumni Association, vice president and member of the Alumni Association Board, and member of the Vann Center for Ethics Advisory Board. Anthony and his wife Samara currently live in Bethesda, Maryland.

Yvette Pita Frampton headshot

Yvette Pita Frampton '95 
Yvette is a documentary filmmaker living in Denver, Colorado, with her husband, Chris Frampton ’94. An English major at Davidson, she was a member of Warner Hall eating house, the Spanish Club, founding President of the Waterski Club, and an editorial and writing staff member of the Davidsonian. She studied abroad in Australia. Yvette received her MFA in film directing from New York University. She currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Colorado Hospital Anschutz Campus, on the Board of the Colorado Music Hall of Fame, and as a Trustee at Graland Country Day School. Previously, she served as vice chair of the Denver Health Foundation and as a member of the board of the Denver Health Foundation Level One Society. She has served Davidson as a member of her 5th, 10th, and 20th reunion planning committees, alumni class notes secretary, Fund for Davidson class chair, and vice-president of the Alumni Association Board. She chairs the Campus Life and Student Experience Committee and is a member of the Campus, Strategy, Planning and Use Committee, Governance and Nominating Committee and the Executive Committee.

Reid French headshot

Reid French '93
Reid is an independent director in the software sector, sitting on the boards of Autodesk, Anthology, and NetDocuments.  He is also an emeritus trustee of The Lovett School in Atlanta, previously serving as chairman. He was the CEO of Applied Systems, a leading provider of cloud-based software for the insurance industry, from 2011 until 2019. Prior to joining Applied Systems, he was chief operating officer at Intergraph Corporation, a global software company focused on the geospatial and computer-aided design markets. Reid was a Charles A. Dana Scholar, economics major, member of Kappa Sigma fraternity and involved in theatrical productions. He graduated with First Honors. Reid earned a Watson Fellowship studying the financing of theater in Europe and earned his MBA from the Harvard Business School. Davidson relationships include his wife, Sarah Patterson French ’95, his sister, Tracy French McMillan ’96, and his daughter, Virginia French ‘24. Reid was a member of the Board of Visitors and has served as an Annual Fund class chair. Reid and Sarah live in Atlanta with their children.  Reid is a member of the Governance and Nominating, Audit and Finance, and Campus Life and the Student Experience Committees.

David Hall headshot

David Hall '84
David E. Hall is president of Hallmark and with his brother leads all aspects of Hallmark's business. He joined the company in 1981, holding positions in sales, finance, legal, order distribution and retailer relations. He led U.S. marketing and sales at subsidiary Crayola, and served as senior vice president of human resources for Hallmark and as president of Hallmark North America. Dave earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Davidson and a law degree in 1989 from the University of Kansas. While at Davidson, Dave was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and the Chorus. He has served Davidson as a Fund for Davidson class agent, a Davidson Alumni Admission Program representative, and a member of the Board of Visitors. Dave and his wife, Laura, live in Mission Hills, Kansas. They recently established the Educational Access Scholarship of the Davidson Trust.  David chairs the Student Recruiting, Enrollment, and Scholarships Committee and is a member of the Teaching, Learning, and Research Committee. 

Bev Hance headshot

Beverly S. Hance 
Bev, a community volunteer, is a graduate of the University of Maine (BA) and Washington University (MA). She is a past chair and current member of the board of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, a past chair and current member of the Charlotte Country Day School Board of Visitors, and a member of the founding Board of Women in Vision in Charlotte. In addition, she served two terms on the board of the Charlotte Symphony and has been a deacon and elder at her church. In 2019, Bev became an Honorary Alumna at Charlotte Country Day School, having been heavily involved philanthropically and as a volunteer there for over 35 years.  Bev is a former member of Davidson's Board of Visitors and served as a member of the Davidson Trust Steering Committee. From 2002-09, she served on Davidson's Board of Trustees representing the Charlotte Presbytery. During her tenure she chaired the Admission and Financial Aid Committee and the Davidson Trust was established while she was a member. She also served as secretary of the Executive Committee. Bev and her husband, Jim, who retired as Chief Financial Officer of Bank of America in 2005, live in Charlotte. They established the Hance Family Scholarship. Two of their children, Meredith Hance McBride '01 and Blair Hance Kenary '05, attended Davidson, and they served on the Parents Council while Meredith attended. Bev chairs the Campus Strategy, Planning, and Use Committee, and is a member of the Teaching, Learning, and Research Committee and the Protocol Committee, Student Recruiting, Enrollment, and Scholarships Committee and the Executive Committee. 

Dr. Robert W. Henderson headshot

Dr. Robert W. Henderson
Dr. Robert W. Henderson ("Bob") is senior minister and head of staff of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is a graduate of Furman University (BA, economics and religion, 1984), Princeton Theological Seminary (M.Div, 1989), and Columbia Theological Seminary (D.Min., 1996). Bob served as associate pastor of Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Stone Mountain, GA, from 1988-1993 and senior pastor at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Greensboro, NC, from 1993-2008. He joined Covenant Presbyterian in 2008. At Covenant, Bob endeavors to create and lead dynamic worship that is faithful to Reformed Theology. In 2017, Charlotte Magazine selected Bob as "Charlottean of the Year" for his leadership constructing affordable housing in Charlotte. Bob is married to Dr. Suzanne W. Henderson, Associate Professor of Religion at Queens University of Charlotte (Ph.D. Duke University; M. Div. Princeton Theological Seminary). Suzanne has published widely in the field of New Testament studies. Her books include New Testament Conversations: A Pluralistic Introduction (Cobris); and Christology and Discipleship in the Gospel of Mark (Cambridge University Press). Bob and Suzanne live in Charlotte, North Carolina. They have two daughters, Hannah and Abbie, and a son, Will.  Bob is a member of the Campus Life and the Student Experience and the Campus Strategy, Planning, and Use Committee.  

Prem Manjooran

Prem Manjooran ’92
Prem is a Principal of Tantallon Capital Advisors and the Chief Investment Officer for the Tantallon India Fund and the Tantallon Asia Impact Fund. He retired from The Capital Group after 22 years. The recipient of the C. Shaw Smith Award, Prem was active in the Union Board, and served as senior class president. He majored in political science. Prem has served Davidson as a member of the Board of Trustees from 2009-2016, an Annual Fund class agent, a member of his 20th and 25th reunion committees, the Davidson Trust Steering Committee, the Board of Visitors, and the Alumni Association Board. His wife, Susan Baik, is a member of the Art Collection Advisory Board at Davidson. Prem and Susan established the Manjooran Family Scholarship in support of The Davidson Trust and the Baik Art Residency and Exhibition Fund. Prem and Susan live in Camas, Washington, with their son.

Alison Mauze

Alison Hall Mauzé '84
Alison is a former Vice President at JP Morgan in Corporate Finance and Corporate Finance Recruiting and Training where she worked for nearly ten years. She now serves as a community volunteer and advisor to nonprofit organizations. As a trustee of the San Francisco Ballet, she has chaired both the Governance Committee and Development Committee and has been a member of the Audit, Finance, Executive, Campaign, Education and Nominating Committees. She is a trustee of the Exploratorium in San Francisco and serves on the Governance and Development Committees. She is the co-chair of the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank Campaign. At Davidson, Alison majored in psychology and was a member of the Union Board, Rusk eating house, Women’s Concerns Group, Amnesty International and the field hockey team. She also volunteered weekly at the Florence Crittenden center in Charlotte. Both she and her husband, Michael Mauzé ’85, have served as Annual Fund class chairs and members of the Davidson Alumni Admission Program and the New York regional campaign committee during The Campaign for Davidson. Alison was the National Annual Fund vice chair in FY08 and chair in FY09. In 2009, Alison received the Alumni Service Award. She has been a member of the Board of Visitors, a past vice president of the Alumni Association Board, and was an At-Large Trustee from 2010 until 2016. During her first two terms on the board, she was chair of the College Relations Committee and the Governance and Nominating Committee, served on the Campus Life & the Student Experience Committee, and was a member of the Executive Committee. Alison currently serves the Board as Chair. She served as co-chair of the Game Changers Campaign (2013-2019). The Mauzés provided the naming gift for the Michael and Alison Hall Mauzé Terrace in the E. Craig Wall Academic Center and created the Mauzé Family Scholars Program. They live in San Francisco, California. Two of their sons, Christopher ’14 and Jackson ’16, attended Davidson.

Kristi Mitchem headshot

Kristi Mitchem '92
Kristi is chief executive officer and head of BMO Global Asset Management, BMO’s asset management division, which has more than $300 billion in assets under management. Prior to joining BMO in 2019, she served as the CEO of Wells Fargo Asset Management. She has more than 20 years of experience in roles related to asset management, defined contribution pension plans and equities markets at State Street Corporation, BlackRock, and Goldman Sachs. A vocal advocate for diversity and inclusion, she led the development of a gender diversity index exchange-traded fund designed to invest in US companies committed to advancing the positions women hold in management and on boards. She was named one of the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business by the San Francisco Business Times in 2018, as one of the Top Women in Asset Management by Money Management Executive in 2017, and as one of Treasury & Risk’s Top 100 Influential People in 2008. She is also listed in several patent filings focused around guaranteed income requirements. Kristi majored in political science at Davidson, where she graduated summa cum laude and with First Honors. While at Davidson, she was a member of Warner Hall eating house, Reach Out/Y Student Service Corps, and the Union Board. She holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she was an Arjay Miller Scholar. She was also a Fulbright Scholar. Her father, Spencer Mitchem ’59, and siblings, Kathryn Mitchem Furman ’91 and Bill Mitchem ’96, also graduated from Davidson. Kristi has served Davidson as a member of her 20th reunion committee, the San Francisco Game Changers campaign committee, and the Trustee Investment Committee Advisory Group. Kristi and her husband Tom live in Woodside, California, with their children.  Kristi is a member of the Investment Committee. 

Chad Morgan headshot

Chad Morgan '96 
Chad is a Partner with Investure, LLC, where he helps oversee the firm's investment activities in private asset classes. Investure serves as the outsourced investment office for a select group of US-based endowments and foundations. Prior to Investure, Chad was a Director of Investments for the University System of Maryland Foundation and an Associate at Frontier Capital, a private equity firm in Charlotte, NC. He was also an investment banking Analyst and Associate at SG Cowen & Co. in San Francisco. Chad is a board member and past Chairman of the Music Resource Center in Charlottesville, VA. At Davidson, Chad was a Center for Interdisciplinary Studies major, a member of the Honor Council, a Bonner Scholar, and a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon, and he spent a semester studying church history at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. He earned his MBA from Duke University. Chad served as a member of the Trustee Investment Committee Advisory Group from 2012-2015; he rejoined the Group in January 2017. Chad and his wife Rebecca live in Charlottesville with their two children. In 2016 they funded the expendable Chad and Rebecca Morgan Davidson Trust Scholarship.  Chad chairs the Investment Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee. 

Gloria Nlewedim

Gloria Nlewedim '17 
Gloria serves on the YMCA of the USA’s Government Relations Team as a Health Partnerships and Policy Specialist where she focuses on health equity. Prior to working at the Y, Gloria served as the Communications Director for Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01). She has had various roles of increasing responsibility on Capitol Hill including, Digital Director for the House Appropriations Committee, Press Secretary, Legislative Correspondent, Press Assistant, and Staff Assistant for Congressman David Price (NC-04). Prior to graduating from Davidson, she interned for Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) and held a White House internship. A Bonner Scholar at Davidson College, she majored in political science and was a Fund for Davidson and Alumni Relations student ambassador, co-service chair of Warner Hall eating house, member of the Senior Class Gift Committee, director of public relations for the Student Government Association, member of STRIDE, and an Orientation Leader. She studied abroad in Denmark. Gloria is from Raleigh, N.C., but now lives in Washington, D.C. Gloria is a member of the Campus Life and the Student Experience Committee and the College and Community Relations Committee.

Cintra Pollack headshot

Cintra Pollack '99
Cintra is a manager at Race Street management, a family office/investment company. In addition to managing investments, she is the secretary/treasurer of the Singer Family Foundation and is responsible for both the grant making process and investing the corpus. She formerly served as Vice President at Aviva, Inc., a family-owned oil and gas exploration company. Before running Race Street Management and working at Aviva, Inc., she worked as an equity analyst at Granite Point Capital and at Amazon.com. She holds an MBA from the Foster School of Business, where she was a WRF/Gates Fellow and a Dempsey scholar. She currently volunteers on the executive board as the chair of planning and grant making for JewishColorado, a member of the Jewish Federations of North America. She is a Wexner Heritage alumna, a recipient of the JewishColorado Charlotte B. Tucker Young Leadership award in 2014, and the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society's Young Visions award recipient for 2017. She also is an advisory board member for 826 National, a national tutoring and writing non-profit. At Davidson, Cintra majored in English with an Asian Studies concentration, graduating cum laude and with high departmental honors. She was president of the Union Board, a writer for the Davidsonian, editor of Libertas magazine, and a member of the Council on Campus & Religious Life. She served on the Union design committee. She graduated with membership in Omicron Delta Kappa and Who's Who. She was the recipient of the Charles Lloyd writing award. She also was a Cornwell Scholar and a Watson Prize finalist. She studied in China and was a student participant in the Alumnae Coeducation Reunion in 1998. She lives in Denver, Colorado.  Cintra is a member of the Investment Committee, the College and Community Relations Committee and the Student Recruiting, Enrollment and Scholarships Committee.

Carol Quillen headshot

Carol Everhart Quillen 
Carol became the 18th president of Davidson College in 2011 and has led Davidson College in reimagining the liberal arts experience, creating a new model for higher education in an increasingly interconnected world. Her "Transition to Impact" initiatives and her support of student–and–faculty collaborative research allow students to produce new knowledge, whether working with scholars in the classroom or entrepreneurs in the community. She has affirmed Davidson's commitment to educational excellence by cultivating partnerships that help identify students from all backgrounds whose talents enrich the community and whose leadership as graduates will transform the world. She has been tapped to lend her passion and skills to national efforts on college access and affordability, including as an appointee to President Obama's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans. On the Davidson campus, she emphasizes that equal educational opportunity must be real and meaningful. She also serves on the board of directors of the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools, the Levine Museum of the New South, and the National Humanities Center.

Pat Rodgers headshot

Pat Rodgers
Pat Rodgers is president and CEO of Rodgers, a Charlotte-based construction management company founded by her late husband, B.D. Rodgers, that is ranked among the top 100 construction management firms in the United States. Pat is the past chair of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, the Mint Museum of Art, the McColl Center for Art + Innovation, the Charlotte Merchants Foundation, Florence Crittenton, the Construction Industry Roundtable and the Foundation for the Mint Museums. She serves on the board of the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden and the Charlotte Executive Leadership Council. Pat has received honors including North Carolina's Order of the Longleaf Pine, Echo Foundation's Award Against Indifference, Urban League's Whitney M. Young Award and the Charlotte Business Journal's Business Person of the Year. B.D.'s granddaughter, Jennifer Neal Pressly '98, attended Davidson and his great-grandson, Marshall Brady, is class of 2020. B.D. and Pat were instrumental in the development of Davidson's sculpture garden. Pat is a member of the Game Changers Campaign committee. She is a former member of the Board of Visitors and she was a member of Davidson's Board of Trustees from 2004-10, primarily serving on the Campus & Facilities Planning committee. She is also a member of the Public Affairs Committee.

Andy Schwab headshot

Andy Schwab '93
Andy is a founder and managing partner of 5AM Ventures, a life sciences venture capital firm. A Center for Special Studies major focused on genetics and ethics, Andy was a member of Davidson's legendary 1992 Final Four Men's Soccer team and Kappa Alpha fraternity. He and his wife, Catarina, live in San Francisco. Andy's sister, Katherine Schwab Frink '96, also attended Davidson. Andy is a member of the Game Changers Campaign committee. He served on the San Francisco regional campaign committee during the Campaign for Davidson and is a past member of the Alumni Association Board and the Board of Visitors. He is a member of the Investment Committee, the Audit and Finance Committee, and the Athletics Committee.

Kamran Shahbaz Headshot

Kamran Shahbaz '19
Kamran serves Deloitte Consulting’s financial services practice, assisting clients with strategic growth opportunities and global operational transformations. He is the Chief Strategy Officer of the Foundation for the Educational Development of Afghans (FEDA) and co-founder of Red X Coffee, a Denver-based coffee company that brings quality coffee to convenient locations, one truck at a time. He hopes that his business background will continue to fuel philanthropic causes dear to his heart. Kamran’s fondest memories at Davidson included mentoring first-years as a Hall Counselor, contributing to The Davidsonian as a political correspondent, serving as a tutor for Davidson’s first blind economics major, and immersing himself in research on political Islam and econometrics. Perhaps his most influential Davidson experience was a 5-month world tour of 11 countries throughout the Middle East and Asia that Davidson’s spiritual exploration grant funded. A political science and economics double major, Kamran graduated summa cum laude

Steve Shames headshot

Steve Shames '96
Steve is Executive Vice President of Global Marketing at Publicis Groupe, leading the Marketing Strategy and Client Transformation Practice. At Davidson, Steve majored in history and was a Ken Kelley Scholar. He was a member of the Jazz Ensemble and President of the Patterson Court Council. He received his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He has served his alma mater as a member of his 20th reunion committee, career mentor, Annual Fund class agent, Davidson Alumni Admissions Program volunteer and member of the Alumni Association Board. Steve, his wife Sara and their two children live in Manhattan. Steve is a member of the Audit and Finance Committee and the Public Affairs Committee. 

David Sprinkle

David Sprinkle ’66
David is the retired CEO of The Todd Organization, a national executive benefits planning company. An economics major, he was a 1st team all-conference member of the football team, a diver on the swim team, and a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He later earned an MBA from UNC-Chapel Hill and a MSFS from The American College. David has served Davidson as a member of the Board of Trustees (1992-1993, 1996-2015), Board of Visitors former chair and member of the Game Changers campaign committee, Richardson Expansion fundraising committee, Davidson Trust Steering Committee, Davidson Athletic Foundation board, Annual Fund Leadership Council, Presidential Search Committee (which recommended the hiring of Carol Quillen), Regional Campaign Chair and Major Gifts Committee member for the Campaign for Davidson, the Let Learning Be Cherished Campaign cabinet, and multiple reunion committees. In addition to his service at Davidson, David was also a member of The Board of Trustees of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro-UNCG (2011-2021) serving as board chair for two years. David was also a member of the Chancellor Search Committee for UNCG that recommended the hiring of its current chancellor, Frank Gilliam Ph.D. David is also a board member of the Edward M. Armfield Jr. Foundation.

David received a Davidson Alumni Service Award, the James Hendrix Award and was inducted into the Davidson College Athletics Hall of Fame. David and his wife, Pam, provided the naming gifts for the Sprinkle Room in the Alvarez College Union, the Sprinkle Family Scholarship and the Ellen and Phelps Sprinkle Soccer Scholarship. 

David and Pam live in Greensboro, North Carolina, and are the parents of Phelps Sprinkle ’93 (married to Kate Evans Sprinkle ’96) and Ellen Sprinkle Thomas ’95 CP (married to Josh Thomas ’94 CP). Ellen and Josh’s son, Foster Thomas ’25, is currently enrolled at Davidson.

Anne Stanback headshot

Anne Stanback '81
Anne has spent more than 35 years working for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights, including her work as the founding executive director of Love Makes A Family, the lead organization that successfully fought for the freedom to marry in Connecticut. She has also led women’s rights organizations and currently chairs the board of the oldest criminal justice reform organization in Connecticut. In 2006, Anne was inducted into the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame. At Davidson, she majored in English and was a hall counselor, Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award recipient and member of PAX eating house, Reach Out/Y Service Corps and the women's basketball and tennis teams. She has a Master of Arts in Religion from Yale Divinity School. Legacies include her brothers, John Stanback '83 and Davidson Professor of Biology Mark Stanback '84, and step-siblings, John Hart '89, Mary Elizabeth Hart '86 and Charlotte Hart Scudder '89. Anne has served alma mater as a member of the 20th Alumnae Coeducation reunion committee, the Alumnae Coeducation Scholarship committee, the GSAND Board, her 10th and 20th reunion committees, and the Board of Visitors. Anne lives in Avon, Connecticut, with her wife, Charlotte Kinlock. She serves on the Board of Trustees through her position as chair of the Board of Visitors.  She is a member of the Governance and Nominating Committee, Campus Life and the Student Experience Committee, the Campus Strategy, Planning, and Use Committee, and the Executive Committee. 

Headshot of Janet Stovall

Janet Stovall '85
Janet is a Senior Client Strategist at The NeuroLeadership Institute, a global research firm and cognitive science consultancy headquartered in NY, NY, where she helps senior leaders at 
some of the world’s leading corporations evolve diversity, equity and inclusion practices to be more brain-friendly and human. Prior to joining NLI, she was Senior Director, Social Impact and The UPS Foundation and primary speechwriter for UPS’s CEO and Executive Leadership Team. She is a TED speaker, member and faculty of the Professional Speechwriters Association, member of the Hoya Professional 30 Class of 2018, and former member of the advisory board of the Alliance Theatre. Janet majored in English at Davidson. A Samuel Henry Bell and NCNB Scholar at Davidson, she was president of the Black Student Coalition and primary author of Project ’87, a report highlighting desired changes to improve diversity and inclusion on campus. She holds a Master of Integrated Marketing Communications from Georgetown University, and graduate certificates in diversity and inclusion from Cornell and Yale. Janet has served Davidson as a founding member, past president and member of the Leadership Committee of the Davidson Black Alumni Network (DBAN), member of the Commission on Race and Slavery, chair of the Black Alumni Reunion, member of the Board of Visitors, member of her 15th, 20th and 25th reunion committees, chair of her 30th reunion, Summer Sendoff host, Women’s Leadership Conference speaker, and student mentor. Janet lives in Tucker, Georgia, and is the mother of two children, including Maia '20.

Benjamin Wall headshot

Benjamin Wall '98
Ben is co-founder and managing partner of WJ Partners, LLC, a private investment firm based in Spartanburg, South Carolina. A history major at Davidson, Ben studied in England and Spain and was captain of the wrestling team and president of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He earned his MBA at Harvard Business School. Ben and his wife, Jamie Moore Wall '98, served as Young Alumni Ne Ultra co-chairs and members of their 5th reunion committee. Ben also served as a Fund for Davidson class agent and member of his 15th reunion committee. Ben's long list of Wildcat family members includes his father, Craig Wall *59 XT (who was serving as chair of the Board of Trustees at the time of his death in 1997), siblings, Judith Wall Guest '87 and Craig Wall '92, brother-in-law Donald Lee Moore *01, uncle, D. G. Martin '62 TR, and five cousins. Ben chairs the Athletics Committee and is a member of the Investment Committee and the Campus Strategy, Planning, and Use Committee.

Olivia Ware Headshot

Olivia Ware ’78
Olivia is a Senior Vice President at Principia Biopharma, a Sanofi Company.  She has more than 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical drug development, commercialization and healthcare management. An early member of the team that built the oncology franchise at Genentech Inc., Olivia played a key role in the product launch of several of the world’s largest revenue producing oncology drugs, including Rituxan®, Herceptin® and Avastin®. In 2019, she was named one of Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Women in Corporate America.  A National Achievement Scholar and a North Carolina Fellow, Olivia majored in psychology at Davidson and served as a freshman hall counselor, vice president of the Union Board and a member of the Black Student Coalition, graduating with membership in Who’s Who Among American College and University Students. A Consortium Fellow, she received her MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Olivia has volunteered for Davidson as a member of the Alumni Association Board, the Board of Visitors and the San Francisco regional committee for the Game Changers campaign. She lives in San Francisco.

Joel Williamson headshot

Joel Williamson '67
Joel is a partner and head of the Tax Controversy Department at the international law firm Mayer Brown LLP headquartered in Chicago, and is widely regarded as one of the nation's leading tax attorneys and litigators. Joel served as president of both the Sigma Chi fraternity and PRAM (Project of the Americas) and played basketball as a freshman. In 1966, Joel was the president of Davidson's Sigma Chi Chapter when Michael A. Maloy became the first African American pledge in the history of that national fraternity. Joel received his JD from the University of Kentucky, where he was on the staff of the Law Review, a member of the Moot Court board and the National Moot Court Team, and was inducted into The Order of the Coif. He served as an officer in the United States Army from 1970-72, including service as a trial lawyer in Vietnam. Joel is a member of the Board of Directors of The Joffrey Ballet.  Joel and his wife, Cheryle, live in Chicago. Joel has served Davidson as a Life Member of the Board of Visitors, a member of his 40th Reunion Planning Committee, and co-chair of the Mike Maloy Basketball Scholarship effort. Joel and Cheryle were the contributors to the establishment of the Cheryle Williamson Center for Dance at Davidson, part of the Vance addition to the Baker Sports Complex. They were also among the major funders for the naming of McKillop Court. The Williamson Concourse in Belk Arena is named for Cheryle and Joel.  Joel is a member of the Investment Committee, the Athletics Committee, the College and Community Relations Committee and the Governance and Nominating Committee.

Lillian "Beadsie" Woo headshot

Lillian "Beadsie" Woo '86
Beadsie is a director with The Annie E. Casey Foundation, a private philanthropy based in Baltimore whose mission is to develop a brighter future for children, families and communities in the United States. She is also involved as a member and former board chair of the Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy organization. An economics major at Davidson, she has a Master of Public Policy degree from Harvard's Kennedy School and a Ph.D. in economics from UNC-Chapel Hill. As a Davidson student, Beadsie served as the first woman president of the Student Government Association. A Luce Scholar and North Carolina Fellow, she was a member of Who's Who, Omicron Delta Kappa leadership and service fraternity, and Omicron Delta Epsilon economics honor society. She has served Davidson as a Davidson Alumni Admission Program representative, an Alumni Association Board decade representative, tri-chair of Alumni of Color Engagement, an Annual Fund class agent, member of her 20th reunion committee and the Alumnae Coeducation reunion committee, and member of the Board of Visitors. She and her husband, Dave Buchholz, live in Silver Spring, MD. Beadsie was elected to the Board of Trustees by the Alumni Association.  She is a member of the Campus Strategy, Planning and Use Committee, Public Affairs Committee and the Student Recruiting, Enrollment, and Scholarships Committee.