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We are very fortunate to have a dedicated volunteer Board of Trustees who commit their time, talent and treasure to the University. They are comprised of senior-level executives and entrepreneurs in the public and private sectors; professionals in the fields of education, business, technology, health care, engineering, the arts and law. They bring to the table their expertise, a commitment to Rider’s mission and, for many of them, an affection for their alma mater.

Board of Trustees Portal

Access the Board of Trustees portal for the latest materials.

Meet the Rider University Board of Trustees

Mr. Robert Schimek '87
Chair of the Board
Former Executive Vice President & CEO Commercial
Mr. John Guarino '82
Vice Chair of the Board
Former President
Coca-Cola Refreshments
Mr. F. Christopher Carothers ’91, ’94
Vice Chair of the Board

President & CEO
FCC Consulting Services
Dr. Gregory G. Dell'Omo
Rider University
Mr. Alberto Baptiste ’80
Managing Director BNYM
Markets Group-Foreign Exchange
Mr. Robert Christie ’76
Retired, President and CEO
3E Company
Dr. Jeffrey Cornelius WCC '70
Professor Emeritus, Choral Music
Boyer College of Music & Dance
Temple University
Dr. E. Bruce DiDonato ’76
Campus Eye Laser and Surgery Centers, Inc.
Ms. Molly O'Neil Frank
Development Consultant
Mr. Thomas J. Lynch '75 
Chairman of the Board
TE Connectivity, Ltd.
Mr. Thomas Marino ’69
Retired CEO
Cohn Reznick, LLP
Ms. Joan Mazzotti ’72
Retired Executive Director
Philadelphia Futures
Mr. Terry McEwen '98
Business Administrator
City of Trenton
Mr. Thomas M. Mulhare '70
Retired Partner In Charge
Financial Services
Business & Risk Advisory Services
EisnerAmper LLP
Mr. Gary Neubeck '76, '82
Managing Director, Derivatives Products Group
President of Prudential Global Funding LLC
at Prudential Financial
Mr. Christopher Nikolich ’92
Head, Research and Investment Design
AllianceBernstein Defined Contributions Investments
Mr. Lewis Pepperman
Firm Co-Managing Director
Stark & Stark, Attorneys at Law
Ms. Denise Petitta '86, '91
Executive Director
Bank Marketing
JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Ms. Michele Powers ’84
Global Operations Leader, Worldwide Benefits Division
Mr. Barry Rabner
President & CEO
Penn Medicine Princeton Health
Ms. Sherise Ritter ’84
Managing Director
The Mercadian Group
Mercadien, P.C., CPAs
Mr. William Rue ’69
Rue Insurance Company
Ms. Colleen (Stacy) Shapiro
Tropico Management, LP
Mr. Arthur J. Stainman '65
Senior Managing Director
First Manhattan Company

For inquiries regarding Board of Trustees, please contact:

Headshot of Debbie Stasolla
Senior Associate Vice President for Planning and Secretary
Moore Library 101