Trustees & officers of the corporation

board of trustees | officers of the corporation

board of trustees

(as of june 2020)

  • James H. Hance Jr., chair of the board of trustees, Johnson & Wales University; operating executive, The Carlyle Group, Washington, D.C.
  • mim l. runey, lp.d., chancellor, Johnson & Wales University
  • timothy j. babineau, m.d., president and chief executive officer, lifespan corporation, providence, r.i.
  • Maribeth N. Bisienere, senior vice president of operations, Walt Disney World Parks & Resorts, Lake Buena Vista, Florida
  • derick close, chief executive officer, springs creative products group llc, charlotte, north carolina
  • lionel e. larochelle ii, principal, spring valley hospitality advisors llc, washington, d.c.
  • m. john martin '86, president, the capital grille, eddie v’s and seasons 52, darden restaurants, orlando, florida
  • William J. Murphy, J.D., partner, Murphy & Fay LLP, providence, Rhode Island
  • philip s. renaud ii '73, executive director, the risk institute in the fisher college of business, the ohio state university, columbus, ohio
  • merrill w. sherman, j.d., principal, sherman consulting llc, jamestown, rhode island
  • Clay A. Snyder '93, vice chair of the board of trustees, Johnson & Wales University; senior director of full service brand management, Hilton Worldwide, McLean, Virginia
  • John E. Taylor Jr., managing director, Faulkner & Howe LLC, Vero Beach, Florida
  • jerry sue thornton, ph.d., president emeritus, cuyahoga community college; chief executive officer, dream catcher educational consulting, moreland hills, ohio
  • d. chip wade '83, president, union square hospitality group, new york, new york
  • john h. white jr., chief executive officer and executive chairman, taco group holdings inc., cranston, rhode island
  • David A. Wilson, Ph.D., P'98,* independent director, Barnes & Noble Education Inc.; CoreSite Realty Inc., Naples, Florida

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officers of the corporation

(as of june 2020)

  • mim l. runey, lp.d., chancellor
  • Joseph J. Greene Jr. ’89, ’98 M.S., C.P.A., vice chancellor of finance & administration
  • billye w. auclair, ph.d., provost
  • emily a. gilcreast, ’19 mba, university secretary

*denotes jwu parent

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"together, we will write the new chapters in our university’s remarkable second century." —chancellor mim l. runey, lp.d.