Academic BuildingThe Aquinas College Board of Trustees is a dynamic group of active and dedicated community leaders whose expertise ranges from education and religion to finance and law to business and communication. Through its careful stewardship of College policy, property, strategic planning and fiscal affairs, the Board of Trustees is committed to advancing the mission and values of our Catholic and Dominican educational community. The College’s enduring connection to the Grand Rapids Dominican Sisters is evidenced by their representation on the Board and service as Trustees of the College.
To contact the Board of Trustees, please contact Kendall Pavano at (616) 632-2881 or

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Board of Trustees Member Headshot Marcie Hillary '97
Senior Vice President, Community Relations
Hospice of Michigan
Grand Rapids, MI

Board of Trustees Member Headshot Thomas Welch Jr.
Vice Chair
Regional President
Fifth Third Bank
Grand Rapids, MI


Board of Trustees Member Headshot John Lowery
Applied Imaging
Grand Rapids, MI

Board of Trustees Member Headshot Kimberly Hanrahan '85
Vice President of Global Tax
Steelcase, Inc.
Grand Rapids, MI



Matt Biersack Dr. Matt Biersack
Chief Medical Officer
Mercy Health Saint Mary's
Grand Rapids, MI
CUmmings Sam Cummings
Principal & Managing Partner
CWD Real Estate Investment
Grand Rapids, MI


Delgado Sr. Sandra Delgado, O.P.
Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids, MI

Conor Dugan Conor Dugan
Senior Counsel
Warner Norcross + Judd LLP
Grand Rapids, MI


Board of Trustees Member Headshot Rick Heuvelman '79
Operations Manager
Foundations Building Materials
Grand Rapids, MI

Margaret Kennedy Margaret Kennedy
Grand Rapids, MI


Nazar Massouh Nazar Massouh
CEO, Co-Founder
Orion Infrastructure Capital
New York, NY

Board of Trustees Member Headshot Dr. Andola Mathis
Advantage Health Physician Network
Grand Rapids, MI


Board of Trustees Photo Thomas McGovern
Chief Operating Officer
Rockford Construction
Grand Rapids, MI
JBoard of Trustees Member Headshotoe Murphy
Vice President
Northern Trust
Grand Rapids, MI


Board of Trustees Member Headshot Sr. Barbara Reid, O.P. '75
Catholic Theological Union
Chicago, IL

Bob WoodhouseRobert Woodhouse, Jr. '77, MM '92
Restoration Technology, Inc.
Grand Rapids, MI