Investment Committee

Roy Ballentine, CLU, ChFC, CFP
Foundation Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board and Founder of Ballentine Partners (Wolfeboro, NH and Waltham, MA); Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU); Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC); Certified Financial Planner (TM); fee-only financial advisor since 1984; named repeatedly one of the top 100 financial advisors in the U.S. by Worth Magazine; Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Brewster Academy; Trustee, Wolfeboro Area Children’s Center; Yale University, B.A. and M.S.

Michelle Chicoine
Vice Rector and Chief Financial Officer, St. Paul’s School; Board member, United Educators, and Concord Hospital; University of Rhode Island, B.S.; Southern New Hampshire University, M.B.A.

Laurie Gabriel, Chair
Retired Managing Partner, Wellington Management Company; Former President, Quantitative Discussion Group; Former President, Boston Security Analysts Society; Executive Committee and Investment Committee, Tufts University Board of Trustees; Trustee, The Nature Conservancy – New Hampshire; Board member, Appalachian Mountain Club; Member emeritus, Tufts University Alumni Council; Chartered Financial Analyst; Tufts University, B.A.

Joel Goober 
Investment Counsel, RINET Company, LLC; Former President, West End House Boys and Girls Club of Allston, Massachusetts; Finance Committee, New London Hospital; Former Trustee, Bates College; Retired Member, Massachusetts Bar and the Bar for the Federal District Court of Massachusetts; Selected by Boston Magazine as a 2011 Five Star Wealth Manager; Bates College, B.A.; Syracuse University College of Law, J.D.

Ken Kinder
Foundation Board of Directors

Senior Vice President, Stifel, Nicolaus & Company; University of New Hampshire, B.S.; University of New Hampshire, M.S.

Dianne Mercier
Foundation Board of Directors
President, People’s United Bank for New Hampshire; Current and former nonprofit board work include Elliot Health Systems, Rivier University, Manchester Employee Contributory Retirement System, NH Business Committee for the Arts, Greater Manchester Family YMCA, American Heart Association’s NH Start!, Nashua Chamber of Commerce, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Amoskeag Industries, NH Bar Foundation and NH Public Radio; Southern New Hampshire University, B.A in Communications

Richard Upton 
General Partner, Harbor Light Capital Partners; Director, Courtagen Life Sciences; Director, Carmell Therapeutics; Director, Castlewood Surgical; Director, Alycone Lifesciences; Former Director, Castlewood Surgical; Former Director, Eggrock, Inc.; Former Director, Home Diagnostics, Inc.; Former President, Pine Hill Waldorf School; Amherst College, B.A.; University of Virginia, M.B.A.

Rick Williams
Managing Partner and Co-Founder, WestView Capital Partners; Former Partner, Tudor Investment Corporation; Former Managing Director, Triumph Capital Group; Former Associate, Drexel Burnham Lambert; Yale University, B.S.; University of Pennsylvania, M.B.A.