BOARD OF TRUSTEES

L. Michael Hone, President
Mr. Hone joined Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics (Caliber I.D.) as a member of the board in 2002 then became president and chief executive officer (CEO) in December 2011. Headquartered in Andover, MA, Caliber I.D. is a medical technologies company that designs, develops and markets innovative solutions that image tissue at the cellular level that can be used to assist a physician in forming a clinical judgment.

 

From June 2008 through August 2010, Mr. Hone served as president, CEO, and director of American Aerogel. From 2006 through 2008, he was a consultant for Tempus Partners, a business-consulting firm of which he was the sole owner. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Hone served as president and chief operating officer of Conseco, Inc. during which time he helped guide this financial services firm through the bankruptcy and restructuring process. He also served as president and CEO of Centennial Technologies, a manufacturer of digital memory that has since been acquired by another entity, and president, CEO and chairman of PSC, Inc., an Auto ID manufacturer of bar code reading systems for industrial and retail applications. Caliber I.D, Conseco, Inc., Centennial Technologies, Inc. and PSC, Inc. were public companies traded on NASDAQ.

Mr. Hone studied at Ohio State University where he majored in business administration and is a named inventor or co-inventor on seven patents. He also currently serves as director for Chairman’s View, Inc. (Boston, MA) and EveryNetwork (Waltham, MA). Additionally, he was the former chairman of AIM USA and AIM International. Mike has served on numerous other public and private company boards as well as nonprofit boards. Mike has two daughters who attended KMS. Mike has served as a KMS trustee since 2003.

 

Michael Ferri, Vice President
Mike has been involved in skiing and ski racing since he was a boy coming up to Killington in the winter. His three sons attend KMS. Mike is a partner and owner of Valvoline Instant Oil Change Franchises on the East Coast. Mike and his wife, Santina, reside in Connecticut.  Mike has served as a KMS trustee since 2008.

 

Sherry Albert, Treasurer
Sherry is a certified public accountant who graduated from Bucknell University. She is in charge of finance for a software company in Massachusetts. She has two children who graduated from KMS. During the time they were attending KMS, she discovered how much better it was to spend the whole winter in Killington rather than just weekends. During her winters in Killington, Sherry is heavily involved in freestyle skiing, organizing meets at Killington and serving as treasurer of the Eastern Freestyle division of USSA. When they are not in Vermont, she and her husband, Ed, live in Newburyport, Mass. Sherry has served as a KMS Trustee since 2009.

 

Fred Coriell, Secretary
Fred’s three sons graduated from the Killington Mountain School. Fred is owner of Peak Performance Ski Shop in Killington, Vt. Fred has served as a KMS Trustee since 1997.

 

Members of the Board:

Jon Auerbach
Jon is a General Partner at CRV, a 45-year old venture capital firm based on Cambridge, MA and Menlo Park, CA. He is a graduate of Mt. Snow Academy and the University of Pennsylvania. Jon lives in Newton, MA with his wife, Selina Pandolfi, and their three children, Tommaso, Isabella and Carolina. Tommaso is at KMS and Carolina is in the KSC/KMS weekend program. He has served as a KMS Trustee since 2015.

 

J. Christopher Bianchi
Chris is an alumnus of the Killington Mountain School. Chris moved back to Killington over 20 years ago after receiving his Masters Degree in Engineering from the University of Vermont.  He and his wife Betsey live in Killington and have two sons, Joseph and Stephen.  Chris served 4 years on the local public high school board of directors and is currently serving his 3rd term on the Killington Board of Selectman.  Chris recently joined the staff of Killington Mountain School as Director of Technology.  Chris has served as a KMS trustee since 2002.

James A. Bianchi
Jim is a managing partner with Boston Common Partners, LLC, in Boston. For 20 years he has concentrated his efforts on working with professionals and closely held businesses in the areas of corporate and executive benefits. He received his Chartered Financial Consultant designation in 2001 and his Chartered Life Underwriter designation in 2002. Jim is a graduate of Boston College, Wallace E. Carroll School of Management and received a bachelor's degree in marketing in 1991. His philanthropic activities keep him very active with his alumni as the co-decade chair for the 90s classes as well as the reunion gift chair. He is the recipient of the 2000 Rising Star Award of Boston College.  
 
Jim lives in Hingham, Mass., with his wife, Carolyn, and three children—John, Ryan and Megan are in the KSC/KMS weekend program. Jim attended KMS from 1984 to 1987. He has been a member of the board since 2010.

 

Dr. Melbourne Boynton
Mel is an orthopedic surgeon with the Vermont Orthopedic Clinic, affiliated with the Rutland Regional Medical Center. He has most recently taught as an assistant professor with the department of orthopedic surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and as a clinical instructor for Brown University School of Medicine. He has been honored with numerous awards for both teaching and practicing medicine. He is the head team physician for the U.S. Snowboard Team and the U.S. Ski Team. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Vermont and his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School. Mel has served as a KMS trustee since 2000.

Ken French
Ken has three children who attended the Killington Mountain School. Ken runs an auction business in New York. Ken has served as a KMS trustee since 2005.

 

Richard F. Morrison, honorary member
Dick is the president of Revelon Technology Partners, Inc., a wholly-owned consulting and investment company and a member of the board of directors of the Aberdeen Group, Inc., and former member of the board of directors for Shearson Lehman Brothers, NASDAQ, Inc., Depository Trust Company and Cytrol, Inc., as well as past senior vice-president of and CIO of the Travelers Group and Travelers Insurance Companies.

 

Richard H. Morse
Dick is the chairman of Boston Financial Management, Inc,. a private investment-management company. He is the co-founder and former director of the North American Instrument Corporation. Dick is a graduate of Bowdoin College, holding a degree in economics. He is also the founder of Penmor Aviation, LLC and the Duxbury Maritime School. Dick is currently a member of the Duxbury Rural and Historical Society and is active in Bowdoin College Alumni activities. Dick has two sons that graduated from the Killington Mountain School. His son, Michael, a member of the U.S. Ski Team, competed in freestyle skiing at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Dick has served as a KMS trustee since 1997.

 

George Pantazelos
George has been skiing Killington since 1986 and currently enjoys skiing and mountain biking with his wife Carrie, their 9 year old daughter, Maia and their 7 year old son, Peter. When they are not enjoying the mountain, they live in Medfield, Massachusetts. George is shareholder of Cumberland Farms, a family owned business based in Massachusetts. George serves as a co-chair of Cumberland’s Family Advisory Council. In this role he serves as an information and diplomatic conduit between his extended family and the company's Board of Directors. George graduated high school from Belmont Hill and received a Bachelors of Science in Automotive Engineering from the Franklin Institute of Boston. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Dedham Country Day school, a Pre-K through 8 independent school in Dedham, MA.

 

Harry Ryan
Harry is an owner/partner of the law firm of Ryan, Smith, Carbine in Rutland, VT. His civil litigation practice, in both state and federal courts, spans a variety of fields, including sports liability, product liability, premises liability, automobile liability, dram shop liability, construction liability, and general tort liability.  A former U.S Olympic and US Ski Team member, he has represented ski areas and ski-related manufacturers, industries and individuals. He was inducted into the VARA Hall of Fame in 2013.  He graduated from the University of Vermont in 1972 and from Boston College Law School in 1975.  In 1977, Ryan co-founded the Pico Ski Education Foundation to provide financial support to skiers who qualify for regional and national events or who may otherwise need financial help to pursue their skiing goals. In 2012 Ryan was added to the Annual List of “Super Lawyers” in MA, CT, RI, VT, NH and ME. His son, Jim Ryan, graduated from KMS in 2009 and Colby College in 2014, and his daughter, Kristie, graduated from KMS in 2012 and now attends Boston College, Carroll School of Management. Harry has served as a KMS trustee since 1995.

 

Michael Solimano
Michael is the President and General Manager of the Killington/Pico Golf & Ski Resort where he oversees all operational aspects of the largest resort in the Eastern United States. Prior to this position he was Vice President of Finance at Killington/Pico Resort. Michael also served as Vice President of Finance and Operations for Skis Dynastar, and Audit Manager for Deloitte & Touche in Boston. He graduated with honors from Niagara University in Business Administration and earned his CPA certificate in 1992.

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