Rivier University appoints three new members to Board of Trustees

From left to right: Mr. Michael Croatti, Mr. Mark Mulcahy, and Dr. Cecilia Warpinski Stuopis

New Board members contribute leadership and expertise in business management, healthcare and real estate to the University.

Rivier University has added three new members to its Board of Trustees. Mr. Michael Croatti of Pelham, Mr. Mark Mulcahy of Manchester, and Dr. Cecilia Warpinski Stuopis of Amherst, have joined 27 others serving on Rivier’s 2017-2018 Board of Trustees.

“Rivier is delighted to welcome our new board members and recognize their knowledge and varied experience," says Sister Paula Marie Buley, IHM, President. “The Board’s vision and leadership is vital to the advancement of the University’s strategic initiatives and the fulfillment of Rivier’s mission.”

Mr. Michael Croatti is the Senior Vice President at UniFirst Corporation, an industry-leading uniform service and supply company, where he held various positions throughout his 25-year career, ultimately advancing to senior leadership. He received his MBA from Rivier University, and his bachelor’s degree in finance from Arizona State University. Mr. Croatti is a member of Rivier’s President’s Leadership Committee and the Alumni Council. He has also served as an Alumni Mentor to Rivier students. As avid supporter of the armed forces, Mr. Croatti regularly volunteers with Operation Care for Troops and, in 2012, he created the “Thanks from Home” initiative. Both support programs prepare and send care packages to deployed military personnel around the world.

Mr. Mark Mulcahy is an operating partner and co-owner for Keller Williams Realty in Bedford, Concord, Keene, Londonderry, Hooksett, and Marco Island, Florida. An active member of the community, Mulcahy serves on the Manchester Rotary Club, and the boards of the Manchester Boys and Girls Club, Manchester West High School Endowment, and Manchester Crime Line. Mr. Mulcahy holds membership in the National Association of Realtors, the New Hampshire Association of Realtors, and the Greater Manchester/Nashua Board of Realtors. He was also a Keller Williams International Board Member in 2014 and 2015.

A leader and clinician in regional healthcare, Dr. Cecilia Warpinski Stuopis is the Medical Director and Department Head at MIT Medical, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Prior to this, she has held various executive positions at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Dr. Stuopis received her M.S. in Healthcare Delivery Science from Dartmouth College of Medicine, her M.D. from University of Nevada School of Medicine, and her bachelor’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. She is currently a member of the Association of Independent Living Groups, MIT Panhellenic Association, Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity, and is an Education Counselor at MIT. She volunteers at the Lithuanian Scout Association and the Boston Lithuanian School.