Who We Are

Northeastern volunteers are an accomplished group of alumni, parents, and friends. They are leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs representing all sectors of our economy, including business, finance, education, government, law, science, engineering, and the arts and humanities. Together and individually, they share their time and expertise to make Northeastern the best it can be.

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Donald L. Williams, ME'84


President and CEO

Princeton Healthcare Inc.
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Service Opportunities:

RISE Expo Judge

"I volunteered to serve as a Research Innovation and Scholarship Expo judge to see student innovation first-hand. Northeastern students and have a profound ability to address applications to world issues and it was exciting to be a part of this expo."

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Steven J. Cody LA'77


Co-founder & Managing Partner

Peppercom Inc
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"I support Northeastern because I want to help others who, like me, were uncertain of their future career paths."

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Manuel A. Henriquez
BA'87


President, CEO, Chairman & Founder

Hercules Technology Growth Capital
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"I support Northeastern because I want to expand the University's reach in encouraging and motivating students to an enriching academic and cooperative educational life changing experience. Northeastern changed my life."
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Susan A. Morelli
Pnt'13


President and CEO

Au Bon Pain Corporation
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"I support Northeastern because I believe the experiential learning model is the best out there."
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David J. Mondragon MBA'85


General Manager of US Marketing

Ford Motor Comany
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"I support Northeastern because I want to 'pay forward' the friendship and leadership opportunities made possible through a Northeastern education."

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Christine Cournoyer
MA'75


Chief Executive Officer

N-of-One Therapeutics
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"I was delighted to speak at the Women who Inspire panel for Northeastern University. My education and the experience at Northeastern has very much framed the way I've approached business. Northeastern has been a critical element of my success, helping me understand the importance of thinking globally and the importance of using a multidisciplinary approach to business strategies. I also learned the importance of building outstanding organizational capability supported by teamwork across the organization. The Women who Inspire events are a great forum for networking with industry professional, students, and faculty."
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Chris Wolfel
DMSB'13



Yesware
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"IDEA is able to shape everyone's future at Northeastern, whether they are students, faculty, or alumni participating as a venture, coach, mentor, or running IDEA. There truly is no other program like it anywhere in the world."

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Mark L. Vachon
BA’82, Pnt’13

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"I support Northeastern because I want to say thank you and to see others benefit from the NU experience like I did!"

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Mohammed Al Wazzan
CSH'12

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"When I first stepped foot at Northeastern University's campus, I was offered a menu of promising opportunities, co-ops, experiential learning experiences, and global dialogues that developed me both personally and professionally. Right now, I realize how much nurturing this institution has offered. I am truly in debt to Northeastern University. And, now is my time to serve."

 


Volunteer Leadership

Northeastern is well positioned in academia, research, and innovation because of its strong volunteer leadership, and increasing presence around the globe.  Read more about the volunteer leadership cohorts below.

 

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