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Board of Consultors

The Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing established its Board of Consultors in 2007. The Board serves in an advisory capacity to the Dean of the College and provides an external perspective on matters that affect the nursing profession, the College and its strategic direction. Members of the Board include College and University alumni, parents, and nursing, health care and business leaders.

Current Members of the Board of Consultors


Dee Adams ’86 BSN, P ’21 
Medical Technology Investor and Wellness Advocate

Paula M. Agosto ’85 BSN
Senior Vice President and System Chief Nursing Officer, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 

Steve Barnes '92 VSB
Chief Financial Officer, Accolade, Inc.

William Benvenuto ’87 CLAS
Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Affairs and Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer, Travere Therapeutics, Inc.

Bob Bosse '86 VSB, '25P
Executive Director, J.P. Morgan

Tracy Brala '90 VSB
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Partnerships, University City Science Center, Philadelphia.  

VICE CHAIR: Donald Creamer ’70 VSB, ‘12 P
Retired President and CEO, Susquehanna Health System 

John Flamma, MD,  ’82 CLAS
Retired Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center; Professor of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania 

Fred Flynn
Founder, Susan D. Flynn Oncology Nursing Development Program

CHAIR: Dorrie Fontaine ’72 BSN, ‘12P
Dean Emerita, University of Virginia School of Nursing

Ruth Frey '81 BSN, P '16                                                                                                Vice President, Global Strategy and Business Development, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Margaret Robins Garrett, JD ’72 BSN, ‘07P, ‘15P
Retired Vice President of Risk Management and Chief Legal Counsel, Johns Hopkins Medical System

Sandra Myers Gomberg, DNP,  ’85 BSN, ’90 MSN
President, SLG-REG, LLC

Nicole Blanche Guerin, JD ’88 BSN
Global Head of Accident & Health Reinsurance Claims, AXIS Capital

Donna S. Havens ’83 MSN
Connelly Endowed Dean and Professor, Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing

Monica Harmon, MSN, MPH, RN
Executive Director, Community Wellness HUB, Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions, Chapter President of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Area Black Nurses Association

Michael Howley '18P, '20P, '23P
Retired Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing, Abiomed, Inc..

Julia Lanouette ‘11 BSN
Director of Pharmacovigilance Operations, Moderna

Heather Major
Executive Director, Independence Blue Cross Foundation

John Mastrocola '87 VSB, '16P, '16P, '21P
Retired Director of Regional Operations, Central Region, Generations Healthcare; Commander, USNR (Ret.)

James Mayhall ’93 CLAS, ‘23P, ‘25P
Managing Director, Main Line Equity Partners

John McCallion '26P
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, MetLife, Inc.

Gloria McNeal, PhD ’70 FCN
Associate Vice President for Community Affairs in Health, National University

Elizabeth Carrott Minnigh   
Tax Attorney, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney                                                                    

Maryalice Morro ’83 BSN, '19 DNP   
President, Maryalice Morro, LLC

Mary Myers ’81 BSN
Retired President of Home and Community Based Services, Johns Hopkins Health System, and President/CEO, and Chief Quality Officer, Johns Hopkins Home Care Group, Inc. 

Wendy Underwood Naratil '18P
Freelance artist; Dean’s Leadership Council, Yale School of Nursing; Women’s Health Research Advisory Council, Yale School of Medicine

Rosie Patterson
Vice President, Sales North America Laerdal Medical Corporation

Margaret Shull ’16 CLAS, ’17 BSN
Registered Nurse, Medical University of South Carolina

Daniel Tropeano ’92 CLAS
Segment President, Southeastern PA Highmark Blue Shield