Executive Advisory Council

Our advisory board of industry leaders and committed supporters equip the Harrington School with the network and resources required to be a premiere school of communication and media.


Chairman of the Council, Former Executive Vice President and General Manager, CBS Local Digital Media

Chairman Emeritus of the Council, Keeeb, Inc.

Global Comms Strategist, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

Southeast Lead, Google

Senior Vice President, Ballpark Operations, Washington Nationals

Correspondent and Anchor, CBS News

Head of Industry, Google Mobile Apps

Chief Operating Officer, Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services

Head of Food, Walmart Connect

President and Chief Executive Officer, Workplace Options

Senior Communications Consultant

Senior Director, Content Business Development and Innovation, ESPN

Director, Communications, IBM Global Business Services

Managing Director, Core Narrative

Co-host, "The Jet Set" and Vice President, Dress For Success Miami

Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Citizens Financial Group

Head of Global Services, Customer Success at LinkedIn

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner, SparkPR

Chairperson, IGT Global Solutions Corporation

President, MikeWorldWide

President, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce

Executive Director, Condé Nast Beauty Collection


Chief Executive Officer, Beltone New England

Dean Emeritus, University of Rhode Island College of Arts and Sciences

Vice President and General Manager, ABC6

Former Executive Vice President, Cable Sales

Managing Editor, Bloomberg Politics and Retired Managing Editor, The New York Times

Co-founder, 1-800-DENTIST

Chairman, Pacifica Ventures

Author and Professor of Communication, Boston College

Co-host, Columbia Energy Exchange

Co-Founder, Chief Marketing Officer of Defined Clarity

Co-founder, Worldways Social Marketing

Founder and Producing Director, Flickers

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Wolters Kluwer

Retired Vice President, Fidelity Institutional

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Hospital Association of Rhode Island

President, BrandGames and Co-Founder, Criteek Communications, Inc.

President, Chelsea Groton Bank

Board Member and Professor Emeritus, University of Southern California Marshall School of Business

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner, Douglas & Associates™, LLC

Senior Vice President, Organizational Development, Thomson Reuters

President and Publisher, Rhode Island Monthly

Vice President, Dean of Libraries and Course Materials, American Military University


Founder, Parthenon and Senior Managing Director, Parthenon Ernst & Young LLP

Anchor, CNN & ABC News

Chief national correspondent, CNN

Journalist, Talk Show and Game Show Host