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Leadership: New Advisors and Trustee

New Board of Advisors

William Griffith

WILLIAM J. GRIFFITH ’93 has been elected to Thayer School’s Board of Advisors. Griffith is a partner at ICONIQ Capital, where he founded ICONIQ Strategic Partners, the company’s growth equity investing platform focused on partnering with best in class, high-growth technology businesses. He also cofounded IPI, ICONIQ’s data center real estate investment platform, and oversees ICONIQ’s private equity, venture, and other direct investing activities. Griffith majored in engineering and history at Dartmouth and played football on a three-time Ivy League championship team. He also holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and serves on the Stanford GSB Management Board.

Christy Nicholas

CHRISTINA “CHRISTY” DOWDING NICHOLAS ’94 TH’95 has been elected to the Thayer School’s Board of Advisors. Nicholas has been an active volunteer for the College, serving on the Thayer School Annual Fund Executive Committee, Dartmouth Centennial Circle, and the Alumni Fund Committee. While at Dartmouth, Nicholas was awarded a Luce Special Graduate Fellowship, an award aimed at encouraging promising women to pursue engineering careers, as well as a Rockefeller Fellowship for social entrepreneurship. She earned her AB from Dartmouth, her BE from Thayer, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

New Dartmouth Trustee

Liz Lempres
Photograph by Eli Burakian.

Current Thayer board member, LIZ CAHILL LEMPRES ’83 TH’84 has been elected to Dartmouth’s Board of Trustees. Lempres, who has served on Thayer’s Board of Advisors since 2012, is a senior partner emeritus of McKinsey & Co., where she served on the board of directors and led the Boston office and the global consumer products and private equity practices. She also serves on the boards of Axalta Coatings, Great-West Lifeco, Culligan International, MIO Partners, and the Visiting Committee of Harvard Business School. She earned her AB in engineering sciences from Dartmouth, a BE from Thayer, and an MBA from Harvard, where she was a Baker Scholar. 

Categories: The Great Hall, Leadership, Overseers

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