March 28, 2020
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Thomas College welcomes two new dynamic board of trustee members

Community Author: MacKenzie Young
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WATERVILLE — Thomas College is proud to welcome two new dynamic board members to its board of trustees. Both alumni of the college, Holly Ferguson is a principal at Albin, Randall & Bennett in Portland and Robin Goodwin is CEO of The Montalvo Corporation in Gorham.

“We are so excited to have these two additions to the Board of Trustees,” said Thomas College President Laurie G. Lachance. “Holly and Robin are both respected professionals in their field and will be a dynamic addition to our already distinguished Board of Trustee members.”

Holly Ferguson is the practice leader for both Albin, Randall & Bennett’s (ARB) Manufacturing Advisory Services Group and the firm’s Accounting and Attest Advisory Services Group. She works with manufacturers and distributors, businesses, credit unions, and nonprofit organizations. Ferguson joined ARB in 1996 and has been a principal for the firm since 2012.

Ferguson is a certified public accountant and earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Thomas College. She serves as treasurer of the Board of Directors and Finance Committee of the Manufacturers Association of Maine. Ferguson resides in Yarmouth with her husband and children.

Robin Goodwin has had a distinguished career in finance, manufacturing and technology – starting his career at Digital Equipment Corporation, then National Semiconductor, Fairchild Semiconductor and he now serves as the CEO of Montalvo Corporation in Gorham,.

Goodwin earned his undergraduate degree from Northeastern University in 1983 and his MBA from Thomas College in 1990, served as an adjunct professor in Thomas’s MBA and undergraduates programs in 2013, and currently serves on the advisory council of the Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation. Goodwin also serves as chair of the Manufacturers Association of Maine. Goodwin resides in Pittston with his wife Sharon.

Thomas College has been preparing students for success in their personal and professional lives for over 125 years. Thomas College nurtures the unique potential within each student. Our Guaranteed Job Program, 3-year accelerated offerings in all undergraduate degrees (masters in the fourth year), individualized advising, career counseling, and our Innovation Centers in Business and Education meet a student’s determination to succeed with the direction, confidence, and tools to realize the highest version of themselves. From the classroom to community activities, or on the athletics field with our 18 varsity sports, Thomas College provides a personalized experience that prepares you for the workplace of tomorrow. Data reported by the New York Times ranks Thomas in the top 13 percent of all higher education institutions in the U.S. for upward mobility of its graduates, and U.S. News & World Report ranks us #8 among colleges in the Northeast. For more information, visit thomas.edu or contact MacKenzie Riley Young at pr@thomase.edu or 207-859-1313. Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.