BOARD OF TRUSTEES

L. Michael Hone, President
Mr. Hone joined Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics (Caliber I.D.) as a member of the board in 2002 then became president and chief executive officer (CEO) in December 2011. Headquartered in Andover, MA, Caliber I.D. is a medical technologies company that designs, develops and markets innovative solutions that image tissue at the cellular level that can be used to assist a physician in forming a clinical judgment.

 

From June 2008 through August 2010, Mr. Hone served as president, CEO, and director of American Aerogel. From 2006 through 2008, he was a consultant for Tempus Partners, a business-consulting firm of which he was the sole owner. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Hone served as president and chief operating officer of Conseco, Inc. during which time he helped guide this financial services firm through the bankruptcy and restructuring process. He also served as president and CEO of Centennial Technologies, a manufacturer of digital memory that has since been acquired by another entity, and president, CEO and chairman of PSC, Inc., an Auto ID manufacturer of bar code reading systems for industrial and retail applications. Caliber I.D, Conseco, Inc., Centennial Technologies, Inc. and PSC, Inc. were public companies traded on NASDAQ.

Mr. Hone studied at Ohio State University where he majored in business administration and is a named inventor or co-inventor on seven patents. He also currently serves as director for Chairman’s View, Inc. (Boston, MA) and EveryNetwork (Waltham, MA). Additionally, he was the former chairman of AIM USA and AIM International. Mike has served on numerous other public and private company boards as well as nonprofit boards. Mike has two daughters who attended KMS. Mike has served as a KMS trustee since 2003.

 

Michael Ferri, Vice President
Mike has been involved in skiing and ski racing since he was a boy coming up to Killington in the winter. His three sons attend KMS. Mike is a partner and owner of Valvoline Instant Oil Change Franchises on the East Coast. Mike and his wife, Santina, reside in Connecticut.  Mike has served as a KMS trustee since 2008.

 

James A. Bianchi, Treasurer
Jim is a managing partner with BCA Benefits Group in Boston. For 25 years he has worked with closely held businesses in the areas of corporate and executive benefits. Jim is a KMS Alum, KMS Parent and KMS Trustee.  He graduated from Boston College in 1991 and was a 4 year varsity member of the BC Ski Team recognized as the conference champion senior year. His philanthropic activities keep him very active with his alumni as a current mentor for enrolled student athletes and the reunion gift chair for the class of 1991.  He was honored with the Rising Star Award of Boston College.  Jim and his family reside in Hingham, MA.  Both of his sons attend KMS, and his daughter is in the KSC/KMS programs. Jim has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2010.

 

Fred Coriell, Secretary
Fred’s three sons graduated from the Killington Mountain School. Fred is owner of Peak Performance Ski Shop in Killington, Vt. Fred has served as a KMS Trustee since 1997.

 

Members of the Board:

 

Jon Auerbach
Jon is a General Partner at CRV, a 45-year old venture capital firm based on Cambridge, MA and Menlo Park, CA. He is a graduate of Mt. Snow Academy and the University of Pennsylvania. Jon lives in Newton, MA with his wife, Selina Pandolfi, and their three children, Tommaso, Isabella and Carolina. Tommaso is a alumnus and Carolina is in the KSC/KMS weekend program. He has served as a KMS Trustee since 2015.

 

J. Christopher Bianchi
Chris is an alumnus of the Killington Mountain School. Chris moved back to Killington over 20 years ago after receiving his Masters Degree in Engineering from the University of Vermont.  He and his wife Betsey live in Killington and have two sons, Joseph and Stephen.  Chris served 4 years on the local public high school board of directors and nine years on the Killington Board of Selectman.  Chris recently joined the staff of Killington Mountain School as Director of Technology.  Chris has served as a KMS trustee since 2002.

 

Dr. Melbourne Boynton
Mel is an orthopedic surgeon with the Vermont Orthopedic Clinic, affiliated with the Rutland Regional Medical Center. He has most recently taught as an assistant professor with the department of orthopedic surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and as a clinical instructor for Brown University School of Medicine. He has been honored with numerous awards for both teaching and practicing medicine. He is the head team physician for the U.S. Snowboard Team and the U.S. Ski Team. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Vermont and his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School. Mel has served as a KMS trustee since 2000.

 

Ken French
Ken has three children who attended the Killington Mountain School. Ken runs an auction business in New York. Ken has served as a KMS trustee since 2005.

Ingrid Punderson Jackson

Ingrid lives in Vermont with my husband, artist Woody Jackson. They have a big blended family. One of their sons is a KMS alpine skier. He has been both a tutorial student and is now a full-time student. Ingrid grew up in Vermont, ski raced for Middlebury College ski team (as a three-time, Division I NCAA All-American). She still really loves winter sports and spends as much time as she can in the mountains (all times of the year)!


Early on she started a career in real estate.  She worked for Coldwell Banker for 10 years. In 2006 she started Ingrid Punderson Jackson Real Estate (IPJ Real Estate) created a successful business, sold it, and it continues to thrive under her name to this day. She is presently finishing an Executive Leadership Certificate Program at Georgetown University and launching a Leadership Coaching career. Ingrid has always been drawn to work with others in ways that she could support them as they developed their potential and reach their goals.


Throughout her life she has been involved with ski racing as an athlete, coach, program director and chairman of the Middlebury Ski Club Board of Directors.  Ingrid is presently the Chairman of the Education Committee and she looks forward to working with the KMS board, staff, and faculty and continue to support our student/athletes.
 

 

Richard F. Morrison, honorary member
Dick is the president of Revelon Technology Partners, Inc., a wholly-owned consulting and investment company and a member of the board of directors of the Aberdeen Group, Inc., and former member of the board of directors for Shearson Lehman Brothers, NASDAQ, Inc., Depository Trust Company and Cytrol, Inc., as well as past senior vice-president of and CIO of the Travelers Group and Travelers Insurance Companies.

 

Richard H. Morse
Dick is the chairman of Boston Financial Management, Inc,. a private investment-management company. He is the co-founder and former director of the North American Instrument Corporation. Dick is a graduate of Bowdoin College, holding a degree in economics. He is also the founder of Penmor Aviation, LLC and the Duxbury Maritime School. Dick is currently a member of the Duxbury Rural and Historical Society and is active in Bowdoin College Alumni activities. Dick has two sons that graduated from the Killington Mountain School. His son, Michael, a member of the U.S. Ski Team, competed in freestyle skiing at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Dick has served as a KMS trustee since 1997.

 

George Pantazelos

George has been skiing Killington since 1986 and currently enjoys skiing and mountain biking with his wife Carrie, their 10 year old daughter, Maia and their 8 year old son, Peter. When they are not enjoying the mountain, they live in Medfield, Massachusetts. George is shareholder of 4th generation family owned retail business based in Massachusetts and serves as a co-chair of that company’s Family Advisory Council. In this role he serves as an information and diplomatic conduit between his extended family and the company's Board of Directors. George graduated high school from Belmont Hill and received a Bachelors of Science in Automotive Engineering from the Franklin Institute of Boston. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Dedham Country Day school, a Pre-K through 8 independent school in Dedham, MA.

Louis Piconi

Louis is an Executive Vice-President with Imagine Learning Inc., based in Provo, UT, He is the Co-Founder of Think Through Math (TTM), acquired by Imagine Learning in 2016, a company that pioneered the development of a math intelligent tutorial system with online, certified teachers designed to significantly reduce the cost of 1 on 1 instruction. Based on a research partnership with the USAF Research Laboratories, Louis and a co-founder spent 2 years working unpaid to operate inner-city tutoring programs for high need youth in Pittsburgh, PA while designing the TTM system.  TTM grew from 23 students on the first day to 4M across the U.S.

 

In 2013, Louis was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” for the mid-west region by Ernst & Young. TTM’s products won 2 CODIE awards for “Best Instructional Math Program”, 2 BESSIE awards for “Best Educational Software”, and an EDDIE award for “Best Online Learning System”. Additionally, District Administrator has named TTM a “Top 100 Educational Product” and Tech & Learning has awarded TTM their 2015 “Award of Excellence”. 

 

Louis earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from The Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh.  When not working, Louis has spent 4 years as an elected School Board Member in Upper St. Clair, PA (2010-2014).  Currently, Louis is an elected member of the Board of Directors for the Windsor Central Unified School District in Woodstock, VT.  An avid lacrosse fan, Louis worked with a small group of lacrosse supporters to launch the Woodstock Lacrosse Boosters’ Club to support local Boys and Girls lacrosse teams from K-12 and now acts as President. 

 

Louis and his wife Eden reside in Woodstock, Vermont where they raise 5 children. Eden operates 5 Birds Farm, a family farm offering organic garlic and lavender products.  He is an avid gravel grinder and snowboarder who is just trying to keep up with his children. 
 

 

Harry Ryan
Harry is a partner in the law firm of Facey Goss & McPhee P.C. in Rutland, VT. His civil litigation practice, in both state and federal courts, spans a variety of fields, including sports liability, product liability, premises liability, automobile liability, dram shop liability, construction liability, and general tort liability.  A former U.S Olympic and US Ski Team member, he has represented ski areas and ski-related manufacturers, industries and individuals. He was inducted into the VARA Hall of Fame in 2013.  He graduated from the University of Vermont in 1972 and from Boston College Law School in 1975.  In 1977, Ryan co-founded the Pico Ski Education Foundation to provide financial support to skiers who qualify for regional and national events or who may otherwise need financial help to pursue their skiing goals. Mr. Ryan has received Martindale-Hubbell’s highest “AV” Preeminent rating. He is listed in “Best Lawyers® in America” for legal malpractice defense, New England Super Lawyers and is recognized by VT Business Magazine as a Vermont Top Lawyer.  In 2012 Ryan was added to the Annual List of “Super Lawyers” in MA, CT, RI, VT, NH and ME. His son, Jim Ryan, graduated from KMS in 2009 and Colby College in 2014, and his daughter, Kristie, graduated from KMS in 2012 and recently graduated from Boston College, Carroll School of Management. Harry has served as a KMS trustee since 1995.  

 

Michael Solimano
Michael is the President and General Manager of the Killington/Pico Golf & Ski Resort where he oversees all operational aspects of the largest resort in the Eastern United States. Prior to this position he was Vice President of Finance at Killington/Pico Resort. Michael also served as Vice President of Finance and Operations for Skis Dynastar, and Audit Manager for Deloitte & Touche in Boston. He graduated with honors from Niagara University in Business Administration and earned his CPA certificate in 1992.

 

ABOUT KMS

 Since 1974, KMS has provided student-athletes the opportunity to pursue excellence on the ski slope and in the classroom. KMS alumni have proved themselves as athletes and as scholars, as leaders in business and in the community. The personal attention and passion for excellence at KMS guides each student-athlete towards his or her potential, helping each alum reach his or her goals. 

SOCIALS 

  • Facebook - White Circle
  • Twitter - White Circle
  • Instagram - White Circle
  • LinkedIn - White Circle

SUBSCRIBE 

 Stay in the know, enter your email address below to subscribe to our newsletter.  

2708 Killington Road, Killington, VT 05751
Tel: 802.422.KMS1 Fax: 802.422.5678 

Proud Sponsors of KMS:

© 2019 by Killington Mountain School