Sidney H. Snow '76
Sid Snow is a 1976 graduate of Husson College where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Prior to graduation, Snow was offered a job with the Jordan Marsh Company. During the next five years, he worked his way up the corporate ladder. Starting out as a sales manager in Portland, Snow eventually become the divisional sales manager in the organization's Boston store. He was President of Kappa Delta Phi Fraternity in 1976 and President of the fraternity's Lambda Alumni Association from 2005-2006 and 2009-2013. A native of Cape Cod Massachusetts, Snow returned to the 126 year old family business, Snow's Home & Garden in 1981. Under his fifth generation leadership, sales grew from $2.3 million to $15.6 million His many board memberships and awards are a testament to Snow's commitment to the community. Most recently, Snow's Home and Garden received the Massachusetts Family Business Association Mid-Size Business of the Year (2012).
Theodore C. Towne '96
Theodore "Ted" C. Towne is a 1996 graduate of Husson College where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He went on to earn a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business. After Husson, Towne worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), one of the largest accounting firms in the world. As PwC’s audit manager, Towne was responsible for financial statement audits. His clients were both public and private, ranging in revenues from $8 million to $3.3 billion in multiple industries. He next worked for Forrester Construction as their assistant controller, responsible for the day to day accounting functions and strategic planning. Next, Towne became the director of construction and development accounting for Lerner Enterprises, the largest private real estate developer in the Washington, D.C. greater metropolitan area. In July 2006, the Washington Nationals franchise was awarded to an ownership group lead by the Lerner family, where Towne was working at the time. The connection to Lerner Enterprises helped pave the way for Towne to become a part of Major League Baseball. In 2008, he became the Washington Nationals’ vice president of finance. He now resides in Silver Spring, Maryland with his wife Sarah, daughter Madelynn and son Cuyler.
Mark W. Clark '67
Mark W. Clark is a 1967 graduate of Husson College where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. After Husson, Clark began his career as a sales manager for Ryan Homes. He later worked for NV Homes as the company's first vice president and division manager. In 1981, Clark founded and actively managed Builders Marketing, Inc. (BMI). BMI provided both marketing and sales management services to builders. In 1989-1992 the company was recognized as the top independently owned residential real estate firm based on sales volume by the Washington Business Journal. The company was eventually sold to Long & Foster Realtors in 1993. With a partner, Clark started building ventures under the Potomac Heritage Homes (PHH) banner. From single lot, to entire subdivisions, PHH is responsible for building over 200 homes in the Washington market. Clark was introduced to the Ocean City, Maryland real estate market where he formed West Ocean City Development Corp. in 1988. Since early 1984, he has participated in joint ventures that account for over 1,000 residential units being developed and/or constructed. At times, when the real estate market hit cyclical lows, Clark was the brains behind many work-out situations. While his main career focus has been the real estate industry, he has owned a variety of other businesses including arcade games, a famous dive bar, a charter service, mortgage companies, a 36-hole golf course and a flooring company.
Susan A. Carlisle
Susan Carlisle moved to Bangor in 1974 with her husband David, a Bangor native, and started her community involvement shortly after arriving. Most of her volunteer work has focused on children and education, having served as a board member of the Good Samaritan Agency, the Bangor Children's Home/Hilltop School, and the Maine Discovery Museum; she also served five three-year terms on the Bangor School Committee and the United Technologies Center. Extending her interest into post-secondary education, she became a Trustee of Husson University in 2000, and continues to serve in that capacity. She is also a volunteer grant-reader for the Penobscot County Committee and the Maine Charity Fund of the Maine Community Foundation, and is a past member of the City of Bangor's Cultural Development Commission. Members of the Bangor community continue to benefit from her benevolent endeavors.