Board of Trustees

O. Alton Barron, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

Andrew Hertzmark, MBA
Partner in Generation Partners

Connia Nelson
Senior Vice President of Corporate Human Resources for Verizon Corporate Offices

Margaret Honey, Ph.D.
President and CEO of the New York Hall of Science

Mark Jennings, MBA
Managing Partner and co-founder of Generation Partners

Selim G. Noujaim, MBA, D.Litt. (Hon.)
Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives

Bradley Palmer, MBA
Managing Partner at Palm Ventures, LLC

Takashi Yamanaka

Thomas Samph, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer of Post University

Thomas Samph, Ph.D.

Thomas Samph, Ph.D.

Dr. Samph is Chief Executive Officer of Post University.  He has been actively involved in the application of technology, training and communications for more than 30 years. 

Dr. Samph has taught statistics, data management, and computer testing applications in the graduate school of Syracuse University.  While a professor at Syracuse, he was also responsible for the design and implementation of a performance-based teacher education curriculum.

Dr. Samph has worked for ETS and the National Board of Medical Examiners, was President and CEO of PTS Learning Systems, and was the founder of Assessment System, Inc. (ASI), which was responsible for the certification and licensure of occupational and professional personnel.  Dr. Samph also was asked by the President of Drexel University to design, plan and build an e-learning business for Drexel University.  In 1993, Inc. Magazine and Ernst & Young named Dr. Samph Entrepreneur of the Year.  In 1995, he received the Delaware Valley Venture Group, Entrepreneur of Year Award.

Dr. Samph has sat on the boards of several start-up and early stage companies, where he was active in setting and implementing financial, marketing and operational strategy.  He currently sits on the Boards for the Connecticut Better Business Bureau and the Waterbury Regional Chamber of Commerce, and is a Trustee of the Pennsylvania School for the Deaf.

He has a PhD. in measurement and statistics in psychology from the University of Michigan.