FPU Welcomes New Trustees Joseph Michael Delancy, Theresa Rosenberger, Naomi Butterfield, and Frederick Pierce IV


February 28, 2018

New Board of Trustees

The newest members of the Board of Trustees bring expertise, wisdom, and knowledge from their respective fields to the Franklin Pierce University community.

A native of Nassau, Bahamas, Joseph Michael Delancy ‘82 is a trained accountant and financial professional with over 30 years of experience in the field. Currently, he serves as a partner with the McDonald Delancy Johnson firm in the Bahamas. Along with career success, he brings his background as an alum from the class of 1982. As a student athlete at Pierce, he excelled in the classroom and on the basketball court. 

Theresea Rosenberger, of Concord, N.H, worked as a speechwriter for the Presidential offices for Nixon, Ford, and Reagan. Lately in her career she has held positions of President of both Fair Point Communications and at Devine Strategies while serving as the Director of Government Relations at McLane Middleton law firm. Most recently she was named the Women in Business and Citizen of the Year by the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce in 2016.

Attorney Naomi Butterfield of Concord, N.H. currently serves as the Legal Counsel for Merrimack County. Her expertise is in higher education, and workplace investigations stem from her trainings at the law firm Bernstein Shur Sawyer and Nelson. Butterfield received her J.D. from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and began her early career practicing law in Colorado and held positions in the Colorado Office of the Attorney General.

President and CEO of Pierce Education Properties, LP, Frederick Pierce IV, brings with him extensive training in real estate investment, finance, consulting and development. His latest accomplishments have been the operator and developer of Pierce Education Properties, a student housing and education-based real estate company. Before this, he was in finance in the appraisal divisions for KPMG/Goodkin Group. His areas of expertise are in student housing, economy, real estate and education. Franklin Pierce University is excited to welcome all of these highly accomplished Trustees into the campus community.  

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