Alumni Spotlight


Barry Rock ’92, ’94 – Marketing Management

Recently named Director of Total Rewards of BMC HealthNet Plan/Well Sense Health Plan in Boston, MA. Barry had this to say about how Thomas helped prepare him — “I look back at my experience at Thomas which gave me the skills on how to be a leader through educational opportunities as well as extracurricular activities at the college. I lead various school organizations, class projects, and college team building initiatives which have helped me throughout my career. I would not be where I am today without my Thomas experience. I treasure those days and the people that I met during those years.”

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Scott Danner ’82 – Management

Recently named President of Premier Produce in Pembroke Park, FL. Scott had this to say about how Thomas helped prepare him — “My time spent at Thomas College was challenging, enlightening and enjoyable. The education was the challenging part, which has enabled me to grow professionally throughout my career. The enlightening part of Thomas College was when I joined Omega Sigma Beta, where my brothers are still very dear and close to my heart. The enjoyable aspect of Thomas College was the soccer team that I am proud to have captained in 1982. I will always cherish the time at Thomas College and meeting my soul mate for the past 35 years – love you Karen always.”

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Samantha Gagne ’14 – Elementary Education

Recently named a third grade teacher at Williams Elementary in Oakland, ME. Samantha had this to say about how Thomas helped prepare her — “The staff at Thomas College were so accommodating and understanding about life and busyness outside of the Thomas classroom walls. Thomas gave me hands-on experience in my field that allowed for me to have first hand interaction and understanding of what it would truly be like to work in my profession. Having the opportunity to be out in the field allowed me to be seen by Williams Elementary staff, which resulted in my position at RSU 18. I can not thank Thomas enough for my educational experience!”


Brandon Meserve ’12 – Computer Science

Recently named IT Systems Specialist with Medical Care Development Inc. in Portland, ME. Brandon had this to say about how Thomas helped prepare him — “Thomas College is like a small community. Not only did I have the opportunity to learn at Thomas, but I also had the fortune of working there to fulfill my internship. The personal relationships I built with both classmates and professors helped prepare me for both the IT and business worlds.”