Thomas College Announces New Board Member, Local Danielle Marquis Web Director | September 20, 2018

WATERVILLE, MAINE, September 2018 — Thomas College is pleased to announce new Board of Trustee member Danielle Marquis.

Marquis is a 1999 graduate of Thomas College and an account executive at Higgins & Bolduc Insurance Agency in Oakland.

“I am so excited and honored that I was asked to be part of such an amazing organization,” said Marquis. “I am really looking forward to it.”

Marquis heads the Commercial Lines Department. She is a licensed producer/broker and has attained the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriting (CPCU) designation. She is a member of the Maine Independent Agents Association (MIAA) Board of Directors and enjoys working with various nonprofit organizations in the community. Marquis lives in Sidney on Messalonskee Lake with her husband Matt and their son Mitchell.

“With her tremendous passion for central Maine and Thomas College, Danielle will be an excellent addition to our Board,” said President Laurie Lachance. “She embodies the values of the College and the attributes of the students we serve: integrity, humility, hard work, and a can-do attitude! We are proud to have another distinguished alum helping to lead Thomas to our next level of excellence.”

About Thomas College: Celebrating its 125th anniversary, Thomas College offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in programs ranging from business, entrepreneurship, and technology, to education, criminal justice, and psychology. Its Guaranteed Job Program, the first of its kind in the nation, is built on students’ academic, career, and leadership preparation. Thomas is also home to the Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation and the Center for Innovation in Education. Money Magazine recently ranked Thomas 23rd in the country for adding the most value to their degrees, and data reported by the New York Times ranks Thomas in the top 15 percent of all college and universities in the U.S. for upward mobility of its graduates. For more information, visit or contact MacKenzie Riley Young at [email protected] or 207-859-1313.