Mr. Wootten brings more than 20 years of financial expertise and community engagement to UMA. Currently a principal of Addison Advisors in Vermont, Mr. Wootten helps his clients with investment management and financial planning.
Former Massachusetts Governor Jane Swift is an experienced board member and executive, with particular expertise in education and technology gained from both her public and private sector positions. Ms. Swift served for 15 years in state government, including as Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation, and State Senator in Massachusetts.
Mr. Polin has more than 25 years of background as an attorney, accountant and advisor with broad experience in major transactions, financial matters and corporate governance, especially for healthcare entities and educational providers. Mr. Polin served as a partner for 15 years at the healthcare law firm of Epstein Becker Green and, a former Certified Public Accountant, he also previously worked at KPMG LLP.
For more than 30 years, Dr. Burghardt has been a professor at the Hunter College (CUNY) School of Social Work, where he has focused on areas such as transformative leadership models and community-based action. A prolific author, researcher and an award-winning professor, Dr. Burghardt has also provided service to numerous editorial boards and professional societies.
Ms. McDevitt has a wealth of experience in educational policy, business ethics and compliance. A former chair of the Board of Governors of the Florida State University System, Ms. McDevitt currently serves on the boards of St. Leo University, Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting and Healthcare Resource Development, Inc.
Dr. Hawk is a board-certified family medicine physician practicing in Washington state at St. Joseph’s community hospital and the Lummi Nation Tribal Health Clinic. He is also an assistant professor at the University of Washington involved in research and clinical education.