Alumni Council Nominates Two to Join Colby’s Board of Trustees

The Alumni Council is pleased to announce the nomination of two distinguished alumni to serve on the Colby Board of Trustees: Theresa Brockelman ’91, P’26 and Lindsey Lanier ’04.

Theresa Brockelman ’91, P’26 is a partner at Deloitte where she leads the New England financial services industry group. She is responsible for driving the integrated industry strategy across Deloitte’s businesses, ensuring the strategy, solutions and thought leadership meet the evolving market demands. She assists clients as they grow and transform their business and meet regulatory and stakeholder expectations. Brockelman is also the New England champion for Deloitte’s MADE (Making Accounting Diverse and Equitable) commitment which combines financial support and depth of resources to attract diverse individuals into the accounting field and support them as they chart their path from high school to business professional to industry leadership. Brockelman’s involvement in her local community includes serving as a member of the Board of Trustees of Cathedral High School, a member of United Way Audit Committee, co-chair of United Way’s Women’s Leadership breakfast, and a past member of the board of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts. Brockelman previously served as chair of the Colby C Club and as a member of the Colby Alumni Council for six years. She is married to John, Class of ’92, and is the mother of Ella, class of ’26. 

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Calif., Lindsey Lanier ’04 is the vice president of hip hop, R&B, and gospel at Kobalt Music, a rights management and music publishing company. In her current role at Kobalt, Lanier works to acquire songwriters, producers, and catalogs for the company and also helps oversee and maintain Kobalt’s existing roster of talent. Prior to joining Kobalt, Lanier was vice president of A&R (artists and repertoire) at Motown Records. While there, she worked on the critically acclaimed Vince Staples self-titled LP as well as the Queen & Slim Soundtrack, the title track of which, “Collide,” was nominated for a Grammy for best R&B song. In 2021 Lanier was named one of Billboard Magazine’s R&B/Hip-Hop Power Players. Lanier started her professional career at Universal Music Publishing Group. During her 11 years there she worked her way from assistant to creative executive and worked with such talents as Jhene Aiko, Big Sean, and Childish Gambino. While at Colby Lanier majored in government. She was also the Class of 2004 representative for all four years, was a Colby Outdoor Orientation Trip (COOT) leader for three years, was a campus tour guide, and worked in the Dean of Students Office.

These nominees were selected from a competitive pool of candidates after an extensive search process. Other nominations may be made by submitting a petition featuring the signatures of one percent of the members of the alumni association to the executive secretary of the Alumni Council at [email protected]. If no petitions are received within 15 days of this announcement, the Alumni Council chair will declare the above nominees to be elected.

This story was posted Feb. 9, 2023.