Marcia Millon Cornett is the Robert A and Julia E. Dorn Professor of Finance at Bentley University. She received her BS degree in Economics from Know College in Chalesburg, Illinois, and her MBA and PhD degrees in Finance from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

Dr Cornett has written and published several articles in the areas of bank performance, bank regulations, corporate finance, and investments. Articles authored by Dr. Cornett have appeared in such academic journals as the Journal of Finance; the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking; the Journal of Financial Economics; Financial Management; and the Journal of Banking and Finance.

She was recently ranked the 124th most published author our of more than 17,600 authors and the number five female author in finance literature over the last 50 years.

Along with Anthony Saunders, Dr. Cornett has recently completed work on the tenth edition of Financial Institutions Management (McGraw Hill Higher Education) and the seventh edition of Financial Markets and Institutions (McGraw Hill Education). Along with Troy Adair and John Nofsinger, Dr. Cornett has recently completed work on the fifth edition of Finance Applications and Theory (McGraw Hill Education). Dr. Cornett serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Banking and Finances, Journal of Financial Services Research, Review of Financial Economics, Financial Review, and Multinational Finance Journal. She has serves as a member of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee, and the Finance Committee of the SFU Credit Union.

Marcia Millon Cornett
  • Edward Jones Financial Advisor
  • Partner Radio Host of Connecting Worcester
  • Style Founder of the networking group Women Connecting Style
  • PFAC of Umass Memorial Marlborough
  • Co Chair of Worcester Chamber of Commerce
  • Ambassador Group Board Member for One Child Foundations Board Member Genesis Club
Lisa Casillo

Alisa Heenan is a Reading Specialist for Assabet Valley Regional Vocational High School in Massachusetts. When not teaching, she enjoys going to the gym, hiking, and reading. She resides in Leicester, MA with her husband, daughter, and two cats.

She recently joined Pawsitively 4 Pink as a Board Member to help raise money to assist low income women with expenses revolving around a breast cancer diagnosis.

Alisa Heenan

Jaclyn Packard is an attorney in Worcester, Massachusetts. Attorney Packard manages her own practice with offices in Worcester and Springfield focusing on real estate, housing court litigation, and criminal defense. A native to the Worcester area, she grew up in a small-town northwest of Worcester and is a graduate of Notre Dame Academy. She continues to live in Worcester County with her husband, Anthony, and their two dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, hiking, and skiing.

Jaclyn Packard

Lauren Mulhern resides in Millbury, MA with her two adorable daughters, Kylie and Kenzie, as well as her husband of 10 years, Brian.

Lauren earned her Master’s of Education from Worcester State University and has been a Special Education teacher in the town of Grafton for 13 years.

She enjoys most of all spending time with her children. When not busy with her two daughters and various pets, she enjoys being with family, vacationing, cooking, fitness, and trying new cuisines.

Lauren Mulhern

When human beings experience trauma or severe life stressors, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. Michelle’s great passion is bringing healing to those people.

Michelle has been a Psychotherapist in the Worcester County area for over 20 years. As a clinical supervisor for Spectrum Health Systems, she was able to learn the complexities around mental health and substance abuse. After 6 years of working with adults, she decided to turn her attention to children and families. She helped to develop and was the Director of the Family Stabilization program for an organization called the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty for Children.

While working for MSPCC, she began her private practice. Michelle then adventured to try several entrepreneurial opportunities, all while working at her private practice. In addition to her business interest, and as a result of bearing witness to several close family members and friends struggle through a diagnosis of cancer, Michelle started Pawsitively 4 Pink, a non-profit organization that helps financially supplement women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Her educational background includes an MA in Counseling Psychology from Lesley University and a B.A. in Psychology from Worcester University. Michelle has served as a volunteer for numerous Worcester organizations, including the Rape Crisis Center, Westborough Chamber of Commerce, coaching various sports teams and local governmental campaigns. Michelle proudly served in the Air National Guard for 8 years as a Staff Sargent.

Michelle has lived in Worcester, MA with her wife of 15 years, and they have 3 dogs, Lexi, Sophee, and Gracee.

Michelle Power