Michael J. Ahearn
Vice President for Finance and Administration
Michael Ahearn is vice president for finance & administration at Gordon College, overseeing the College’s finances, Physical Plant and Auxiliary Services. In his time at the College, Mr. Ahearn has focused on strengthening the College’s financial foundation through a bond refinancing and through improved financial planning for the long term.
Janel M. Curry
Dr. Janel Curry is an award winning geographer and educator. She has authored over 50 publications on human-land relations, community resilience and theological perspectives on nature, and has received fellowships from the Fulbright Scholar Program and the Pew Evangelical Scholars Program.
Barry J. Loy
Vice President for Student Life
Barry Loy is Gordon College’s vice president for student life, a role that includes leadership within numerous departments and programs, including Residence Life, Counseling, Career Services, Gordon in Lynn, LaVida Center for Outdoor Education, Recreation Intramurals, and the Bennett Center. He also oversees international and urban student programs, and the Health Center.
Paul J. Maurer
Senior Vice President for External Relations
Dr. Paul J. Maurer is the Senior Vice President of External Relations. Drawing from more than 25 years of leadership in nonprofit and higher education administration, Dr. Maurer will lead the College’s development operations and major government relations initiatives.
Richard D. Sweeney Jr.
Vice President for Marketing and Strategic Communications
Rick Sweeney, who served as the first director of communications at Gordon College, returned to the College in November 2010 as the new vice president for marketing and strategic communications. His primary role includes overseeing college-wide integrated brand marketing strategies for Gordon’s nationally recognized student programs, academic disciplines and institutional distinctions.
Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff
As executive vice president, Dan Tymann provides leadership to the offices of Admissions, Student Financial Services, Career Services, and Institutional Research—all of which impact the success and strategic vitality of the College in fulfilling its mission. Dan Tymann also currently directs Gordon's broad global education efforts and oversees the College's in-house legal counsel. In his role as chief of staff, he oversees the activities and functions of the President’s Office. In the midst of his other responsibilities, Tymann remains committed to taking time to build meaningful relationships with Gordon students and their families.