Meet the Team
Teacher-scholars and practitioners on the leading edge of theory and practice.
Student Leadership & Alumni Founders
Neeti Bandodker T’17
Maureen Gartner T’14
Katherine Hall T’17
President, Tuck Women in Business
Kristyn Lipson T’17
Stephanie O’Brien T’14
Kate E. Barlow
Associate Director, Alumni Relations
Jennifer H. Brown T’90
Director, Major Giving
Gina Clark des Cognets T’01
Chief of Staff and Executive Director, Office of the Dean
Gina Clark des Cognets is the Executive Director in the Office of the Dean at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. As the Dean's chief of staff, Gina serves as a key adviser on institutional matters, and partners with leadership to develop, implement, and evaluate priorities and initiatives to support Tuck’s mission. Over her ten years at Tuck, Gina has served as an Associate Director and Director of Alumni Services, and more recently, as Director of Marketing and Communications. In that role, Gina led the successful merger of two teams—creative services and public relations—into a dynamic marketing and communications group, and developed and executed a comprehensive strategy to broadly communicate Tuck’s strategic priorities and key messages with critical audiences around the globe.
Prior to Tuck, Gina was Director of Investor Client Services at Business Intelligence Advisors, and held 'chief of staff' roles with the Vice-Chair of AOL Time Warner and the President and CEO of Robinson Lerer and Montgomery, a strategic communications firm in New York City. Gina is a trustee of the Norwich Publjc Library and a trustee of the Montshire Museum, where she was co-chair of the 2016 Montshire Museum of Science Auction. She is an enthusiastic 2001 graduate of Tuck, and earned a BA in Art History and minor in Psychology from Hamilton College. In her free time, Gina loves to run, telemark ski, drink delicious coffee and wine, and have dance parties in her Norwich, VT kitchen with her two daughters, Eliza and Annabel, and husband Archer.
Sally O. Jaeger
Assistant Dean and Director, MBA Program
Sally Jaeger has 30 years of experience in higher education, primarily in the field of admissions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. She is currently the assistant dean and director of the MBA program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, where she and her team oversee all activities relating to student life, academic records and counseling, international exchanges, and activities and clubs.
As the former director of admissions at Tuck, Sally helped manage the evaluation process of more than 22,000 applications for the MBA program over a period of nine years. During her tenure as director, Tuck saw its international student population grow from 15% to 30+% and enjoy a strong presence from such parts of the world as Asia and Latin America. Prior to Tuck, Sally worked in admissions at the University of Pennsylvania and Dartmouth College.
Sally sat on the boards of the Forte Foundation, the Consortium for Graduate Study in Management and the Mascoma Valley Health Initiative and was a member of the planning board in her hometown. Sally lives in Orange, New Hampshire with her husband, Dick, the former admissions and athletic director at Dartmouth College and her two yellow labs, Sam and Maizie.
Richard J. McNulty
Executive Director, Center for Leadership; Lecturer
Penny Paquette T’76
Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Dean’s Office
As Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Penny oversees Tuck’s institutional research and manages the Dartmouth undergraduate business courses and its Council on Business and Society collaboration with five global business schools. As Special Assistant to the Dean and later Assistant Dean working under Dean Paul Danos for 20 years, Penny was involved with a wide variety of activities including strategic planning, construction of new facilities, and the building up of Tuck’s administrative infrastructure.
Shortly after moving back to Hanover in 1983, Penny began working with Professor Brian Quinn writing cases and doing research primarily on the role and impact of technology in the services industry. After graduating from Tuck in 1976, Penny worked as head of human resources for a 250 person consulting firm and at Data General Corporation.
Penny received a B.A. in History from Smith College in 1970. She served on the board of the Andover Theological Seminary and the Ford Sayre Ski Council. In her free time, she enjoys antiquing and collecting stamps from around the world. Penny’s daughter attended the Bridge program and graduated from Tuck in 2012.
Erin R. Tunnicliffe T’97
Executive Director of Advancement
As the chief advancement officer for Tuck, Erin leads a team of fundraising and alumni relations professionals and, in collaboration with the Dean, envisions, establishes, and activates the overall strategy for Tuck alumni engagement and philanthropic support to advance Tuck’s priorities and to enhance the deep connection and affiliation of Tuck’s alumni community with the school and with one another. Prior to her current role, Erin served as Director of Tuck’s Career Development Office. A Tuck 1997 alumna, Erin earned her BSE from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and subsequently worked as a marketing and strategy consultant with Mercer Management Consulting and Marketing and Planning Systems (MaPS), where she was a co-founder. Erin was a Principal at consulting firm the Parthenon Group after her Tuck student days before returning to work for the school.
Erin serves on the Board of Trustees of the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in the Berkshires, and the Norwich Public Library. A longtime yoga practitioner and teacher, Erin teaches at a local studio. When not on her yoga mat, Erin can be found with her husband John hiking or biking up a hill, cooking, or being walked by their dog Sadie.
Elizabeth J. Winslow
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Business AdministrationAssociate Director, MBA Program