Foundation Board Memebers

Patricia M. Pearce

Board Member, Board of Directors for Simon Pearce (US) Inc.
Since 1979, employed by Simon Pearce (US) Inc. in a leadership position. 
Currently a member of the Board of Directors for Simon Pearce, Secretary of the company.
and President of the Love Your Brain Foundation!

June D. Heston

Executive Director at Chill
Non-profit professional for 15 years serving in the CEO position at three different non-profits including The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Vermont, Vermont Family Network, and The Chill Foundation.  Prior to that, June worked in higher education administration for 15 years.  She has volunteered on many non-profit board including Camp Ta Kum Ta for 17 years, the Alumni Board and Norwich University, Leadership Champlain, The Snelling Center for Government, and the Vermont National Guard Charitable Foundation. She has also volunteered at the camp for the past 30 years.  June is married with two college-aged children.

Clayton R. Adams

Clay Adams was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Simon Pearce in July of 2012.  He both serves on and reports to a Board of Directors and leads the strategy and daily business activities with the support of an Executive Team.  Prior to joining Simon Pearce, Clay was the Chief Executive Officer at RSG, a consulting firm founded by Dartmouth College faculty.  Under ten years of Mr. Adams’ leadership, the firm experienced significant growth.  This included growing sales by 10x, completing a buyout of the firm’s founders, opening offices throughout the country and being widely recognized as a top place to work.  Prior to RSG, Mr. Adams was with Mercer Management Consulting.  He has an undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and Masters of Business of Administration from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College.

Geoffrey J. Vitt

Mr. Vitt has more than thirty years’ experience handling complex business disputes. He has appeared in state and federal courts in New Hampshire and Vermont. His cases have spanned a wide variety of substantive areas including intellectual property, breach of contract, trade secrets, covenants not to compete, employment, and other business disputes.
Geoffrey has done extensive pro bono work. For four years, he was the Co-Chair of the Children’s Rights Litigation Committee of the Section of Litigation of the ABA and for ten years, he served on the Working Group of that Committee. He recently completed a three-year term as the Co-Chair of the Pro Bono and Public Interest Litigation Committee of the Section of Litigation. He also served on the Governing Council of the Section of Litigation. For five years, he served on the Executive Committee of the ABA Death Penalty Representation Committee.