Alumni Volunteers and Advocates

Valued supporters who help advice, promote and implement programs for alumni.

UMass Global Alumni Advisory Board

Members of the Alumni Advisory Board engage, promote and cultivate life-long relationships among alumni, students and faculty through networking, mentorship and volunteer opportunities while preserving the legacy of the institution in line with the strategic priorities set forth by University of Massachusetts Global.

Executive Committee

David Moore, M.A., UMass Global Class of 2009

President, UMass Global Alumni Advisory Board

David has over 25 years of higher education advancement experience and currently serves as the Assistant Vice President for Legacy Planning at Chapman University. Earning his Master of Arts degree in organizational leadership at University of Massachusetts Global, David is a proud alumnus known for his authenticity, rectitude, and professional dedication.

Maria Torre, B.B.A., UMass Global Class of 2012

Secretary, UMass Global Alumni Advisory Board

As an accomplished accounting and finance professional, Maria brings a broad range of industry financial experience and adaptability to the Alumni Advisory Board. In business and life, Maria believes it is important to be “stubborn about your goals and flexible about your methods.”


Kitty Calhoun, B.A., MBA, UMass Global Class of 1999 & 2015

Kitty partners with executives to maximize the economic value and impact that human capital brings to an organization. As a charter member of the Alumni Advisory Board, Kitty utilizes her savvy people resource skills and over 10 years of higher education experience.

Keith Freeman, MBA, UMass Global Class of 2014

A dynamic thinker with a great sense of humor, Keith imparts his strategic consulting expertise to the benefit of UMass Global Alumni. Gifting his time and talents to the Alumni Advisory Board fuels Keith’s belief that “everything good and worthy of having is earned through genuine human connections and honest relationships.”

Monica Shukla-Belmontes, M.S., M.A., UMass Global Class of 2008 & 2009

With five combined degrees from UMass Global and Chapman Universities, Monica brings a wealth of higher education experience as viewed through the lens of a student, alumna, faculty member, and as an Associate Dean in the School of Business. Monica enjoys volunteering her time to enhance the UMass Global experience for others.

Robert L. Smith Jr., B.A., M.A., UMass Global Class of 2014 & 2015

A proud retiree of the United States Navy and a dual alumnus of University of Massachusetts Global, Robert contributes his astute leadership skills and military prowess to the Alumni Advisory Board. In his free time, Robert helps others achieve their fitness goals while he trains as a Men’s Masters Physique Competitor!

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