The President’s Cabinet - Eric F. Rolfson
Eric Rolfson is vice president for development and alumni relations at the University of Maine where he has served for the past six years.
Rolfson has spent 23 years raising money for higher education, including conducting successful capital campaigns at Thomas College, Colby College and the University of Maine. He also taught English, French and American Studies at the secondary and college levels for nine years, both in the United States and abroad.
Additionally, Rolfson was co-founder and President of Toast Technologies Inc., a Massachusetts-based information technology consulting company with expertise in network infrastructure.
An avid musician, Rolfson travels regularly with the traditional music band Old Grey Goose International representing the United States on musical and cultural exchanges, primarily in third-world and former Soviet-Union countries.
Trips over the past ten years include tours in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Algeria, Cuba, Benin, Mauritania, Israel, Jordan, and Poland.
In his spare time, Rolfson runs a family maple syrup operation and maintains trails on 125 acres in rural Maine.