Carolyn Adams ‘77
Carolyn Adams is currently the Managing Partner and Broker in Charge at Sea Pines Real Estate. Prior to starting there in 1996, Carolyn was in commercial real estate in Chicago, She started her career out of college with IBM.
Originally from Auburn, Maine, Carolyn began at Hebron as a day student and transitioned to a border when her family moved away. She graduated in 1977 with the first class of four-year girls. During her time at Hebron, she played field hockey and tennis, was involved in student government and was a member of the Cum Laude society.
From Hebron, Carolyn went onto Wellesley College and eventually earned her MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. She currently resides on Hilton Head, South Carolina, with her husband and is involved with several volunteer organizations which she fits in between work and golf.
Carolyn says, “I am so honored to be a Trustee at Hebron. The Academy did so much for me —from academic support to helping with all those decisions one makes during your high school years. The people—faculty, staff and students—are what make the difference. I hope I can ensure that it continues to make that kind of impact on future students.”
William Percival ‘76
Bill Percival is the Senior Vice President of Finance for Collier Enterprises in Naples, Florida. In addition, Bill has co-founded companies that re-engineer and manufacture complex replacement components and assemblies for the legacy automotive market.
Bill grew up in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, and attended Hebron from 1973 to 1976. The experience was transformative for him. He left Hebron with a broad and solid educational foundation to build on. While all of his teachers at Hebron unmistakably contributed to that, he still regularly reflects on and is thankful for the positive influence that Ned Willard, Bill Hiss, and Jay Woolsey had on him.
Following Hebron, Bill attended Tufts University and received degrees in engineering and economics while participating in lacrosse and swimming. After graduation, he spent four years in the US Navy. After leaving the Navy, Bill attended Columbia Business School and received an MBA.
Bill and his wife Allison have three children and recently welcomed their first grandchild to the family. In his spare time, Bill is an avid road cyclist and enjoys renovating homes for his family, and is pursuing his general contracting license in anticipation of "the next phase of his career."
"Hebron offers a unique and valuable experience for students both academically and socially,” Bill noted. “It exposed me to a breadth of knowledge, community, and culture, all of which beneficially motivated me to stretch and define new limits for myself. I appreciate being asked to serve as a Trustee for Hebron and for the opportunity to contribute more directly to the school in return."