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Who we Are

We are an independent, non-profit organization that is the convener, voice and advocate of our region's business community. We help our members and Greater Boston succeed by:

  • Connecting business leaders to build meaningful professional relationships
  • Informing the business community on the most important issues facing our region
  • Shaping public policies that sustain Greater Boston's competitiveness
  • Providing leadership development programs that foster professional growth

Board of Directors


Board Chair

Paul J. Ayoub, Esq.

Vice Chair & Treasurer
John Farina
Managing Partner, Northeast

Vice Chair
Donna C. Cupelo
Regional President, New England

Vice Chair
Walter Prince
Prince Lobel Tye LLP

Vice Chair
Jerry Sargent
President of Massachusetts
Citizens Bank, Massachusetts

Vice Chair
Micho F. Spring
Chair, Global Corporate Practice & President
Weber Shandwick

President & CEO
James E. Rooney
President & CEO
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

Executive Committee

Miceal Chamberlain, Managing Director, Global Markets & Massachusetts Market President, Bank of America

Michael Carson, President & CEO, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Jonathan Chiel, EVP & General Counsel, Fidelity Investments

Darren Donovan, Managing Principal, KPMG LLP

Linda Dorcena Forry, Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations, Suffolk

John F. Fish, Chairman & CEO, Suffolk 

Scott R. FitzGerald, EVP & Head of Sector Solutions, Americas, State Street Corporation

Andrew Graff, President & CEO, Allen & Gerritsen

Vicary M. Graham, Chair, BNY Mellon New England and President for Wealth Management in New England

Thomas J. Hollister, CFO & VP for Finance, Harvard University

Karen Kaplan, Chairman & CEO, Hill Holliday

Edmund C. Kenealy, SVP, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Public Affairs Officer, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Gloria C. Larson, Esq. President, Bentley University

Ralph C. Martin II, Esq., SVP & General Counsel, Northeastern University

Kenneth C. Montgomery, COO & First Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Lee Pelton, Ph.D., President Emerson College

Kevin C. Phelan, Co-Chairman & Director of Capital Markets, Colliers International Boston

Marcy L. Reed, President, Massachusetts, National Grid

Robert L. Reynolds, President & CEO, Putnam Investments

Robert Rivers, Chairman & CEO, Eastern Bank

Navjot Singh Ph.D., Managing Partner, Boston, McKinsey & Company

Corey Thomas, President & CEO, Rapid7

Stephen P. Tocco, Esq., President & CEO, ML Strategies, LLC

Adam J. Weiner, Managing Partner, Weiner Ventures

Fletcher "Flash" Wiley, Esq., Counsel, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP 

Steven H. Wright, Esq., Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Board of Directors

Marianne Ajemian, Partner, Nutter 

Debbie I. Alliegro, Managing Director, Health & Public Services, Accenture

Zamawa Arenas, Founder & CEO, Flowetik

Michael Armini, Senior Vice President, External Affairs, Northeastern University

Lisa Barton, Boston Office Managing Partner, Morgan Lewis

Udit Batra, Chief Executive Officer, MilliporeSigma

Anne Bailey Berman, President & CEO, Chadwick Martin Bailey, Inc.

Robert L. Beal, President, Related Beal

Ivy Brown, President, Northeast Division, UPS

Aidan F. Browne, Partner, Sullivan 

John D. Butterworth, EVP/Partner, CBRE

Robert Button, Vice President / Client Service Leader, CDM 

Carrie Campbell, VP Sales & Service, Boston Red Sox

James F. Carlin, III, Managing Principle, Crosspoint Associates, Inc.

Liz Chace-Marino, Director, Government Affairs, Ahold USA/Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC

Bobby Chacko, President & CEO, Ocean Spray

Ellen Chiniara, Executive Vice President General Counsel, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Bryan C. Connolly, Esq., Partner, Real Estate, DLA Piper

Gary Coombe, President, P&G

Mark Crandall, Metro President, Southern New England, TD Bank

Brian Cusack, Industry Director, Google Cambridge

Robert Davy, General Manager Northeast, Microsoft

John P. DelMonaco, Psy.D. Senior Partner, RHR International Company

Geri Denterlein, President, Denterlein 

John Drew, President & CEO, The Drew Company

Helen G. Drinan, President, Simmons University

Herby Duverne, CEO, Windwalker Group

Susan Esper, Partner, Deloitte

Deirdre J. Evens, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Iron Mountain Inc.

Sandi L. Fenwick, President & CEO, Boston Children’s Hospital

William Fine, President & General Manager, WCVB Channel 5,,

Tracey Flaherty, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Natixis Investment Managers

Gerald Francis, President, Keolis Commuter Services

Paul Froio, Vice President, US Retail & Direct to Consumer Channels, Reebok

James Gallagher, EVP, General Counsel & CAO, John Hancock Financial

Patrick Gilligan, EVP for Sales, Marketing and Product, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Richard E. Gotham, President, Boston Celtics

William P. Gelnaw, Jr., Co-Managing Partner, Choate

Craig Hallstrom, President, Eversource Energy

Greg Janey, President, Janey Construction

Patricia Jacobs, President, New England, AT&T

Paul Jakubowski, Esq., Partner, WilmerHale

Julie Jones, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP

Denise Kaigler, Founder and Principal, MDK Brand Management, LLC

Bryan J. Koop, SVP & Regional Manager, Boston Properties

Bob Kump, President & CEO, Avangrid Networks

Amy Latimer, President, TD Garden

Sandy Lish, Co-Founder, The Castle Group

Mark Lund, President & General Manager, WBZ TV/CBS BOSTON

David MacKeen, Chief Executive Officer, Eliassen Group

Chris MacKenzie, Market Managing Partner – Massachusetts, RSM US LLP

Jose Luis Martinez de Larramendi, President, Primark U.S. Corp.

Lisa K. Matthews, First Vice President, Morgan Stanley

M.C. McBain, VP, Global Business Development, Sales & Distribution, IBM

Douglas M. McGarrah, Esq., Partner, Foley Hoag LLP

Matthew McTygue, Esq., Partner-in-Charge, Boston Office, Locke Lord LLP

Marty Meehan, President, University of Massachusetts

Gerry Nadeau, President, Rockland Trust

Judith Nitsch, P.E., LEED, Founding Principal & Chairman, Nitsch Engineering, Inc.

Gregory O’Brien, Regional Head of Commercial Banking, NE, Wells Fargo

Kim O’Connor, Office Managing Partner, Grant Thornton

Michael O'Connor, General Counsel, MassMutual

Pat O’Connor, New England Market Leader and Global Client Relationship Director, Willis Towers Watson

William J. O’Neill, Jr., Esq., Dean, Business School, Suffolk University

Paul Parravano, Co-Director, Government & Community Relations, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Edward H. Pendergast, Managing Director, Dunn Rush & Company LLC

Paul A. Perrault, President & CEO, Brookline Bank

Katherine E. Perrelli, Esq., National Chair of the Litigation Department, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Colette Phillips, President, Colette Phillips Communications, Inc.

Bo Piela, Head of Communications, Sanofi Genzyme

Regina M. Pisa, Esq., Chairman Emeritus, Goodwin Procter LLP

Walter Prince, Prince Lobel Tye LLP

Nathan Pusey, New England Market Manager, City National Bank

Mark E. Reilly, Esq., SVP, Government & Regulatory Relations, Comcast/Xfinity

Dusty S. Rhodes, President, Conventures

Thomas N. Riley, CFA, CIBC Private Wealth Management

David P. Rosenblatt, Esq., Managing Partner, Burns & Levinson LLP

David Rubin, Managing Partner, Hinckley Allen

Jerry Sargent, Citizens Bank, Massachusetts

David Segal, CEO, AllWays Health Partners

Margaret Seif, Chief Legal Officer, Chief People Officer and SVP of Communications, Analog Devices, Inc.

Darryl Settles, President/Managing Partner, Catalyst Ventures Development 

Niraj S. Shah, CEO, Co-Chairman & Co-Founder, Wayfair

Mike Shires, Takeda

Carolyn Sidor, Managing Principal, New England – Cushman & Wakefield

Kiran Smith, CEO, Arnold Worldwide

Richard J. Snyder, Esq., Partner, Duane Morris LLP

Helene Solomon, CEO, Solomon McCown & Company, Inc.

Marc Spooner, Executive Vice President, Commercial and Government Products, Tufts Health Plan

Edward J. Steinborn, Partner, CFO, Wellington Management Company, LLP

Jane Steinmetz, Boston Office Managing Principal, New England Markets Leader, EY

Patrick Sullivan, Market President, Massachusetts, People’s United Bank

Robert Sullivan, Managing Partner, Korn Ferry

David Swaebe, Senior Vice President, Agency Communications & Business Development, MullenLowe U.S.

James Tierney, Esq., Managing Director, New England Market, JLL

Sushil K. Tuli, President & CEO, Leader Bank

James Vallee, Partner, Nixon Peabody

Kim Vaughan, Founder and Principal, Summit

Rick Waechter, Branch President, Clear Channel of America

Kate Walsh, President & CEO, Boston Medical Center

Ronald J. Willett, President, Northeast Zone, AIG

William J. Whelan, Jr., General Partner, Brown Brothers Harriman

Ex-Officio Members

Jeff Freedman, Founder & CEO, Small Army
Chair, Small Business Advisory Board

Yvonne Garcia, Global Head of Client Solutions and PMO, State Street
Chair, Women's Network Advisory Board

Amber Haskell, Corporate Citizenship and Diversity Associate, MFS Investment Management
Chair, City Awake Advisory Board

Honorary Life Directors

John F. Fish, Chairman & CEO, Suffolk

Robert E. Gallery, President, Massachusetts, Bank of America

Charles K. Gifford, Chairman Emeritus, Bank of America

Harold Hestnes, Esq., Retired Senior Partner, WilmerHale

Thomas J. Hollister, CFO & VP for Finance, Harvard University

Karen Kaplan, Chairman & CEO, Hill Holliday

Gloria C. Larson, Esq., President, Bentley University

Ralph C. Martin II, Esq., SVP & General Counsel, Northeastern University

Fletcher "Flash" Wiley, Esq., Morgan Lewis Bockius LLP 

William C. Van Faasen, Past Chairman, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts