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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
Dr. Navjot Singh
Managing Partner, Boston Office
McKinsey & Company

Vice Chair, Secretary & General Counsel
Paul J. Ayoub, Esq.
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Vice Chair & Treasurer
John Farina
Managing Partner, Northeast

Vice Chair
Donna C. Cupelo
Regional President, New England

Vice Chair
Micho 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

Jonathan Chiel, EVP & General Counsel, Fidelity Investments

Darren Donovan, Managing Principal, KPMG LLP

John F. Fish, Chairman & CEO, Suffolk Construction Company, Inc.

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

Andrew Graff, President & CEO, Allen & Gerritsen

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

Ted E. MacLean, EVP & CMO, Iron Mountain

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

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

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

Walter B. Prince, Esq., Partner, Prince Lobel

Marcy L. Reed, President, Massachusetts, National Grid

Robert L. Reynolds, President & CEO, Putnam Investments

Robert Rivers, Chairman & CEO, Eastern Bank

Jerry R. Sargent, President of Massachusetts and National Head of Middle Market and Not-for-Profit Banking, Citizens Bank Massachusetts

Kimberly M. Steimle-Vaughan, Chief Marketing Officer & Chief People Officer, Suffolk Construction Company, Inc.

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

Dr. David Torchiana, President and CEO, Partners HealthCare

Adam J. Weiner, Managing Partner, Weiner Ventures

Fletcher H. Wiley, Esq., Counsel, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP and Founder and Director of Centaurus Four, LLC

Steven H. Wright, Esq., Executive Partner, Holland & Knight LLP

Board of Directors

Marianne Ajemian, Esq., Partner, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

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

Zamawa Arenas, Founder & CEO, Flowetik

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, Esq., Partner, Sullivan & Worcester LLP

Christopher N. Buchanan, Director, Public Affairs & Government Relations, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

John D. Butterworth, EVP/Partner, CBRE

Robert Button, Vice President / Client Service Leader, CDM 

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

Wendy Carruthers, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Boston Scientific

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

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

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

Brian Cusack, Industry Director, Google Boston

Robert Davy, General Manager Northeast, Microsoft

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

Geri Denterlein, President, Denterlein Worldwide

John Drew, President & CEO, The Drew Company

Helen G. Drinan, President, Simmons College

Susan Esper, Partner, Deloitte

Sandra Fenwick, President & CEO, Boston Children’s Hospital

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

Gerald Francis, President, Commuter Services, Keolis

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

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

Craig Hallstrom, President, Eversource Energy

Pam Hamlin, Global President, Arnold 

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

Sam Kennedy, President, Boston Red Sox

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

David L’Heureux, New England Market Manager, Commercial Banking, Santander 

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

Robert J. Manning, Chairman & CEO, MFS Investment Management

Coleman Mark, Partner, Bain & Company, Inc.

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

John A. Nadas, Esq., Chairman, Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

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

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

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

Lee Pelton, Ph.D., President Emerson College

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

Charlie Pierce, Group President, Global Grooming, P&G

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

Matthew F. Power, EVP, Lexington Insurance Company

Nathan Pusey, Managing Director and Market Leader, Commerce Bank & Trust Company

Kevin Rasch, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, MassMutual Financial Group

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

Dusty S. Rhodes, President, Conventures

Thomas N. Riley, CFA, Managing Director, Atlantic Trust

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

David Rubin, Managing Partner, Hinckley Allen

Eric H. Schultz, President & CEO, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

David Segal, CEO, Neighborhood Health Plan

Darryl Settles, President/Managing Partner, Catalyst Ventures Development and Proprietor, Darryl's Bar & Kitchen

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

Mike Shires, Head of Corporate Services, Shire

Ian Smith, EVP & CFO, Vertex

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

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, Ernst & Young

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.

Corey Thomas, President & CEO, Rapid7

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

David F. Torchiana, M.D. President & CEO, Partners HealthCare

Sushil K. Tuli, President & CEO, Leader Bank

James Vallee, Partner, Nixon Peabody

Kate Walsh, President & CEO, Boston Medical Center

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

Honorary Life Directors

John F. Fish, Chairman & CEO, Suffolk Construction Company, Inc.

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 H. Wiley, Esq., President, PRWT Services, Inc.

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