Board of Directors

M. Scott Mellen, Chair

President & CEO
wTe Corporation

JuanCarlos Rivera Aviles 

Director of Operations

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Lowell

Brandon Colón

Director of Investments
Battery Global Advisors

Sandyha S Douglas, CFA

Senior Managing Director
Wellington Management Company

Jonathan Dowst

Pentucket Bank

Belinda Juran


Jonathan M. Kelly

Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Management and Research

Neil Maniar, PhD, MPH

Professor of Public Health Practice; MPH
Program Director at Northeastern University

Juana Matias

Chief  Operating Officer

Tim Nichols

Chief of Organizational Effectiveness
Ropes & Gray LLP

Lon Povich

Counsel, Anderson & Kreiger
Former Chief Legal Counsel for Governor Baker

Barb Vlacich

Vice President, Global Sales Ops &
Chief of Staff at Kronos Incorporated

Joseph (Jody) White

CEO, Circle Health
President, Lowell General Hospital

Gregg Croteau

Chief Executive Officer at UTEC

The Board of Directors meets at least six times per year.

Advisory Council

Nish Acharya
CEO, Equal Innovation Consulting

Jennifer Aronson
Associate Vice President for Programs, The Boston Foundation

Don Berwick
President Emeritus, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

Szifra Birke
Principal, Birke Consulting

Honorable Jay Blitzman
Retired First Justice
Middlesex County Juvenile Court

Dinah Buechner-Vischer
President, Lookout Foundation

Mary Burns
Principal, Splash Media Group Boston, LLC & Capital Advertising, LLC

Joann Chen
Director, Employment Technology Funds JFF (Jobs for the Future)

Julie Chen
Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Tom Clay
CEO, Xtalic Corporation

Fred Conover
President, CTP Boston

Laura Derba
Former North Atlantic Regional President Whole Foods Market

John DiGiovanni
President, Trinity Management, LLC

Nancy Donahue

David Ennis
President, Affirmative Investments

Kelly Fitzsimmons
Founder and Managing Director, Project Evident

Michael Gallagher
Founding Partner, Gallagher & Cavanaugh, LLP

James Geraghty
Executive Director, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management

Rufus Gifford
Former U.S. Ambassador to Denmark

Philip Giudice
Former CEO and President, Ambri, Inc.

Tito Jackson
Former City Councilor, City of Boston

Juliette Kayyem
Belfer Lecturer in International Security, Harvard University Kennedy School

Jeff McCormick
Managing Partner, Saturn Partners

Thaddeus Miles
Director of Community Services, MassHousing

Steven Panagiotakos
Former State Senator

Doug Rauch
Founder and President, Daily Table
(Former President, Trader Joe’s)

Elizabeth Reilinger
Founder and Managing Partner, Leadwell Partners

Bob Rivers
President, Eastern Bank

Sally Sharp Lehman
Principal, Sharp Lehman Consulting, LLC

Richard Snyder
Of Counsel, Duane Morris, LLP

Mark Sylvia
Managing Director, BlueWave Solar

Dan Wolf
CEO, Cape Air

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