• 2021 Board of Directors & Staff

  • 2021 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

    CHAIR OF THE BOARD
     
    Lisa Thompson 
    Founder & CEO
    Sturbridge Growth Partners
     
     
     
    IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR

    David Podell, Ph.D. 
    President
    MassBay Community College
     
     
     
    TREASURER
     
    Lisa Cremonini
    Advisor
    Capitol Financial Advisors
     
     
     
     
     
    VICE-CHAIR - PUBLIC POLICY
     

    Brian Casacelli
    Associate
    Mirick O'Connell

     

     

    2022 CHAIR-ELECT

    Steve Levinsky
    Programming Committee Chairman
    Natick Center Cultural District

     

     

    VICE CHAIR FOR MEMBERSHIP - EDUCATION

    Danielle Kehoe
    Chief Advancement Officer
    Learning Center for the Deaf
     
     
     
     

    VICE CHAIR FOR MEMBERSHIP - NON-PPROFIT and MUNICIPALITIES

    Eileen Davis
    Mental Health Line Program Director
    United Way of Tri-County
     
     
     
     

    VICE CHAIR FOR MEMBERSHIP - SMALL BUSINESSES 

    Jamie Stafslien
    President & CEO
    Complete Technology Resources
     
     
     
     
    VICE CHAIR FOR MEMBERSHIP - LARGE BUSINESSES
     
    Robert Valair
    Sr. Director Facilities & Corporate Support Services
    Staples, Inc.
     
     
     
     
     
    VICE CHAIR  FOR DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION
     
    Towma Rastad
    Business Marketing Group Account Representative
    Wegmans
     
     
     
     
     
     
  • EX OFFICIO

    Legal Counsel

    Katherine Garrahan
    Partner

    Bowditch & Dewey, LLP

     

     

     

    STAFF

    President & CEO
     
    Jim Giammarinaro
    Jim@metrowest.org
    508-879-5600
     
     
     
     
     
    Deputy Director
     
    Stephanie Hirshon
    Stephanie@metrowest.org
    508-879-5600
     
     
     
     
    Accounting
    Phyllis Lord
     
    Marketing 
    Patty Danos
     
    Social Media 
    Shannon Giordano
     
     
    AFFILIATE and PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS
     

    Leadership MetroWest (Community Leadership Development)


    Helen Lemoine, Executive Director
    helen@leadershipmetrowest.org
    www.leadershipmetrowest.org

     

     

    MetroWest/495 TMA (Regional Transportation Mgmt)

    Stephanie Hirshon, Director
    stephanie@metrowest.org
    www.mw495tma.org

     

     

     

    MetroWest Visitors Bureau (Regional Tourism)

    Erin Lynch, Executive Director
    erinn@metrowestvisitors.org
    www.metrowestvisitors.org

     

     

     

    495/MetroWest Partnership (Regional Economic Development Organization) 

    Jason Palitsch
    www.495partnership.org

     

     

     

     

    MetroWest Economic Research Center (MERC)

    Dr. Fahlino F. Sjuib, Director 
    fsjuib@framingham.edu
    www.merc-online.org

  • 2021 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    Terri Almond
    General Manager
    The VERVE Boston Natick
     
     
    Jim Bartholomew
    Vice president
     R. W. Holmes Realty
     
     
     
     
    Ava Collins
    Chief Executive Officer
    MetroWest Medical Center
     
     
     
     Lydia Colón, Au.D. 
    Director of Audiology
    Learning Center for the Deaf
     
     
     
     
    Brian Coughlin
    Immigration Attorney
    Fletcher Tilton Attorneys at law
     
     
     
    Vera Dias
    Real Estate Consultant
    Coldwell Banker Realty
     
     
     
     
    Ken Erdelt
    Business Coach
    AdviCoach
     
     
     
     
    Brian Grossman
    Partner
    Bowditch & Dewey, LLP
     
     
     
     
    Eric Gustafson
    Vice President of Development & Alumni Relations
    Framingham State University
     
     
    Kevin Jaundoo
    VP of Production Solutions
    Document Technologies
     
     
    Jeffrey Korzec
    Vice President, Principal Relationship Manager
    Wells Fargo
     
     
     
     
    Erick Lacy
    Project Executive
    Consigli Construction
     
     
     
     
    Craig Lizotte
    Senior Facilities Manager
    MathWorks
     
     
     
    Lisa McClintock
    Vice President, Head of Framingham Biologics
    Sanofi
     
     
    Bruce Miccile
    Business Banking Officer
    Middlesex Savings Bank
     
     
     
     
    Andrew Miller
     SVP, Commercial Relationship Officer
     Avidia Bank
     
     
     
     
    Anthony Murphy
    Senior Vice President
    Eastern Insurance Group
     
     
     
     
    David Nordman
    Executive Editor
    MetroWest Daily News
     
     
     
     
    Tiago Prado
    CEO
    BRZ Insurance
     
     
     
     

    Kimberly Sigler

    Assistant General Counsel
    BOSE
     
     
     
     
    Annemarie Walsh
    Community Relations
    Eversource
     
     
     
    Vance Williams
    Financial Advisor
    Edward Jones
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