• 2020 Board of Directors & Staff

  • 2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
    EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

    CHAIR OF THE BOARD
     
    David Podell, Ph.D. 
    Partner
    MassBay Community College
     
     
     
     
     
    IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR

    Katherine Garrahan
    Partner
    Bowditch & Dewey, LLP
     
     
     
     
     
    TREASURER
     
    Lisa Cremonini
    Advisor
    Capitol Financial Advisors
     
     
     
     
     
    VICE-CHAIR - PUBLIC POLICY
     

    F. Javier Cevallos
    President
    Framingham State University

     

     

     

    2021 CHAIR-ELECT

    Craig Lizotte
    Sr. Facilities Manager

    MathWorks

     

     

    VICE CHAIR MEMBERSHIP - Non-Profit

    Helen Lemoine
    Executive Director
    Leadership MetroWest
     
     
     
     

    VICE CHAIR MEMBERSHIP - SMALL BUSINESSES 

    Bing Yeo
    Owner
    AFC Urgent Care Natick-Marlborough
     
     
     
     
    VICE CHAIR MEMBERSHIP - LARGE BUSINESSES
     
    Lisa Thompson
    Founder and CEO
    Sturbridge Growth Partners
     
     
     
    VICE CHAIR  OF INCLUSION
     
    Meredith Greene
    Attorney
    Fletcher Tilton, PC
     
     
     
     
     
     
  • EX OFFICIO

    STAFF

    President & CEO
     
    Jim Giammarinaro
    Jim@metrowest.org
    508-879-5600
     
     
     
     
     
    Deputy Director
     
    Stephanie Hirshon
    Stephanie@metrowest.org
    508-879-5600
     
     
     
     
    Director of Membership and Community Engagement
    board@metrowest.org
     
    Marketing Manager/Events Coordinator
    Lenny Chroek
     
     
     
     
     
     
    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)

    Jill Schindler, Interim Executive Director
    Jill@metrowestvisitors.org
    www.metrowestvisitors.org

     

    495/MetroWest Partnership (Regional Economic Development Organization) 
    www.495partnership.org

     

    MetroWest Economic Research Center (MERC)
    Dr. Fahlino F. Sjuib, Director 
    fsjuib@framingham.edu
    www.merc-online.org

  • 2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    Jim Bartholomew
    Vice president
     R. W. Holmes Realty
     
     
     
     
    Anne Brennan
     Editor in Chief
     MetroWest Daily News
     
     
     
     
    Brian Casaceli
     Associate
     Mirick O'Connell
     
     
     
     
     
    F. Javier Cevallos, PhD.
    President
    Framingham State University

     

     
     
    Eileen Davis
    Mental Health Line Program Director
    United Way of Tri-County
     
     
     
     
    Ken Erdelt
    Business Coach
    AdviCoach
     
     
     
     
    Jonathan Evans
    Superintendent/Director
    Keefe Regional Technical School
     
     
    Drew Harding
    Chief Executive Officer
    MetroWest Medical Center
     
     
     
     
    Danielle Kehoe
    Chief Advancement Officer
    The Learning Center for the Deaf
     
     
     
     
    Jeffrey Korzec
    Vice President, Principal Relationship Manager
    Wells Fargo
     
     
     
     
    Steve Levinsky
    Natick Center Cultural District
     
     
     
     
     
    Alastair McLean
    Executive Chef
    Distinctive Hospitality Group
     
     
     
    Deidra McLeod-Richardson
    Loan Program Manager
    South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC)
     
     
     
     
    Bruce Miccile
    Business Banking Officer
    Middlesex Savings Bank
     
     
     
     
    Andrew Miller
     SVP, Commercial Relationship Officer
     Avidia Bank
     
     
     
     
    Tony Murphy
    Senior Vice President
    Eastern Insurance Group
     
     
     
     
    Towma Rastad
    Business Marketing Group Account Representative
    Wegmans
     
     
     
     
    Alyson Smith
    Director of Community Relations
    Benchmark Senior Living-The Branches at Framingham
     
    Jamie Stafslien
    President & CEO
    Complete Technology Resources
     
     
     
     
    Linda Thalheimer
    Principal
    Thalheimer LTC Insurance
     
     
     
     
    Bob Valair                    
    Director of Energy and
    Environmental Management 
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