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Board of Directors & Staff

2024 Board Of Directors Executive Committee

Craig-Lizotte

Board Chair, President & CEO

Craig Lizotte
Senior Management
The Mathworks

Brian-Casaceli

Immediate Past Chair

Brian Casaceli
Partner
Mirick O'Connell

Brian-Grossman

2024 Chair-Elect

Brian Grossman
Partner
Bowditch & Dewey, LLP
Kevin-Jaundoo

Treasurer

Kevin Jaundoo
VP of Production Solutions
Document Technologies

Brian-Casaceli

Vice Chair for Public Policy

Brian Casaceli
Partner
Mirick O'Connell

Jeremy Solomon

Vice Chair for Membership - Education

Jeremy Solomon
Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Marketing, and Communications
MassBay Community College
Eileen-Davis

Vice Chair for Membership - Non-Profit and Municipalities

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

Jamie-Stafslien

Vice Chair for Membership - Small Businesses

Jamie Stafslien
President & CEO
Complete Technology Resources

Robert-Valair

Vice Chair for Membership - Large Businesses

Robert Valair
Sr. Director Facilities & Corporate Support Services
Staples, Inc.

Lydia-Colon,-Au.D.

Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Lydia Colon, Au.D.
Director of Audiology
Learning Center for the Deaf

Ex Officio

Katherine Garrahan

Legal Counsel

Katherine Garrahan
Partner
Bowditch & Dewey, LLP

2024 Board Of Directors

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Board Member

Ryan Burkart
General Manager
The VERVE Boston Natick

Jim-Bartholomew

Board Member

Jim Bartholomew
Vice President
R. W. Holmes Realty

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Board Member

Chuck Budd
Commercial Relationship Officer
Avida Bank

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Board Member

David Laurent
Director of Sales
Colwen Hotels

Board Member

Gary-Dodakian

Gary Dodakian
Lead, Local Government Relations
Sanofi MetroWest Medical Center

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John Whitlock Jr.
MetroWest Medical Center

Board Member

Vera-Dias

Vera Dias
Real Estate Consultant
The Evolve Realty

Board Member

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Larry Drolet
Chief Technical Officer
Towerwall

Board Member

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Nicholas Jennings
Executive Director
MetroWest Free Medical Program

Board Member

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Rick MacPherson
President & CEO
MetroWest YMCA

Board Member

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Evan Eastman
Business Banking Officer
Middlesex Savings Bank

Board Member

Dr. Nancy Niemi
Dr. Nancy Niemi
President
Framingham State University

Board Member

Jason-Palitsch

Jason Palitsch
Executive Director
495 Partnership

Board Member

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Peter Barbieri
Of Counsel
Fletcher Tilton

Board Member

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Shannon Teles
Director of Workforce Development
Volunteers of America, Inc.

Board Member

Anthony-Murphy

Anthony Murphy
Senior Vice President
Eastern Insurance Group

Board Member

Vance-Williams

Vance Williams
Financial Advisor
Edward Jones

Chamber Staff

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Staff

Patty Mcelligott
508-879-5600
Towma Rastad

Leadership Team

Towma Rastad
Towma@metrowest.org
508-879-5600

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Accounting

Phyllis Lord

Affiliate and Partner Organizations

495/MetroWest Partnership (Regional Economic Development Organization)

Jason-Palitsch

Jason Palitsch
www.495partnership.org

MetroWest Economic Research Center (MERC)

Dr. Fahlino F. Sjuib,

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

Leadership MetroWest (Community Leadership Development)
leadershipmetrowest.org

MetroWest Visitors Bureau (Regional Tourism)
metrowestvisitors.org