Board

  • Peter Nessen, Chairman of the BoardPresident, Corporate Realty Investment Company, LLC.

    As President of Corporate Realty Investment Company, LLC, Peter Nessen utilizes more than four decades of experience in public and private finance to provide strategic direction and oversee business strategy.

    As President of Corporate Realty Investment Company, LLC, Peter Nessen utilizes more than four decades of experience in public and private finance to provide strategic direction and oversee business strategy.

  • Richard AndersCo-Managing Director, Rubin/Anders

    Richard Anders is is an investor and long-time entrepreneur. He founded the legal software publishing company Jurisoft, which he sold to Lexis/Nexis, published newspapers including Boston Digital Industry and New York Digital Industry and currently serves as managing director of Rubin/Anders Scientific, which places scientists as consultants in patent projects.

    Richard Anders is is an investor and long-time entrepreneur. He founded the legal software publishing company Jurisoft, which he sold to Lexis/Nexis, published newspapers including Boston Digital Industry and New York Digital Industry and currently serves as managing director of Rubin/Anders Scientific, which places scientists as consultants in patent projects.

  • Stanley M. BergmanChairman and CEO, Henry Schein, Inc.

    Stanley M. Bergman is Chairman and CEO of Henry Schein, Inc., a Fortune 500® company and the largest distributor of dental, medical and animal health products and services to office-based health care practitioners, with more than 14,000 employees and operations or affiliations in 25 countries.

    Stanley M. Bergman is Chairman and CEO of Henry Schein, Inc., a Fortune 500® company and the largest distributor of dental, medical and animal health products and services to office-based health care practitioners, with more than 14,000 employees and operations or affiliations in 25 countries.

  • Elyse D. CherryCEO, Boston Community Capital (BCC) | President, Boston Community Venture Fund

    Elyse Cherry is CEO of Boston Community Capital (BCC) and President of Boston Community Venture Fund, a BCC affiliate which invests in businesses that have the potential to achieve social and financial returns.  She helped found BCC in 1984, and has been integrally involved in its growth from a start-up organization to what is, today, a national model for community investment. Under her leadership, BCC has invested more than $700 million in underserved communities, financing affordable housing, jobs and opportunities for low-income people.  

    Elyse Cherry is CEO of Boston Community Capital (BCC) and President of Boston Community Venture Fund, a BCC affiliate which invests in businesses that have the potential to achieve social and financial returns.  She helped found BCC in 1984, and has been integrally involved in its growth from a start-up organization to what is, today, a national model for community investment. Under her leadership, BCC has invested more than $700 million in underserved communities, financing affordable housing, jobs and opportunities for low-income people.  

  • Catherine D’Amato President and CEO, The Greater Boston Food Bank

    Catherine D'Amato has been in the food business since her Italian-immigrant father opened a restaurant when she was eight. She's been a leader in the nation's food bank network for 36 years, coming to The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) in 1995.

    Catherine D'Amato has been in the food business since her Italian-immigrant father opened a restaurant when she was eight. She's been a leader in the nation's food bank network for 36 years, coming to The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) in 1995.

  • David W. Ellis, PhDPast President, Museum of Science

    Dr. David Ellis, upon his retirement from the Museum of Science, began a new career as interim administrator, board member, consultant and arbitrator.

    Dr. David Ellis, upon his retirement from the Museum of Science, began a new career as interim administrator, board member, consultant and arbitrator.

  • John Ficarelli, DMDPediatric Dental Associates of Brookline, P.C.

    Dr. John Ficarelli is board certified and practices Pediatric Dentistry at Pediatric Dental Associates of Brookline, P.C. As Director of Dentistry at the Massachusetts Hospital School, he maintains staff positions at Tufts Medical Center and the Franciscan Hospital for Children.

    Dr. John Ficarelli is board certified and practices Pediatric Dentistry at Pediatric Dental Associates of Brookline, P.C. As Director of Dentistry at the Massachusetts Hospital School, he maintains staff positions at Tufts Medical Center and the Franciscan Hospital for Children.

  • Steven D. Freedman, MD, PhDDirector, Pancreas Center at Beth Israel Deaconess

    Dr. Steven D. Freedman is Director of the Pancreas Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is also Chief of the Division of Translational Research, Director of Clinical Research, and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He plays a leadership role in clinical translational research at Beth Israel Deaconess and throughout Harvard University.

    Dr. Steven D. Freedman is Director of the Pancreas Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is also Chief of the Division of Translational Research, Director of Clinical Research, and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He plays a leadership role in clinical translational research at Beth Israel Deaconess and throughout Harvard University.

  • Rosalee HermensCIO, True Value Company

    Rosalee Hermens is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of True Value Company, where she drives forward-thinking about new store technology and analytics. She was influential in creating the company’s strategic plan, providing an extensive and aggressive roadmap for growth fueled by technology.

    Rosalee Hermens is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of True Value Company, where she drives forward-thinking about new store technology and analytics. She was influential in creating the company’s strategic plan, providing an extensive and aggressive roadmap for growth fueled by technology.

  • Janet KellyPrincipal, Boston Marketing Advisors

    Janet Kelly is a seasoned management consulting professional, offering her expertise based upon 20 years as a Marketing and Operations Executive. Her wide-ranging experience includes: the development of strategic supplier sourcing relationships, design and implementation of outsourced marketing operations engagements, and fulfilling executive management roles within Fortune 100 clients.

    Janet Kelly is a seasoned management consulting professional, offering her expertise based upon 20 years as a Marketing and Operations Executive. Her wide-ranging experience includes: the development of strategic supplier sourcing relationships, design and implementation of outsourced marketing operations engagements, and fulfilling executive management roles within Fortune 100 clients.