A devotion to social justice has guided Elyse Cherry’s decisions and helped shape her career. From her upbringing in working-class Revere to her onetime role as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer, the CEO of Boston Community Capital has long had a passion for helping others.
Don’t let her inclusion in the 2018 Best Lawyers in America fool you: Lydia Chesnick’s original career plan had nothing to do with the law.
When it comes to urban planning, some might say the best part of a project is the design phase, the groundbreaking or the opening. For Lisa Serafin, however, the best part is what comes after.
“I don’t want to be the type of elected official to throw babies out [of events],” Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joked in his opening remarks at last week’s South Bay groundbreaking ceremony.
When Jan Triglione got the call that she had been selected as one of Banker & Tradesman’s 2016 Women of FIRE, it was complete pandemonium: she was in the middle of a home inspection and a steady stream of water had just begun to pour from the ceiling.