Eastern Bank has tapped Deborah Jackson to lead its board of directors, marking the first time in the bank’s 200-year history that a woman will lead the board, and only the second time that a person of color has held the position.
The start of 2018 marked a homecoming for Christopher Curley as he rejoined Boston-based NAI Hunneman as executive vice president in its leasing and advisory services team.
Paul Ayoub, a partner in the real estate department at the Boston-based law firm Nutter, has been named as the incoming chairman of the board of directors of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. His tenure begins July 1.
After nearly 10 years with consultants McKinsey & Co. in London and Boston, Jit Kee Chin joined Suffolk last year as its chief data officer. The California Institute of Technology and MIT grad works with Suffolk’s innovation and strategy teams to get a big-picture view of construction projects.
Angie O’Donnell spent decades working at banks all over the world, from Hong Kong to Zurich. Now she’s on the other side, coaching executives as a principal and founder of 3D Leadership Group, a high-level, global coaching company.
Earlier this year, Wendell Davis became the new regional administrator for the New England region of the U.S. Small Business Administration, where he oversees the management of capital, contracting and counseling programs to the 1.4 million businesses in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts
Martine Taylor took a job as a receptionist after earning a degree in family studies; she thought she’d go back and get a master’s degree in social work, but never did. She’s spent most of her professional life in the nonprofit sector
Whether a fire or a power outage or a data breach, Tracy Hall has been helping banks prepare for and get ahead of disasters for more than two decades.
he midst of a deep regional recession wasn’t the best time to be looking for a job in commercial real estate: That was the message that Dennis Clarke got when he cold-called Woburn-based Cummings Properties
Bopha Malone came to work at Enterprise Bank through her interaction with the bank’s founder and current executive chairman George Duncan. After graduating from college, Malone wrote a grant proposal to spend a year in Cambodia to learn about her native culture, and Duncan and his family helped
After studying history, architecture and economics, David Dixon discovered his talent for design by chance and has been following that passion ever since. He’s won numerous awards for his planning and architecture work and has written several books; he co-edited the recently released “Suburban Remix: Creating the Next Generation of Urban Places.” The book is written for anyone who lives in, works in or cares about the future of real estate in suburban America, he said. More recently, he’s been following his newfound passion, spending time with his 4-year-old grandson, Giacomo.
Bob Rivers enters his second year as chairman and CEO of Eastern Bank after a packed year in the banking industry that saw a number of developments including the recent passage of tax reform.
After working as a journalist for many years after college, Shel Toplitt left the field to study law, becoming a litigator and university professor. He taught journalism and media law in Greater Boston for two decades before becoming a Realtor last year.
Copley Wolf Design Group has a hand in designing green spaces and outdoor gathering spots at many of Greater Boston’s multifamily developments and office building updates. Sean Sanger joined the Boston-based landscape architecture firm in 2000 and was named a principal in 2012. The firm is participating in such projects as redevelopment of the Mary Ellen McCormack housing complex in South Boston and Davis Cos.’ Alewife Research Center life science complex in Cambridge. In Boston’s North End, it’s leading the restoration of a garden and installation of a glass and water feature at the Old North Church. Last year, Copley Wolff relocated and expanded its headquarters from 160 Boylston St. to 10 Post Office Square in the Financial District.
Janis Mamayek works with developers to unlock the potential of existing buildings in her role as head of the “Renew” practice at Boston-based ICON Architecture. The firm designed the Distillery North apartments in South Boston, using passive house techniques to maximize sustainability and reduce energy consumption 60 percent from conventional construction, and recently completed an assessment of more than 40 municipal buildings in Cambridge.
While serving as principal and managing partner at Triad Alpha Partners, where he specialized in commercial development and investment, Jeff Carter saw an opening in the small balance commercial sector.
Rita Coffey has been working in the same Weymouth office with some of the same co-workers for more than three decades. Her passion for housing has taken her from a part-time sales agent up through the ranks to general manager of the office. Similarly, she rose up the ranks of her local Realtor association to become its president in 2009 and has done the same at the state level. With retirement on the horizon, she said she is not considering running for president of NAR, opting instead to do some traveling and spending more time with her two toddler grandbabies.
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After more than a decade of working in Washington D.C., Thomas Curry is coming back to Boston for good. The former U.S. comptroller of the currency has been hired as a partner at the law firm Nutter to co-lead the financial services practice
After working as an executive for large multifamily developers Trammell Crow and Fairfield Residential, Andy Montelli set up shop with his own firm, Post Road Residential Inc.
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