Board of Directors

The volunteers who make up United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley’s Board of Directors come from the business, health, social service, media, and government sectors as well as the community at large. They are a true representation of what Eastern Massachusetts and Southeastern New Hampshire and Maine have to offer.

Penni McLean-Conner
Chair of the Board
Senior Vice President & Chief Customer Officer
Eversource Energy

Phyllis Barajas
CEO and Founder

Jeffrey Bray
Vice President, Financial Planning Analysis

Brenda Campbell-Warner, CPA
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Jacques Carter, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Liz Cheng
General Manager for Television

Timothy J. Connelly
Limited Partner
Brown Brothers Harriman

Janet Cooper

Kristina Davis
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Rick Dravenstott
Vice President of Finance and Accounting
P&G Gillette

William T. Eaton
Senior Director Portfolio Management, Director Wealth Management
Detwiler Fenton Investment Management

Matthew E. Fishman
Vice President
Community Health, Partners Healthcare

Colby T. Gamester
Attorney at Law
Gamester Law Office

Lourdes German, JD
Chair, Governance and Nominating Committee
Assistant Professor of Practice & Co-Director, Managing for Social Impact
Carroll School of Management, Boston College

Bob Giannino
President and CEO
United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley

Patrick Gilligan
Chair, Administrative and Finance Committee
Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Product
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA

Matthew Goulding
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Dan Griggs
Market President, Commercial – Northeastern MA
TD Bank

Ellen Griggs
Chair, Investment Committee
Independent Board Director Market Street Trust Company
E. Ritter & Company
Evanston Capital Management

Ellie Harrison

Pamela Herbst
Managing Director, Head of Direct Investment Group

Jeff Holland
Chair, Campaign Cabinet

Greg Janey
Janey Construction

Carolyn M. Jones
Market President & Publisher
Boston Business Journal

Patricia Kraft
New England Patriots Football Club

Steven D. Krichmar
Immediate Past Board Chair

Deborah Lawrence
Senior Vice President
Global Commercial Banking
Bank of America NA

Mary Kay Leonard
Chair, Compensation Committee
Consulting and Interim Executive Services

John Mang
Senior Partner
C-Suite Consulting Group

Rich Moche
Chair, Community Impact Committee

Michael Mooney
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Carolyn Murphy
Group Human Resources Manager
Enterprise Holdings – Boston Group

Patrick J. Murray, Jr.
President & CEO
Bristol County Savings Bank

Jackie Palladino
Senior Vice President
Federal Reserve Bank

Dorothy Puhy
Chair, Audit Committee

Jay A. Shuman

Jane Steinmetz
Office Managing Principal, Boston Office
Ernst & Young LLP

Jon Swan
Managing Director & Partner
Boston Consulting Group

Nick Toumpas
Executive Director
Seacoast/Strafford Integrated Delivery Network

Patrick Tutwiler
Lynn Public Schools

Carol Valianti
Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs

Rich Voccio
Assistant Treasurer
Chief Administrative Officer
United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley

Mark Whitney
Vice President Strategy, Community Relations and Fundraising
Exeter Health Resources

Sujata Yadav
Senior Vice President, Consumer Lending Director
Eastern Bank