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

Phyllis Barajas
Executive Director

Robert L. Beal
Related Beal

Jeffrey Bray
Vice President, Investor Relations

Ivy L. Brown
UPS – Northeast District

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
Chair, Resource Development Committee

Kristina Davis
Deloitte & Touche LLP

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

Michael K. Durkin
President and CEO
United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley

William T. Eaton
Senior Managing Director, Senior Vice President
Detwiler Fenton Investment Management

Matthew E. Fishman
Vice President
Community Health, Partners Healthcare

Colby T. Gamester
Attorney at Law
Gamester Law Office

Lourdes German
Chair, Governance and Nominating Committee
The Civic Innovation Project

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
Head of Human Resources
John Hancock

Pamela Herbst
Managing Director, Head of Direct Investment Group

Jeff Holland
Chair, Campaign Cabinet

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

Amir Madjlessi
Managing Director for Business Banking
Santander US

John Mang
Senior Partner
C-Suite Consulting Group

Willitts Mendonca
Vice President, Commercial Services

Rich Moche
Chair, Community Impact Committee
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

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

Nick Toumpas
Executive Director
Seacoast/Strafford Integrated Delivery Network

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, Head of Consumer Lending
Eastern Bank