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.

Steven D. Krichmar
Chair of the Board
Managing Principal of Krichmar & Associates

Phyllis Barajas
Executive Director

Robert L. Beal
Related Beal

Jeffrey Bray
Vice President, Investor Relations

Ivy L. Brown
UPS – Northeast District

Jacques Carter, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Mike Chaney
Vice President, Product Supply

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

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

Susan Esper
Immediate Past Chair of the Board
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Matthew E. Fishman
Vice President
Community Health, Partners Healthcare

Colby T. Gamester
Attorney at Law
Gamester Law Office

Lourdes German
The Civic Innovation Project

Patrick Gilligan
EVP 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
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

Mary Kay Leonard
Director of Advisory Services
The Center for Effective Philanthropy

Amir Madjlessi
Managing Director for Business Banking
Santander US

John Mang

Penni McLean-Conner
Sr. VP & Chief Customer Officer
Eversource Energy

Willitts Mendonca
VP, 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

George Neble

Dorothy Puhy
Chair, Audit Committee
Executive Vice President & COO
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Eric Rosengren
President and CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Jay A. Shuman
Chief Financial Officer

Nick Toumpas

Carol Valianti
Vice President, Communications & Public Affairs

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

Mark Whitney
Chair, Seacoast Regional Council
Vice President Strategy, Community Relations and Fundraising
Exeter Health Resources

Sujata Yadav
SVP, Head of Consumer Lending
Eastern Bank