Boston – MassEcon, a pro-business nonprofit organization headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts, elected six new directors to the board at the annual meeting. Four board members were also re-elected and six directors were named as officers and Executive Committee members.
MassEcon elected Tamara Small, CEO-elect of NAIOP; Theresa Conroy, vice president of TD Bank; Tiffany Gallo, vice president of Project Development of Cutler Associates; Rich Hollworth, director of Land Development at VHB; Michael Houllahan, market executive at Chase Bank; and Alice Pomponio, founder and managing director of Accendo Bio and advisor at Red Sky Partners as new directors to the board.
Greg Buscone, senior vice president and group head of Eastern Bank; Stephen Flavin, vice president for Academic and Corporate Engagement at Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Brian Cohen, senior vice president of CBRE; and Taidgh McClory, New England senior sales director for CBRE were all re-elected to the board.
Flavin was re-elected as chairman of the board. Geoff Howell, a partner at DLA Piper LLP, was voted vice chairman. Mike Scott, a partner at Nutter McClennan & Fish LLP, was voted clerk. Denise McGeough, senior vice president for Commercial Markets at Citizens Bank, was voted treasurer. Cohen, immediate past chair of MassEcon, was voted to the Executive Committee, along with McClory.
Board members and other MassEcon members in attendance reviewed highlights of a successful year, in which MassEcon provided assistance to 50 companies associated with 5,500 jobs in Massachusetts.