Suffolk Announces Leadership Promotions

Katy O’Neil

Boston – Suffolk announced it has strengthened its executive leadership team by promoting Katy O’Neil to chief marketing officer and Jackie Lewis to chief people officer.

O’Neil joined Suffolk in 2018 as the vice president of business development and client relations in the Northeast region, and was soon promoted to senior vice president of client services. In her new role, O’Neil will continue to oversee the pursuit management team as well as the corporate marketing team, where she will strengthen the organization’s marketing function, implement a strategic brand vision and align marketing with Suffolk’s business development and work acquisition functions as it pursues its ambitious growth vision.

Jackie Lewis

Lewis joined Suffolk in 2018 as the vice president, talent acquisition responsible for the national recruiting team. In 2021, she was promoted to senior vice president, strategic workforce planning and talent fulfillment. In her new role, Lewis will be responsible for all aspects of human resources on a national scale and will work with Suffolk’s executive leaders to drive company growth, performance improvement, professional development and operational excellence throughout the country.

These strategic promotions will help expand Suffolk’s national brand presence, strengthen its commitment to the employee experience and position the company for sustainable growth.

“We are thrilled to promote Katy and Jackie to these key executive roles,” said John Fish, chairman and CEO of Suffolk. “I am confident their thoughtful, experienced and visionary leadership will help us strengthen our brand presence and continue to provide an unmatched employee experience to successfully recruit and retain some of the brightest talent in our industry. Their passion, strong work ethic and understanding of Suffolk’s culture and value proposition make them well suited for these important roles as we expand our operation into key new sectors and markets.”