Board Of Advisors

Meet Our Board

Charles V. Senatore 

Chairperson

Mr. Senatore joined the MSPCC Board in 2013 and was named Chairperson in 2017. Chuck is executive vice president and head of risk oversight for Devonshire Investors, a unit within FMR LLC, the parent company of Fidelity Investments.  Devonshire Investors focuses on long-term investments in operating companies and real estate, as well as the management of private venture funds.   In his role, Mr. Senatore is accountable for oversight and strategic direction pertaining to the compliance, legal, regulatory and risk related functions for Devonshire’s constituent businesses.

 

Jerilyn Asher

Co-Founder and EVP, Jibo

Jeri is an entrepreneur and business executive in the field of health-based technologies.  Prior to founding Jibo, Jeri held leadership and consulting roles at IBM, Rainmaker Group Inc., ExactCost Inc., and the State of the USA.  Jeri holds an M.A.Ed. from Harvard University. 

 

Jeffrey J. Coté

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Sensata Technologies

Jeff serves as Sensata’s Executive Vice President of the Global Sensing Solutions business and Chief Operating Officer.  Prior to joining Sensata in 2007, he was the Chief Operating Officer at Ropes & Gray, Chief Operating, Financial and Administrative Officer for Digitas, Inc., and served in the tax, audit, and national accounting groups of Ernst & Young.  Jeff holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from Florida Atlantic University.  

 

Kevin Cronin

Head of North America Wholesale & Investment Banking, Executive Officer

MUFG Americas Holding Corporation and MUFG Union Bank, N.A.

Mr. Cronin is responsible for managing the bank’s portfolio of 10 Investment Banking businesses including Structured and Project Finance, Leasing and Asset Finance, Securitization, Corporate Advisory, and Loan Syndications. In his capacity as Head of U.S. Wholesale Banking, Kevin provides oversight and strategic leadership for the bank’s corporate client business. Mr. Cronin joined MUFG in April 2011. Prior to joining MUFG, Mr. Cronin spent more than 20 years at Bank of America and one of its predecessor firms, Fleet Boston, where he was head of U.S. corporate banking, and head of transaction Banking for corporates in North and South America. Mr. Cronin was also a member of the Bank of America Capital Commitment Committee. Mr. Cronin holds a BS in Business Administration from Boston University and an MBA from Babson College.

 

Ann Duffy

Credit Officer and Assistant Vice President, Reading Cooperative Bank

Ann oversees Reading Cooperative Bank’s commercial lending division’s underwriting and portfolio management.  She is a graduate of Fitchburg State University and also serves as Treasurer for the Eliot Community Human Services Board of Directors. 

 

Maureen Flatley

Principal, Maureen Flatley & Associates

Maureen began her career as a Partner and Principal of John M. Flatley Associates, a consulting firm specializing in government relations and strategic services on a diverse range of issues.  Since 1994, she has worked independently and has specialized in supporting children, families, and the programs that serve them.  Maureen has advocated for issues ranging from child welfare to adoption to children’s health, mental health services, and educational services. 

 

Gregory Gordon

Principal, Hypotenuse Consulting; Advisor and Principal, New England Consulting Group

Greg is the Founder and Principal of Hypotenuse Consulting and an Advisor and Principal at New England Consulting Group.  He has held a range of leadership roles, including Chief Marketing Officer, at Capital One, Fidelity Investments, Liberty Mutual, Philips, and Sprint.  Greg earned a B.A. from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Duke University.  Greg also serves as Chair of MSPCC’s Marketing and Communications Committee. 

 

Dr. Reverend Gregory Groover, Sr.

Pastor, The Historic Charles Street A.M.E. Church

Reverend Groover was appointed Pastor of the Historic Charles Street A.M.E. church in 1994.  Previously, he served as pastor of Bright Temple A.M.E. Church in the South Bronx, and as an adjunct faculty member at the College of New Rochelle and New York Theological Seminary.  A committed community advocate, Reverend Groover is involved in numerous efforts to support children and families in Boston and has served two terms on the Boston School Committee, including four years as its chairperson.  Additionally , he currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Boston Foundation.  He is a graduate of Morehouse College, received an M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary and an M.S.W. Columbia University School of Social Work, and completed his doctoral work (D.Min.) at the New York Theological Seminary.  Reverend Groover also chairs MSPCC’s Advocacy Committee.

 

Lawrence Hamelsky

Managing Director, Berkshire Partners

Larry joined Berkshire Partners in 1994 and became a Managing Director in 2006.  Prior to joining Berkshire, Larry worked as a consultant at Boston Consulting Group and as a financial analyst at Bowles, Hollowell, Conner & Co.  He is a graduate of Duke University and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. 

 

Susan Levine

Managing Director, Head of North American Private Equity HR & Talent Development, Bain Capital

Susan joined Bain Capital Private Equity in 2006. She is a Managing Director and Head of North America Private Equity HR & Talent Development. Prior to joining Bain Capital Private Equity, Susan worked at Bain & Company on the consulting side and also served as Director of North America Marketing and Client Development. Previously, she worked in the global consulting practice of Barents Group. Susan received an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MA from the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in Spanish/International Affairs from Georgetown University.

 

Jennifer Miller

Chief Business Sustainability Officer, Sappi Paper – North America

Jennifer was named Chief Business Sustainability Officer in 2015 and is responsible for identifying growth opportunities through expansion into current and adjacent businesses as well as sustainability leadership.  She joined Sappi in 1996 as Vice President and General Counsel and since that time, has held several leadership positions, most recently as Executive Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Communications.  Before joining Sappi, Jennifer served as Vice President of Rates and General Counsel for Boston Gas. She has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Washington and a J.D. from Cornell Law School.  Jennifer also serves on the Board of Directors for Eliot Community Human Services. 

 

Gabriel Paci

Retired, Former CEO of Bread & Jams

Gabe is the former Executive Director of Bread & Jams, a homeless shelter in Cambridge that served more than 200 clients annually.  Prior to joining Bread & Jams, Gabe held leadership positions at Cabot Corporation, Raffi & Swanson Inc., Boston Retail Products, Palmer Foundry Inc., and Anshe Chung Studios.  He has a B.S. from Northeastern University in Industrial Technology and an MBA from the University of Illinois.  Gabe also serves on the Board of Directors for Eliot Community Human Services. 

 

Michael Quinlan

Partner, PwC

Mike brings 30+ years of leadership to his role as Partner, directing PwC’s Private Equity, Northeast Advisory, and Deals practice.  He holds an accounting degree from University of Massachusetts Amherst and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.  Mike also serves as Chair of MSPCC’s Governance and Nominating Committee. 

 

Newcomb Stillwell, Esq.

Co-Managing Partner, Ropes & Gray, LLP

Newk has served in Ropes & Gray’s private equity practice since its inception in the early 1980’s and served as the first chair of the Private Equity Group.  He received a B.A. from Princeton University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. 

 

Reetika Vijay

Managing Principal, IA Interior Architects

Reetika is the Managing Principal for IA Interior Architects’ Boston office. At IA Boston, Reetika and her team have designed workspaces that not only serve as tools to support innovation and productivity, but that also improve her clients’ lives and ultimately bring joy.  She brings more than 23 years of experience playing a leading role in strategic planning, managing, designing, administering, and negotiating a wide variety of project types. Reetika serves as executive sponsor to IA’s research group as well as IA’s Experiential Graphics Market.

 

BOARD EMERITUS

Stephen G. Pagliuca

Co-Chairman, Bain Capital; Managing General Partner & Co-Owner, Boston Celtics

Steve is Co-Chair of Bain Capital and serves as the global head of Bain Capital Private Equity’s technology, media, and telecommunications vertical and financial services vertical.  Steve is also the Managing General Partner and co-owner of the Boston Celtics, President of the Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation, and serves on the Board of Bain Capital Children’s Charity.  He received a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.  Steve served on the MSPCC Board from 1999 to 2017, and led the board for 14 years as Chair.  He was named MSPCC’s first Board Emeritus in 2017.

 

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