Meet Our Board
Charles V. Senatore
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.
Jeffrey J. Coté
Chief Executive Officer & President, Sensata Technologies
Jeff serves as Sensata’s Chief Executive Officer & President. 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.
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.
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.
Assurance Leader for the Northeast Market, PwC
Kristin is the Assurance Leader for the Northeast Market of PwC and has over 25 years of serving private equity funds and private equity fund-of-funds, hedge funds, offshore funds, and registered investment companies.
Kristin has led the Firm’s Asset Management Learning and Education Programs, which included developing and teaching numerous industry specific courses to our managers, seniors and associates. Until 2014, Kristin also led the Northeast Women’s Partner Group at PwC where she oversaw programs and activities aimed at attracting, retaining, and empowering future women leaders within the firm. Kristin was also one of the 2011 recipients of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs Women to Watch award for making significant contributions to the accounting profession, the community, and for demonstrating characteristics that enable women to become leaders in the profession. Kristin graduated from Boston College with a B.S. in accounting and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Principal, Hypotenuse Consulting
Greg is the Founder of Hypotenuse Consulting. He has held a range of leadership roles, including Chief Marketing Officer, at Capital One, Fidelity Investments, Liberty Mutual, and Philips. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Partner, Mirus Capital Advisors
An investment banker since 2005, Stuart provides M&A and corporate advisory solutions to multi-channel marketers, consumer goods, manufacturers, distributors, and business services.He is a Registered Securities Representative, holds Series 62, 63, and 79 FINRA licenses..Prior to his career in investment banking, Stuart was a senior executive with several leading retailers and direct marketers. Stuart taught direct marketing at Bentley College. He is active in his synagogue, a member of the finance committee of the Schwartz Center, and an Advisory Board member of the Lyric Stage. Graduated from Brandeis University, magna cum laude, with a BA in Economics and Philosophy. Stuart holds an MBA from Harvard University.
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.
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.
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.