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New Member Spotlight: Macaire Pace

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Welcome, New Member: Macaire Pace, West Market CEO, Mercer!

 

Macaire is Mercer’s West Market CEO at Mercer, leading a region that includes the Mountain States and the Pacific States in the U.S. Prior to joining Mercer in early 2018, Macaire was with Willis Towers Watson as the Managing Director and Market Leader for the Metro New York region. Earlier in her career, Macaire spent several years in various leadership, business strategy and business development roles at Hewitt Associates in both San Francisco and New York.

New Member Spotlight: Cindy Gruber

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Welcome, New Member: Cindy Gruber, Retired Corporate Communications and Marketing Executive!

 

Cindy is a retired corporate communications and marketing executive, whose career included employment at several Fortune 500 corporations. During her retirement, she has expanded her community and volunteer work to include founding member and former chair of Women’s Leadership Council Lahey Health in Burlington, MA; former board chair of The wellness Community Boston; former board member of The Walker School Needham, MA; member of The Hestia Fund Boston; and member of Women of Impact Blog.

New Member Spotlight: Linda Whitlock

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Welcome, New Member: Linda Whitlock, Founder and Principal, The Whitlock Group!

 

Recently appointed by President Biden to the Presidential Commission on White House Fellowships, Linda Whitlock, a respected leader of people and of institutions, has been a seasoned board leader of more than 20 enterprises, from highly regulated public companies and private equity-backed portfolio companies to billion dollar charitable institutions, in industry sectors including financial services, healthcare, real estate, arts and culture, sports, and education.

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Sandy Fenwick Named 2021 New Englander of the Year

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Sandy was recently named one of the 2021 New Englanders of the Year for her work as Chief Executive Officer of Boston Children’s Hospital from 2013-2021. Under Sandy’s leadership, Boston Children’s Hospital was named the #1 pediatric hospital in the country by US News for eight consecutive years. Sandy will be honored in a virtual celebration alongside two other women on Oct. 18th.

 

Learn more about Sandy’s work, the celebration, and the other honorees here: necannualcelebration.com

New Member Spotlight: Patty Favreau

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Welcome, New Member: Patty Favreau, Executive VP and Chief Communications Officer, Church Pension Group!

 

Patty is Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer of the Church Pension Group, a $17 billion financial services firm that serves the employee benefits, property casualty and publishing needs of the Episcopal Church. There she is responsible for CPG’s brand and communications programs, research and analysis efforts, institutional relationship management, and its web and social media strategies.

New Member Spotlight: Jaime Mahoney

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Welcome, New Member: Jaime Mahoney, CEO, Tea Forté!

 

As CEO, Jaime has been able to successfully transform Tea Forté, a luxury tea business headquartered in Greater Boston, to a high growth organization, with 2020 being a banner year and the strongest in the company’s history. She has more than 20 years’ experience in Consumer Products, bringing strong growth results to the teams and organizations she has managed.

Priscilla Douglas Joins American Repertory Theater’s Board of Trustees

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Priscilla Douglas was just announced as a new member of the Board of Trustees at Harvard University’s American Repertory Theater. The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University is a leading force in the American theater, producing groundbreaking work that is driven by risk-taking and passionate inquiry. Priscilla was among six new Trustees and five new Advisors who joined the theater’s respective boards during the 2020/21 Season.

 

“I’m thrilled to welcome these A.R.T. champions to our Boards of Trustees and Advisors and grateful for the wisdom, diverse expertise, and commitment they bring to the institution in this pivotal moment of transformation and visioning,” said Board of Trustees Chair Andrew Ory.

 

Rosemarie Day’s Day Health Strategies Celebrates 11 Years

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This year, Day Health Strategies celebrated 11 years in business. Founder and CEO, Rosemarie Day said, “The pandemic has made our firm stronger. We have re-dedicated ourselves to our core values, including health equity and organizational transformation. One of our most significant projects has been working with the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers to develop and roll out a playbook for the Covid-19 vaccine in underserved communities this past spring. This document is a testament to the hard work and collaboration of so many people to help end this pandemic.  It’s also a successful model that we can bring to other projects and clients.”

Song Composed in Honor of Paula Johnson

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South Shore Conservatory recently announced Nkeiru Okoye as the composer-in-residence for its new SSC Transform initiative, which uses music education as a vehicle to promote social awareness and social justice. Okoye wrote the piece “Grayce and Sickle” as a tribute to Dr. Paula Johnson, MWF member and president of Wellesley College. “An academic and cardiologist, Johnson has a special interest in the research of the correlation between genetics and medicine. The title of the work is derived from Grayce, Johnson’s mother who encouraged and nurtured her, and sickle cell disease, a genetic blood disorder that impacts many people of African descent.” To read more about the song and concert click here.

Heidi Wyle’s Venti Technologies Announces $8 Million in Funding

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Venti Technologies, founded by MWF Member Heidi Wyle, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, recently announced $8 Million in funding to continue scaling the companies, autonomous mobility for logistics, supply chain and transportation markets. Read more on the company’s website: https://www.ventitechnologies.com/#/news/news20210720