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New Member Spotlight: Margaret Low

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Welcome, New Member: Margaret Low, CEO and GM, WBUR!

 

At WBUR, she leads one of public radio’s premier stations, with the biggest newsroom in the system. In addition to its rich local reporting, WBUR produces a slate of national programs, on air and online, that reach millions of people.

New Member Spotlight: Rebecca Lee

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Welcome, New Member: Rebecca Lee, Member, Chair of RE Development Practice, Mintz Levin!

 

Rebecca is a preeminent commercial real estate lawyer who skillfully steers developers, lenders, companies and nonprofit organizations through a wide array of real estate transactions and matters. She has particular expertise in land use law and development permitting in the Greater Boston area, and she frequently draws upon her earlier experience as chief of staff / special counsel to the director of the Boston Redevelopment Authority — now known as the Boston Planning & Development Agency.

New Member Spotlight: Amy Latimer

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Welcome, New Member: Amy Latimer, President, TD Boston!

 

As President, Latimer is responsible for all day-to-day operating functions of the arena, one of the most active, highly regarded and successful sports and entertainment venues in North America. For six seasons as Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Latimer was responsible for developing and leading all sales and marketing strategies for the Boston Bruins and TD Garden.

 

New Member Spotlight: Christina Ferzli

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Welcome, New Member: Christina Ferzli, Head of Public Affairs & Communications, WeWork!

 

Christina recently began a new role as Head of Public Affairs & Communications at WeWork. In her prior position as Director of Global Corporate Affairs at Ocean Spray, she connected farms to families for a better life and shared Ocean Spray’s unique story across the globe.

New Member Spotlight: Tracey Zhen

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Welcome, New Member: Tracey Zhen, President, Zipcar!

 

As president of Zipcar, Tracey is focused on innovation and leveraging technology to grow Zipcar’s position as a key player in the mobility industry.  Tracey has 20 years of experience in leadership roles at consumer technology companies, including senior management roles at TripAdvisor and Expedia where she oversaw business strategy, finance, operations, product development, and marketing.

New Member Spotlight: Kimberly Sherman Stamler

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In 2020, MWF accepted many new members! Each day, we will be highlighting one. Please join us in welcoming, Kimberly Sherman Stamler, President, Related Beal.

 

Kimberly is the President of Related Beal, the Boston office of Related Companies, where she is responsible for the overall management of the firm.  Ms. Sherman Stamler leads the company in its pursuit of new development and opportunities and in all financing activities across the Boston business units.  Related Beal is active in the residential, life science, office, hotel, retail, public realm and mixed-use sectors.

New Member Spotlight: Robin Chase

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In 2020, MWF accepted many new members! Each day, we will be highlighting one. Please join us in welcoming, Robin Chase, Co-Founder, ZipCar, Veniam.

 

Robin Chase is a transportation entrepreneur. She is co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar, the largest carsharing company in the world; as well as co-founder of Veniam, a network company that moves terabytes of data between vehicles and the cloud. Her recent book is Peers Inc: How People and Platforms are Inventing the Collaborative Economy and Reinventing Capitalism. Her current passion is working with cities to maximize the transformation possible with the introduction of self driving cars.

New Member Spotlight: Pamela Everhart

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In 2020, MWF accepted many new members! Each day, we will be highlighting one. Please join us in welcoming, Pamela Everhart, SVP, Head of Regional Public Affairs and Community Relations, Fidelity Investments.

 

As a 25-year Fidelity Investments veteran with financial services expertise, Pamela Everhart is a senior vice president and head of Regional Public Affairs and Community Relations in Fidelity’s Communications, Public Affairs and Policy Group. In this role, Pamela oversees the firm’s state and local government relationships, public affairs and community relations activities at its Boston Headquarters and across Fidelity’s regions in the U.S. Previously, Pamela led the firm’s advocacy strategy and engagement with government officials in Washington, DC on federal regulatory policy matters that could impact Fidelity’s ability to serve its clients and customers, its products and services, and the firm.

 

 

New Member Spotlight: Linda Mason

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In 2020, MWF accepted many new members! Each day, we will be highlighting one. Please join us in welcoming, Linda Mason, Board Chair, The Boston Foundation.

 

Linda Mason co-founder of Bright Horizons Family Solutions, taking it from start-up in her home, raising financing, building the organization, and taking it public.  The company is the largest world-wide provider of worksite child care, early education, and education advising. Bright Horizons, now a $8 billion public company trading on the New York Stock Exchange, operates more than 1,200 high quality child development centers for employers in six countries.

New Member Spotlight: Abbie Celniker

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In 2020, MWF accepted many new members! Each day, we will be highlighting one. Please join us in welcoming, Abbie Celniker, Partner, Third Rock Ventures.

 

Abbie has over 30 years of experience in Senior R&D and Executive leadership roles, and focuses on the formation, development and strategy of our portfolio companies. She has a strong commitment to culture, and prioritizes establishing experienced, diverse teams. Emerging technologies and new advances in science excite Abbie because of their impact on the ability of our portfolio companies to make a difference in the lives of patients. She is eager to continue using her industry expertise to build innovative companies from the ground up, and enthusiastic about tackling the toughest disease challenges in medicine.