our board and Advocates

Board of directors

The 2020 Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass & Metrowest and their affiliations are as follows:



Margaret Sullivan (Chair)
Avidia Bank

Jack Hoehlein (Vice Chair)
Morgan Stanley

Jim Johnston (Treasurer)
Bollus Lynch

Ryan Kittredge (Secretary)
Carr Financial Group



Peter Betrovski
The TJX Companies

Lisa Blais
Zensar Technologies

Michael Burke
The Hanover Insurance Group

Kelly Fitzgerald
WD Partners

Derek Grillo
Struck Catering

Shannon Hawley
Ernst & Young

Barbara Heisler
Heisler & Mattson Properties

Derenda Jeffrey
Neora International

Eric Jenkins
Harrington Hoists, Inc.

Ahmad Lightfoot
The TJX Companies

Helder Machado
Machado Consulting

Jeff Maimon
Ernst & Young

Lynette Paczkowski
Bowditch & Dewey

Todd Tallman
Cornerstone Bank

Steve Taviner

Paul Villena
firstPRO Inc.

Dr. Arin Whitman
Western New England University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Eram Zaheer

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Board Of Advocates

Advocates are chosen for their involvement in the community and their passion for helping our mission. They are elected to a five-year term and are eligible for re-election to one or more successive terms. Advocates serve without compensation, serving as active volunteers or committee members to further the mission of the agency. For a full listing of our Board of Advocates, please click here. If you are interested in joining our Board of Advocates, please email Jeff Chin.

Special Advisory Boards

The agency has convened special advisory boards and task forces to help with special projects, individual campaigns, and targeted initiatives. If you would like to learn more about how you can help in this manner, please email Jeff Chin.