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Sonya Page – Page Consulting

By | 2019-11-18T21:43:08+00:00 September 18th, 2019|

Sonya B. Page is Founder and Owner of Page Consulting LLC, a female-owned and operated business with a deep commitment to empowering the nonprofit sector. Sonya has well over a decade of frontline fundraising experience from some of the nation's top nonprofit organizations, including Catholic Charities, the Greater Boston Food Bank, and Massachusetts General Hospital. [...]

Lauren Barry, Director of Institutional Advancement

By | 2020-12-02T21:21:25+00:00 January 25th, 2019|

Lauren joined the BDEA team in 2019 as the Director of Institutional Advancement. She is passionate about eliminating barriers to education for Boston students, and has focused on supporting alternative pathways for students to achieve a high school diploma for much of her career. Prior to joining BDEA, Lauren worked as a high school history [...]

Evelyn Zayas – Eastern Bank

By | 2020-03-26T15:18:11+00:00 September 18th, 2018|

Evelyn Zayas, Branch Manager of Eastern Bank, has a passion for helping people prosper through financial education. While growing up in Boston, MA, she realized basic financial gaps are common, even as adults, as the resources are not easily available to learn financial stability and planning. This motivated her to pursue a career at Eastern Bank, [...]

Cris Rothfuss – Sarepta Therapeutics

By | 2019-11-18T21:43:29+00:00 May 25th, 2018|

Cris is the Executive Director of Corporate Transactions at Sarepta Therapeutics. Prior to this role, she worked as the Executive Director of Institutional Initiatives for the Office of Technology Development (OTD) at Harvard University. In addition, she served as the Director of Technology Transactions at OTD and the Executive Director of the Institute for Quantitative [...]

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Danny Rivera, Chair – Compass Working Capital

By | 2020-09-01T18:26:15+00:00 May 25th, 2018|

Danny Rivera has over 18 years of experience working with non-profit organizations. Danny has spent the majority of his career serving children, youth and families of Boston in many different capacities. He currently serves as Senior Coach at Match Beyond, an innovative approach to higher education that empowers young adults and college non-completers to earn [...]

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Spencer Kimball, Treasurer – Emerson College

By | 2018-09-26T17:08:20+00:00 May 25th, 2018|

Spencer Kimball teaches Political and Sports Communication courses in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. He is the director of the Washington Program and the advisor for the Emerson Pre-Law Society and the Emerson College Polling Society. He is a Member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR), American Association of Political Consultants, [...]

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Spencer Blasdale – The Academy of the Pacific Rim

By | 2019-09-18T14:50:35+00:00 May 25th, 2018|

Spencer is Executive Director at the Academy of the Pacific Rim Charter Public School, a position that he held from 2000-2007 and assumed again in 2016. The school is has 540 students in grades 5-12 and its mission is to “empower students of all racial and ethnic backgrounds to achieve their full intellectual and social [...]

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