Board & Staff

Staff and Board of Directors

Meet the incredible individuals driving our organization's mission forward with passion, expertise, and dedication.

Executive
Mary Beth McMahon

President and CEO

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Community Development
Terry Keilty

VP of Program Partnerships

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Patti Doherty

VP of Schools and Community Development

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Kathy Lutz

Director of Inclusive Schools Initiatives

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Vicky DiNatale

Manager of Community Engagement and Fitness

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Rachel Carron

Manager of Inclusive City Initiatives

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Stephen Basden

Director of Inclusive City Initiatives

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Denise Larrabee

Manager of Inclusive Schools Program

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Makayla Parris

Manager of Inclusive Schools Program

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Development and Communications
Steve Huftalen

EVP of Development and Marketing

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Charles Hirsch

AVP of Development, Brand and Marketing

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Stephanie Esposito

AVP of Development, Fundraising & Partner Engagement

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Christian McCormick

Director of Development, Partnerships

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Erin Fish

Manager of Marketing & Media Production

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Alicia Phaneuf

Manager of Marketing

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Petra Chelala

Development Coordinator, Fundraising

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Jess Lewis

Digital Engagement Coordinator

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Jackson Stanton

Content Coordinator

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Kylie Cronin

Fundraising Coordinator

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Amanda Hulbert

Stewardship & Engagement Coordinator

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Sports
Matt Ruxton

VP Sports & Operations

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Rachel Chulock

Sports and Events Manager

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Sam Beatty

Event Coordinator

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Gabriel Velazquez-barrios

Event Coordinator

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Operations
Matt Vaghi

Director of Business Operations

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Kevin Crossman

Assistant Director of Business Operations

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Emily Fitzgerald

Administration Coordinator

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Gabriela Boudreau

Business Operations Manager

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Jaiwaun Haggerty

Business Operations Manager

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Michelle Henriksen

Volunteer Operations Manager

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Finance and Administration
Clinton Rowe

Chief Financial Officer

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Debra Coulter

VP of Information Services

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John Cappiello

Operations Manager

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Jennifer Rohrig

Gift Processing & Data Coordinator

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Gregg Gallant

Receptionist

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Board of Directors
Richard MacDonald, Chair

Managing Director, JP Morgan Chase

Peter Mee, Vice Chair

Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Julie Santosus, Treasurer

Partner, Cutwater Capital, LLC

Erin Farrell, Clerk

Principal, Farrell Consulting

Eric Spindt, Immediate Past Chair

Managing Partner, Commonwealth Financial Group

Gerry Allen, Mission Committee Chair

General Manager, Outfront Media & Special Olympics Massachusetts parent

Dan Collins

Co-Founder, Collins Realty Group

Vinnie Daboul, Governance Committee Chair

Partner, Sage Benefit Advisors

Patrick Delahunty

Managing Director, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.

Steven Fransblow

Chief Data Officer, ezCater

Christopher Gaffney

Founder and Managing Director, Great Hill Partners

Commissioner William Gross

Boston Police Department, Retired

Paul Kraft

Partner, U.S. Mutual Fund & Investment Adviser Practice Leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Tyler Lagasse

Special Olympics Massachusetts athlete

Mark Lund

Partner, Emerald Studio Boston LLC

Gale Murray

VP Advertising, The Business Journals, Retired

Gayle O'Connell

Executive VP & Chief Marketing Officer, Arbella Insurance Group

Michelle Porter

Director, Goulston & Storrs

Lauren Proshan

Director of Operations, Boston Athletic Association

Melissa Reilly

Legislative Office Aide & Special Olympics Athlete

Regina Robinson

Deputy Director, DESE

Tyler Williams

Director of Sales, Emerging Markets, DUST Identity

Lauren Zajac

Chief Legal Officer, ExtraHop Networks

Advisory Board of Directors 2024
James Brett

President & CEO, The New England Council

Brian Bilello

President, New England Revolution

Tom Carleo

VP of Running, Outdoor – Global; New Balance

Ted English

CEO, Bob’s Discount Furniture

Josh Kraft

President of Kraft Family Philanthropies

Douglas Keith

Director Institutional Sales, GMO LLP & Special Olympics Massachusetts Parent

Amy Latimer

President of TD Garden

Nick Leschly

CEO, 2SeventyBio

Debbie Millin

COO, Globalization Partners

Holly O'Neil

President, Retail Banking, Bank of America

Brian Oates

Executive Director, Corporate Sales, New England Patriots

Bob Sweeney

Director, Boston Bruins Foundation