Advisory Board

Robert Beal, Co-Chair 
President, The Beal Companies

Charles Isgar, Co-Chair 
Sports Business Advisor

Cindy Arenberg Seltzer 
President and CEO, Children's Services Council of Broward CountyBruce Beal, Jr. 

Bruce Beal, Jr.
Executive Vice President, The Related Companies

Richard Briffault 
Joseph P. Chamberlain Professor of Legislation, Columbia University School of Law

Walter Broadnax 
Distinguished Professor of Public Administration, Syracuse University 

Polly Bryson
Principal, Terra Nova Partners

Theodore Chandler 
Chief Operating Officer, AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust

Stephen Coyle 
President and CEO, AFL-CIO Investment Trust

Gregory Dawley 
Managing Director, Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets

Richard Dimino 
President and CEO, A Better City

David Dinkins 
Former Mayor, New York City 
Professor, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs

Denise DiPasquale 
President, City Research

Bruce Douglas 
Founder and CEO, Harvard Development Company

Christopher Egan 
President, Carruth Capital

Grace Fey 
President, Grace Fey Advisors

Robert Fishman 
Senior Partner, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP  

Michael Flaherty 
Counselor, Adler Pollock and Sheehan P.C.

Deborah Goldberg
Treasurer, Commonwealth of Massachusetts 

Paul Grogan 
President and CEO, The Boston Foundation

Paul Guzzi 
President and CEO, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

Adam Hanover
Associate, The Carlyle Group

Kerry Healey 
President, Babson College

Ira Jackson 
Dean, John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, University of Massachusetts, Boston 

Philip Johnston
Founder and President, Philip W. Johnston Associates 

Douglass Karp
CEO, New England Development

Robert R. Kiley 

Michael Lake
Executive Director, Leading Cities

Gloria Larson 
President, Bentley University 

Jeremy Leventhal
Managing Partner, Faros Properties LLC

Michael Lorber
Senior Vice President, Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Pamela McDermott
President and CEO, McDermott Ventures

Richard Nathan 
Former Director, The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, State University of New York, Albany

Thomas N. O’Brien 
Founding Partner and Managing Director, HYM Investments

Peter Palandjian 
Chairman and CEO, Intercontinental 

Kevin Parker
Senior Business Analyst, City of Boston

Justin Pasquariello
Executive Director, Children's HealthWatch

Kevin Phelan
President, Colliers International

Deirdre Phillips
Managing Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

Douglas Rae 
Richard Ely Professor of Political Science and Management, Yale University School of Management

Phyllis Rappaport 
Chairperson, Phyllis and Jerome Lyle Rappaport Charitable Foundation

Tyler Sanborn
Baruch Shemtov
Reporter, FOX 5 News

Andrew Sieg
Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Robert Taubman 
Chairman, President, and CEO, The Taubman Centers, Inc.

Tim Vaill
Investment Committee, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Jay H. Walder 
President and CEO, Motivate International, Inc. 

David Weinstein 
Founder and CEO, Write the World

Anthony Williams 
Former Mayor, District of Columbia
CEO, Federal City Council 

Robert Wilmers 
Chairman and CEO, M&T Bank Corporation