Board of Advisors

old south meeting house

Jim Rooney


President & CEO
Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

Martha Sheridan


President & CEO

Robert Allison, PhD

Professor & Chair, History, Language and Global Culture
Suffolk University

Senator Nick Collins

State Senate

David Colella

VP and Managing Director
Colonnade Hotel

George T. Comeau, Esq.

Marketing & Brand Activation Manager
Downtown BID

Chris Cook

Executive Director
Rose Kennedy Greenway

Carole Copeland Thomas

C. Thomas & Associates

Kate Davis

Director of the Mayor’s Office of Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment
City of Boston

Paolo DiFabio

Head of Politics, Press & Public Affairs
British Consulate – General Boston

Rick Dimino

President & CEO
A Better City

Dan Donahue

Saunders Hotel Group

Paul George

USS Constitution Museum

Stephen Johnston

Managing Director & General Manager
Boston Harbor Hotel

Tom Kershaw

President & CEO
Hampshire House Corporation

Jonathan Lane

Revolution 250

Bob Lawler

VP & General Manager
Boston Harbor Cruises

Bob Luz

President & CEO
Mass. Restaurant Association

Chris Mancini

Executive Director
Save the Harbor/Save the Bay

Richard McGuinness

Deputy Director for Climate Change & Environmental Planning
Boston Planning & Development Agency

Charlayne Murrell-Smith

Vice President External Relations & Corporate Development
Boston Children’s Museum

Megan Noonan

Deputy Director of Marketing + Communications

Dusty Rhodes

President & CEO

Brad Rice

General Manager
InterContinental Hotel

Ed Rocco

Vice President
Marriott International

Charlie Schewe

Director, Global Sales, East
Delta, Air France, KLM, Virgin Atlantic, Korean Air Lines

Nat Sheidley

President & CEO
Revolutionary Spaces

D. Brenton Simons

President & CEO
New England Historic Genealogical Society

Suzanne Taylor

Executive Director
Freedom Trail Foundation

Ryan J. Woods

Executive Vice President & COO
American Ancestors by New England Historic Genealogical Society