Homelessness prevention organization welcomes new Board members

BOSTON – (RealEstateRama) — Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership (MBHP) is pleased to announce the addition of six new members to its Board of Directors.

MBHP Incoming Board Class of 2016
On December 14, Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership welcomed its Board of Directors Class of 2016 as new Board members. They are (from left) Robert Kaplan, Rick Muraida, Phil Dorman, Brian Donovan, and Cassandra Clay. Not pictured, Stephen Adamo and Darryl Settles.

On December 14, 2016 the following were welcomed as MBHP’s Board of Directors Class of 2016:

Stephen Adamo, U.S. Head of Home Loans for Santander
Cassandra Clay, Senior Fellow for the Center for Social Policy, UMass Boston
Brian Donovan, Managing Director at Deloitte LLP
Phil Dorman, Head of Leasing for Oxford Properties
Robert Kaplan, Executive Vice President of State Street Corporation
Darryl Settles, Managing Partner at Catalyst Ventures Development
Rick Muraida, First Vice President of Rockland Trust

“We are thrilled to have these accomplished members of the business, service and housing community join our Board of Directors,” said MBHP Executive Christopher Norris. “They bring to the Board an expansive and diverse wealth of knowledge and experience in finance, management, social services and housing – all sure to benefit MBHP and the more than 25,000 households we serve annually.”

The new members join the ranks of distinguished MBHP Board of Directors members who have shown unparalleled commitment to MBHP and its mission:

Board Co-Chair Steven Rioff
Board Co-Chair Cynthia Lacasse, MassHousing Director of Rental Business Development
Board Vice Chair Elizabeth Gruber, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Senior Vice President for Community Development
Board Clerk Terry Saunders Lane, Lane Consulting Services and UMass Boston Senior Fellow for the Center for Social Policy

Board Members:

Nader Acevedo, Executive Vice President of the Hispanic American Institute
Kevin Boyle, Senior Vice President of Commercial Real Estate Division at Citizens Bank?
Janet Frazier, President/CEO of Maloney Properties, Inc.?
Langley Keyes,?Professor Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Joseph Kriesberg, President/CEO of MACDC?
Mary-Anne Morrison
Peter Munkenbeck, Munkenbeck Consulting
Jeffrey H. Packard,?Vice President and Senior Managing Directorfor the Real Estate Finance Group at?John Hancock Financial Services
Esther Schlorholtz,?Senior Vice President and Director of Community Investment at Boston Private Community Investment
Darryl Settles,?Managing Partner at Catalyst Ventures Development
Charles M. Smith,?Senior Vice President and SBA Specialist at Eastern Bank?
Donald E. Vaughan, Partner at Burns & Levinson, LLP
Michael Widmer

About Metropolitan Housing Partnership
Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership (MBHP) is a leading nonprofit dedicated to connecting the residents of Greater Boston with safe, decent homes they can afford. MBHP empowers families and individuals to move along the continuum from homelessness to housing stability. Serving more than 20,000 households annually, they work seamlessly to bridge the gaps among government, nonprofits, and corporations to continually increase their impact. With more than 30 years’ experience piloting and implementing housing programs, MBHP is an industry-leading expert on navigating the affordable housing field. For more information, visit www.mbhp.org, facebook.com/MBHPHome, or follow MBHP on Twitter at @MBHPhousing.


Steve Farrell
steven.farrell (at) mbhp (dot) org

Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership – MBHP

MBHP is the state’s largest regional provider of rental housing voucher assistance. We serve homeless, elderly, disabled, and low- and moderate-income individuals and families. Our region spans Boston and 32 surrounding communities


Phone: (617)859-0400
Toll Free.(800)272-0990

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