Save the Date!

8th Annual Community Leadership Breakfast

Connecting local business and local needs for a stronger MetroWest

Friday, October 25, 2019, 7:30 to 9:30 AM

Boston Marriott Newton, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton

The 8th Annual Community Leadership Breakfast will provide an opportunity to engage 350 corporate decision makers and civic leaders in conversation, and will highlight the Foundation’s work to make MetroWest a stronger, more sustainable community. The event is designed to explore how companies incorporate corporate and community philanthropy into their business models. Our region is home to thriving businesses, and we recognize that giving back to our local community is an essential part of a conscientious and successful business model.

Garry Holmes, RW Holmes Realty
Jack O’Neil, National Development

Woolsey S. Conover, Foundation for MetroWest Trustee Emeriti and Founder Trustee
John Harthorne, Founder, MassChallenge

John HarthorneJohn is the Founder and Former CEO of MassChallenge, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet. No equity and not-for-profit, MassChallenge is obsessed with helping entrepreneurs across any industry. They also reward the highest-impact startups through a competition to win a portion of several million dollars in equity-free cash awards. Through MassChallenge’s global network of accelerators in Boston, Israel, Switzerland, Mexico, Rhode Island, Austin and Houston, and unrivalled access to corporate partners, MassChallenge entrepreneurs are creating a massive impact - driving growth and creating value the world over. To date, 1,975 MassChallenge alumni have raised over $4.3 billion of funding, have generated over $2.5 billion of revenue, and have created over 120,000 jobs.

Corporate sponsorship and advertisement opportunities are now available.

To learn more, contact Ayla Walker, 508.647.2260.



SILVER SPONSOR                               

Brendon Properties, Inc. Cranshaw Construction

Middlesex Savings Bank

National Development | Charles River Realty Investors

 Carol and Jack O'Neil                         

R.W. Holmes

the TJX Companies


BRONZE SPONSOR                              

Avidia Bank
Bowditch & Dewey
Citizens Bank
Consigli Construction Co., Inc.
Eastern Bank
Global Organics, Ltd.
Ipswich Bay Glass Co., Inc.
Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation
Staples, Inc.
Wellesley Bank Charitable Foundation

PARTNER SPONSOR                             

Babson College
Berkshire Bank
Canby Financial Advisors
Circle Floors
Coan Heating & Air Conditioning
Deland, Gibson Insurance Associates, Inc.
Susan Elliott
Janitronics Building Services
Leahy Landscaping, Inc.
Metropolitan Cabinets & Countertops
Northland Residential
O'Connell Law, LLC.
Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP.
The Village Bank
Waters Corporation
Wilmington Trust/M&T Bank


Brian Barringer
Consigli Construction Co., Inc.

Dorrian Cohen Fragola
Janitronics Building Services

Brian Collins
Cushman & Wakefield

Samantha Elfland
Metropolitan Cabinets & Countertops

Susan Elliott
Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston

Tim Fahey
Middlesex Savings Bank

Victor Galvani
Parsons Commercial Group

Chip Gibson
Deland, Gibson Insurance Associates, Inc.

Dennis Gilligan
Eastern Insurance

Chris Gullotti
Canby Financial Advisors

Elliot Herman
PRW Wealth Management

Roland Hoch
Global Organics, Ltd.

Rich Hollworth

Meyer Levy

Michael McAuliffe
Middlesex Savings Bank

Christine M. Miller
Arclight Capital

Leanne Murphy
Wellesley Bank

Mark O'Connell
Avidia Bank

Stuart Paap
Wells Fargo Advisors

Jay Peabody
Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

Joe Russo
Hub International

Steve Sheinkopf
Yale Appliance and Lighting

David Swartz
Morgan Stanley

Amy Werner
Village Bank

Want to know more? Check out the 2018 Community Leadership Breakfast.