President of the Board: Daniel Bachiochi
Daniel J. Bachiochi is the Chief Technology Officer/Head of Engineering at TempAlert, a fast growing IoT (Internet of Things) company, which started out of MIT. TempAlert provides cloud-connected, private sensor networks in healthcare, supply chain management and various other industrial applications. They have deployed over 75,000 networks in 60 countries. Previously, Mr. Bachiochi served as Vice President of Software Development at State Street Corporation. His work there transformed global Foreign Exchange trading and settlement through an innovative, leading-edge, risk-reducing FX SaaS trading platform, technologically empowering the explosive growth in the global FX market. Other professional endeavors include: leading a start-up with a revolutionary social/collaboration product to sale; providing technology consulting services with IBM; and serving at the National Security Agency. Mr. Bachiochi earned his Masters of Business Administration from the Sloan School of Management at MIT in 2014 and undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from Boston College in 1997.
Dan serves on the Board of Trustees (as a founding parent) of St. Benedict Elementary and serves on the Advisory Board of the International Medical Research Collaborative (IMRCo).
Kevin Ryan is Emeritus Professor of Education at Boston University and the Emeritus Director of BU’s Center for Character and Social Responsibility, which he founded in 1989. In 2003, Saint Pope John Paul II appointed Mr. Ryan to the Pontifical Academy for the Social Sciences to advise the papacy on matters of education. A leading international scholar in virtue-based character education, Mr. Ryan has taught on the faculties of Stanford, Harvard, and the University of Chicago, among others, and has written dozens of books and articles. His books include Building Character in Schools; Moral Education: It Comes with the Territory; Reclaiming Our Schools; and Those Who Can, Teach. Kevin is married and has three children and ten grandchildren.
Sean Harrington has sales and development experience across a broad spectrum of industries. A MetroWest native, Sean is a proud graduate of Westwood High School. He went on to attend Curry College, Boston College and then the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts. Sean served on the St. Catherine of Siena School Board from 2005 to 2014. He is also a founding Board Member of the Tom Smith Foundation and an active Coach and Board Member of the Walpole Little League. His philanthropic work is as varied as his professional experience and includes work with My Brother’s Keeper and Holy Cross Retreat House. Sean and his family live in Walpole.
John DeMatteo II
John DeMatteo II is the president of Park Square Realty, a real estate investment company. He also serves on the boards of the Back Bay Association, the New England Parking Association, St. Sebastian’s School, the Massachusetts Family Institute, iCatholicMedia and on advisory boards for Christendom College and the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture. John earned a B.S.E. from Duke University and holds an M.B.A. from the Columbia School of Business. John, his wife and their seven children live in Wellesley.
Andrea Gabrielle is the President and CEO of Neptune Web, an interactive web agency and digital marketing firm. Andrea is a seasoned marketing management veteran with an enviable track record of entrepreneurial achievement. Prior to founding Neptune Web in 2000, Andrea served in a wide range of managerial and consulting functions for global and start-up enterprises — including operations, sales and marketing — across diverse international contexts in Europe, Latin America, Japan and the U.S. Andrea earned his B.A. from Trinity College and his M.B.A. from The Monterey Institute of International Studies at Middlebury College.
Mary Beth Klee
Mary Beth Klee is the author of Core Virtues: A Literature Based Program in Character Education, K-6, and President of the Core Virtues Foundation. She has had longstanding interests in the teaching of history and in character education. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Mary Beth holds her Ed.M. from Boston University and a Ph.D. in the History of American Civilization from Brandeis University. She is the founder of Crossroads Academy in Lyme, New Hampshire (K-8) and served as its Head of School from 1991-1997. Dr. Klee is the co-editor of The Human Odyssey, a three-volume world history textbook series for middle school (Herndon, VA: K12, Inc. 2004, 2005, 2007) and of The American Odyssey (2009), a high school text in American History.
Benjamin Finnegan is the President of Finnegan Development, a residential development company located in Lexington. His real estate experience includes co-founding Property Works Advisory Group, which provides lease administration and advisory services to multi-unit retailers, and specializing in Suburban Boston office leasing at Cushman & Wakefield, a global commercial real estate firm. Ben grew up in Chelmsford, graduated from Belmont Hill School and then earned a B.S.B.A. from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business with majors in Finance and Management. At Georgetown, Ben played varsity football. Ben and his family reside in Lexington where he is heavily involved with coaching youth sports.
Martine Elie is a Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Congress Asset Management, an investment management firm in Boston. In her role as Portfolio Manager, she relies upon her 20 years of investment experience to advise institutional and high net worth clients. Martine earned an M.B.A at Northeastern University in 1999 and a B.B.A at Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC Montreal) in 1994. She is a CFA charterholder and a member of CFA Society Boston, CFA Montreal and the CFA Institute. Martine and her family reside in Dover.