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Staff at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship

Meet our team at the Center for Corporate Citizenship at the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. Staff roles specialize in executive education, research, membership, and other areas to assist with your professional needs.

Katherine V. Smith

Katherine V. Smith

Executive Director

Katherine has been executive director of the Center for Corporate Citizenship at the Boston College Carroll School of Management for more than a decade, assembling a marvelous team to serve a vibrant community of members. She also serves as faculty at the Carroll School of Management where she teaches "Business in Society." Katherine has worked with public-private partnerships for more than 30 years. Prior to her current role, she served as AVP of Research at Brown University, and the COO of the University of Massachusetts Foundation, where she doubled assets under management to more than $700 million. She has unique experience driving large scale social impact initiatives and joint research projects that explore the intersection of neuroscience, equity, and education. Katherine is the co-author with Dave Stangis of '21st Century Corporate Citizenship: A Practical Guide to Delivering Value to Society and to Your Business’ and “The Executive’s Guide to 21st Century Corporate Citizenship: How Your Company Can Win the Battle for Reputation and Impact.”

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MEMBERSHIP

Colleen Olphert

Colleen Olphert

Director, Membership and Member Services
Jessica Friswell

Jessica Friswell

Associate Director, Member Engagement
Karen Hoff

Karen Hoff

Senior Research Analyst, Membership
Celia Mercer

Celia Mercer

Assistant Director, New Business Development & Member Engagement
Audrey Leland

Audrey Leland

Assistant Director, Corporate Sponsorships

EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

Guy Stuart

Guy Stuart

Director, Executive Education & Advisory Services
Elana Goldstein

Elana Goldstein

Associate Director, Executive Education and Advisory Services
Karen O'Malley

Karen O'Malley

Program Manager, Executive Education
Caroline Stricker

Caroline Stricker

Senior Executive Education & Advisory Associate

COMMUNICATIONS

Jessica Shearer

Jessica Shearer

Director, Communications and User Experience
Dina Kovar

Dina Kovar

Associate Director, Information Systems & User Experience
Sharon Sabin

Sharon Sabin

Graphic Designer
Keith Harrington

Keith Harrington

Senior Writer and Production Manager
Sarena Li

Sarena Li

Marketing Database Analyst
Liz O'Neill

Liz O'Neill

Manager, Digital Communications

FINANCE & OPERATIONS

Jon Mendicina

Jon Mendicina

Director, Finance and Operations
Sabrina Prestera

Sabrina Prestera

Membership Renewal & Operations Administrator
Jenny W. Chen

Jenny W. Chen

Fiscal Specialist

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