May Update

Alliance Chair
Phil Edmundson
CEO, William Gallagher

Alliance Leaders Heading to Washington 

Select Alliance Leaders including David BelluckJeff BussgangTom Dretler, Diane HessanKip HollisterLinda MoultonPaul Sagan and Alliance Chair Phil Edmundson and dozens more are taking the Alliance’s perspective about what benefits the best in business to DC.  They look forward to visiting Senators MarkeyWarren and others including Senate Small Business Committee Chair Landrieu(more)

Clearing the Path: Gender Parity in Pay, and More Women on Corporate Boards

Why is gender-blind fairness in pay still far from a reality, and what can be done about the lack of women on corporate boards? Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick joins the Alliance in convening an invitation-only discussion on June 11 among scores of leading CEO’s on how to set Massachusetts on course to lead the nation in workplace gender parity. Alliance leaders Trish Karter and Jim Roosevelt are leading the agenda-setting, and Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter of Harvard Business School will moderate(more) 

Trish Karter
Dancing Deer Bakery

Jim Roosevelt
President & CEO,
Tufts Health Plan

David Gasson
Vice President,
Boston Capital Corp.,
and Senate Majority
Leader Rosenberg

Massachusetts State Senate Majority Leader Stan Rosenberg Shares His Vision with Alliance Leaders

Alliance leaders and Leader Rosenberg share concerns about growing income inequality, and also excitement about Massachusetts’ growing leadership in a changing national and global economy. Another theme of the discussion was what the Alliance can do to help promote valuable and meaningful partnerships between the state and the private sector to solve problems which affect every citizen…. (more)

It’s All About Talent – Jeff Bussgang on Eliminating Non-competes

Is it time to eliminate non-compete agreements?  Executives and investors are speaking out about the dramatic impact of these agreements on talented professionals’ careers, and on the climate of innovation in the tech sector … (more)

Jeff Bussgang
General Partner,
Flybridge Capital


Roger Freeman
CEO, Solventerra

Health Care Reform Works in Massachusetts; Nationwide, Businesses Will Benefit

Massachusetts was the first: Massachusetts can show the nation that healthcare reform works.

Roger Freeman, CEO of sustainable energy development company Solventerra in Boston, would not have been able to found his business before the days of universal health care… (more)


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