The Staff

 

Arthur Robert, President

Career Economic Development professional, with significant state government, local government, non-profit, and electric utility experience.

Roles included workforce development,  strategy & policy,  business development, local zoning,  & permitting
Most recently Community & Economic Development Director in Framingham, MA.  Captured the expansion of Jack’s Abby Brewing, ultimately filling 140K SF of  long-vacant downtown manufacturing space.  Led a planning team work to rezone the downtown to allow transit oriented development.  Worked with developers and property owners to build an 8-project pipeline, including incentives agreements attracting $130MM in new downtown investment – and nearly 500 new apartments.

MA, Syracuse University; BA, university of New Hampshire
Lieutenant Colonel (Retired), Massachusetts Army National Guard

Affiliations:  Hannah Grimes Center Board of Directors and  the Mascoma Community Development Advisory Board.


Mark Fagan, CFO

Finance executive with extensive experience assisting energy, telecom and other infrastructure based organizations with regulatory, budgeting, M&A ,accounting and tax matters.

Previous roles included partnership positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP and Vice President of Financial Services at Northeast Utilities System ( predecessor to Eversource).

BS Accounting Fordham University, Certified Public Accountant.

Affiliations: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; several private company Boards.