Board of Overseers

The WBUR Board of Overseers is comprised of members dedicated to supporting and advancing the mission of the station. Members of the Board volunteer their time, resources, and expertise in working with the senior leadership of WBUR to advance the sustainable future of WBUR, stewarding its resources and furthering its reputation.

Overseers are selected on the basis of their individual interests, special expertise, vision, dedication to the advancement of the station, fundraising capability and willingness to participate in WBUR special events, cultivation efforts and fundraising activities.

2017-2018 Members of the WBUR Board of Overseers:

  • Paul C. Gannon, Chair, Retired Partner/COO, The Baupost Group, LLC
  • Nancy Benchoff, Vice President, Goldman Sachs
  • James L. Bildner, CEO, The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
  • Bonny Boatman, Former Managing Director, Bank of America
  • Dinah Buechner-Vischer, Founder and President, Lookout Foundation
  • John A. Burgess, Retired Partner, WilmerHale
  • William P. Collatos, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Spectrum Equity
  • Jonathan G. Davis, CEO/CIO/Founder, The Davis Companies
  • Margaret Boles Fitzgerald, Chair of the Board of Directors, The Henry Luce Foundation
  • Cheryl Forté, Retired President, Orville W. Forté Foundation
  • David Fubini, Emeritus Director, McKinsey & Company and Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School
  • Michael D. Goldstein, President/CEO, Empire Collateral Loan
  • Perrin M. Grayson, Former Communications Lawyer, American General Media, Time Life Films Inc., WQED-TV
  • Maureen Hailer, Retired, Charles Schwab
  • Clinton P. Harris, Retired Founder and Senior Advisor, Grove Street Advisors, LLC
  • Robert J. Hildreth, Founder, IBS, Inc, Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors, Inversant
  • Kevin H. Kelley, CEO, Ironshore
  • Donna Levin, Co-Founder,, Entrepreneur in Residence, MIT, Lecturer Sloan School of Management, MIT
  • Deane McCraith, Retired Professor, Boston University
  • Ron O’Hanley, President/CEO, State Street Global Advisors
  • Doug G. Rauch, Former CEO, Trader Joe's, CEO, Conscious Capitalism, Founder/President, The Daily Table
  • Tedd R. Saunders, President, EcoLogical Solutions Inc, Co-Owner/EVP Environmental Affairs, The Saunders Hotel Group
  • Elizabeth Shelburne, Journalist/Writer
  • Richard J. Snyder, Esq., Counsel, Duane Morris LLP
  • Fredericka Stevenson, Founding Board Chair, Summer Search Boston
  • Howard Stevenson, Professor Emeritus, Harvard Business School, Co-Founder, Baupost
  • Cathleen D. Stone, Former Partner, Foley, Hoag, LLP
  • Corey Thomas, President/CEO, Rapid7
  • Michael J. Zak, Partner, Charles River Ventures

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