Officers & Directors


2019 Board of Directors
Front row from left to right: Thalia Meehan, Mark D. Thompson, Linda Whitlock, Denis K. Sheahan, Sarah G. Green, Edward F. Jankowski, Laila Partridge.
Back row from left to right: Pamela H. Hamlin, Daniel R. Morrison, Jody A. Rose, Christine Fuchs, Leon A. Palandjian, R. Gregg Stone, Cathleen A. Schmidt, Hambleton Lord, Jeanette G. Clough.

Officers & Directors

Senior Management

Denis K. Sheahan
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Sheahan serves as CEO of the Company and of Cambridge Trust. Prior to joining the Company in 2015, Mr. Sheahan spent 19 years at Independent Bank Corp. and Rockland Trust in various capacities including Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Controller. He has served as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust since 2015. The Board has determined that Mr. Sheahan is qualified to serve as a Director based upon his prior service as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust and his extensive experience in many areas of banking and financial services. Mr. Sheahan has experience in positions of executive leadership at publicly traded companies and knowledge of the communities that the Company serves.
Mark D. Thompson
President
Mr. Thompson serves as President of the Company and of Cambridge Trust and oversees the Company’s private banking activities including wealth management, consumer banking and marketing. Prior to joining the Company in 2017, Mr. Thompson spent 22 years at Boston Private Bank & Trust Company in various capacities including Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Boston Private Bank & Trust, Mr. Thompson was an Executive Vice President and a founding officer at Wainwright Bank & Trust Company. The Board has determined that Mr. Thompson is qualified to serve as a Director based upon his extensive experience in banking and financial services, including his experience in executive leadership positions of a publicly traded company.
Michael F. Carotenuto
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Carotenuto has been the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Cambridge Trust since November 2016. Mr. Carotenuto most recently served as Senior Vice President, Director of Treasury and Internal Reporting at Belmont Savings Bank since 2011. Prior to that he worked at People’s United Financial, Inc. as an Accounting Policies Advisor and was on the Risk Advisory Services staff at Ernst & Young, LLP. Mr. Carotenuto serves as Secretary of the Company and of Cambridge Trust, he is also a licensed certified public accountant though no longer in public practice.
Daniel R. Morrison
Chief Executive Officer New Hampshire Market
Mr. Morrison serves as CEO of Cambridge Trust New Hampshire. Prior to joining the Company in 2019, Mr. Morrison spent over 12 years at Optima Bank & Trust Company as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. The Board has determined that Mr. Morrison is qualified to serve as a Director based upon his prior service as a Director of Optima Bank & Trust Company and his extensive experience in many areas of banking and financial services. Mr. Morrison has experience in positions of executive leadership at publicly traded companies and knowledge of the communities that the Company serves.
Martin B. Millane Jr.
Executive Vice President & Chief Lending Officer
Mr. Millane joined Cambridge Trust in 2004 as Senior Vice President, Commercial Real Estate. In 2010 he became Senior Vice President, Senior Lending Officer and was promoted to his current role of Executive Vice President, Chief Lending Officer in 2014. Prior to joining Cambridge Trust, Mr. Millane was a Senior Vice President in Commercial Lending at Century Bank.
Kerri A. Mooney
Senior Vice President & Director of Private Banking Offices
Ms. Mooney joined Cambridge Trust in 2018 and serves as Senior Vice President and Director of Private Banking Offices. Prior to joining Cambridge Trust Ms. Mooney worked as the Director of Branches for HarborOne Bank. Prior to that she was the First Vice President and District Manager at Rockland Trust where she led Rockland Trust's Greater Boston Expansion Project, including helping the bank attain corporate growth targets and introduce client experience enhancements.
Jennifer A. Pline
Executive Vice President & Head of Wealth Management
Ms. Pline joined Cambridge Trust in 2017 and serves as Executive Vice President, and Head of the Company’s Wealth Management Group. Prior to joining Cambridge Trust Ms. Pline worked as Managing Director, Chief Trusts & Gifts Officer at Harvard Management Company since 2005. Prior to that she worked at Standish Mellon Asset Management as the Director of Client Service and was a vice president at Standish, Ayer & Wood, Inc. Ms. Pline is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Pilar Pueyo
Senior Vice President & Human Resources Director
Ms. Pueyo joined Cambridge Trust in 2016 as Senior Vice President, and Director of Human Resources. Prior to joining Cambridge Trust, Ms. Pueyo spent 17 years at Boston Private Bank and Trust Company where she was responsible for the delivery and execution of Human Resources strategy, programs, and services to support its business strategy.
John J. Sullivan
Senior Vice President & Director of Consumer Lending
Mr. Sullivan serves as Senior Vice President, Director of Consumer Lending at Cambridge Trust. Prior to joining the company in 2017, Mr. Sullivan held various leadership positions within the private banking and wealth management industry. Over his 16-year tenure at Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, he served in various capacities including Executive Vice President, Wealth Management and Trust; and Executive Vice President, Residential Lending. Prior to that, he spent 10 years at Citizens Bank as a Residential Loan Officer.
Jennifer M. Willis
Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
Ms. Willis joined Cambridge Trust in 2017 as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining Cambridge Trust, Ms. Willis spent 17 years at Boston Private Bank and Trust Company where she provided strategic, operational, and administrative oversight for the marketing group. Prior to joining Boston Private, Ms. Willis held various marketing roles at Bank of Boston.
Puneet Nevatia
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Mr. Nevatia joined Cambridge Trust in 2018 as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Nevatia served as an Executive Client Partner within the financial services division of Sapient Corporation, a global consulting company that provides business, technology, digital transformation, and marketing services to clients since October 2012. Prior to Sapient, Mr. Nevatia worked in a number of financial service firms, including Babson Capital and Wellington Management.

Board of Directors

Jeanette G. Clough
Since November 1998, Ms. Clough has served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Mount Auburn Hospital. Ms. Clough has served as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust since 2008. The Board has determined that Ms. Clough is qualified to serve as a Director based upon her prior service as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust including her service on numerous Board Committees, her experience as Chief Executive Officer of a large healthcare organization, and her knowledge of the communities in the Company’s market area.
Christine Fuchs
Christine Fuchs joins Cambridge Trust’s Board of Directors with extensive experience in the financial services industry and as an active participant in Greater Boston’s start-up community. Ms. Fuchs spent her career at Wellington Management as Associate Director of Global Industry Research. She led a team of nearly 100 investment professionals and sat on the Compensation Committee and Equity Review management committees. Prior to her management position, Ms. Fuchs served for a decade as an equity analyst and sector fund manager, responsible for the active management of $2 billion in assets. Since retiring from Wellington Management, Ms. Fuchs has emerged as an active member of the start-up ecosystem in Greater Boston, as an angel investor, advisor and mentor. She currently serves on the boards of Launchpad Venture Group, and Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health and is an Advisory Board member of The Capital Network. Ms. Fuchs holds an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a CFA Charterholder.
Sarah G. Green
Before her retirement in 2013, Ms. Green was the Chief Operating Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond for seven years. Prior to that, Ms. Green was an Executive Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston for 28 years. Ms. Green has served as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust since 2014, and she is currently Chair of the Audit Committee. The Board has determined that Ms. Green is qualified to serve as a Director based upon her prior service as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust including her service on numerous Board Committees and her leadership of director education activities, her experience as an executive at the Federal Reserve System, her knowledge of payments systems, and her broad experience in serving on non-profit boards.
Pamela H. Hamlin
Pamela Hamlin is a dynamic creative business leader with over 30 years of marketing and general management experience and a track record of leading and growing an acclaimed global creative agency, while driving marketing and business strategy for major Fortune 500 clients across a wide range of industries. She was an engine for growth, evolution and cultural vibrancy at Arnold Worldwide for 20 years. As Global CEO, Pam oversaw the Arnold global network and was responsible for driving the vision and strategy for the agency. Previously, Pam served as President of Arnold’s Boston headquarters office, and as Managing Partner, Director of Account Management. Pam’s career in advertising began in account management and business development positions and evolved to senior leadership roles at leading agencies like Ingalls, Quinn & Johnson, HBM/Creamer and Leonard/Monahan. She is a passionate believer in the power of creativity to fuel brand and business performance.
Edward F. Jankowski
Before his retirement in 2015, Mr. Jankowski held many roles during his 16 years at Independent Bank Corp. and Rockland Trust, a Massachusetts commercial bank, including Senior Vice President, Residential Lending and Corporate Compliance, Chief Technology and Operations Officer, Chief Risk Officer and Chief Internal Auditor. Before joining Rockland Trust Mr. Jankowski served as SVP of North Shore Bank, and SVP at Multibank Service Corp., a subsidiary of Multibank Financial Corp. Mr. Jankowski is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Jankowski has served as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust since 2016. The Board believes that Mr. Jankowski is qualified to serve as a Director based upon his prior service as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust including his service on numerous Board Committees, his knowledge of banking regulation and risk management, his training as a certified public accountant, and his experience as an executive of a publicly traded organization in the banking and finance industry.
Hambleton D. Lord
Mr. Lord has over 30 years’ experience in the software industry founding and building industry leading companies. Since 2002, he has been the Managing Director of Launchpad Venture Group, a Boston-based angel investor group that focuses on seed stage technology companies. He manages the group’s deal flow, due diligence, and investing activities. He is also the Co-Founder of Seraf, a software company that develops professional portfolio management tools for investors in early stage companies. Mr. Lord has served as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust since 2012 and currently serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee. The Board has determined that Mr. Lord is qualified to serve as a Director based upon his prior service as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust including his service on numerous Board Committees, his experience as an angel investor, his knowledge of the software industry and innovation economy in Massachusetts, and his knowledge of the business communities in the Company’s market area.
Thalia M. Meehan
Ms. Meehan is currently an independent director at Safety Insurance. Ms. Meehan retired from Putnam Investments in 2016 after 27 years in the Tax Exempt Bond Group, where she was Team Leader and Portfolio Manager from 2006 to 2016. She was previously Head of Tax Exempt Credit Research at Putnam. Ms. Meehan also serves on the Strategic Advisory Committee of Build American Mutual since January 2018, as well as on the board of Boston Women in Public Finance since 2013. Ms. Meehan is a CFA charter holder and a graduate of Williams College. The Board has determined that Ms. Meehan is qualified to serve as a director based upon her prior service as a director on numerous boards and her background in financial services.
Daniel R. Morrison
Mr. Morrison serves as CEO of Cambridge Trust New Hampshire. Prior to joining the Company in 2019, Mr. Morrison spent over 12 years at Optima Bank & Trust Company as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. The Board has determined that Mr. Morrison is qualified to serve as a Director based upon his prior service as a Director of Optima Bank & Trust Company and his extensive experience in many areas of banking and financial services. Mr. Morrison has experience in positions of executive leadership at publicly traded companies and knowledge of the communities that the Company serves.
Leon A. Palandjian
Dr. Palandjian is the Chief Risk Officer of Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation, a national real estate investment, development, and management firm headquartered in Boston, MA. His investment experience spans venture capital, private and public equity, in the life science and real estate sectors. Dr. Palandjian has served as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust since 2006 and was Lead Director from 2014 until January 2017 and is currently Chair of the Trust Committee. The Board has determined that Dr. Palandjian is qualified to serve as a Director based upon his prior service as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust including his service on numerous Board Committees, his extensive experience in equity investment and finance, his CFA qualification, and his knowledge of the communities in the Company’s market area.
Laila Partridge
Ms. Partridge is an entrepreneur and technology executive with expertise in identifying disruptive technologies and turning them to competitive advantage. Over the past 12 years she has held Chief Executive Officer positions at several early stage technology companies; most recently she held that role at WegoWise Inc., which was sold to AppFolio Inc. [NASDAQ: APPF] in late 2018. She is currently a Contingent Managing Director for Techstars, Inc. within their corporate accelerator program. Ms. Partridge was also a manager and investor at Intel Capital, during the early days of that organization's formation.
Jody A. Rose
Ms. Rose is the President of the New England Venture Capital Association where she works in partnership with the venture and startup communities on initiatives that aim to position New England as an attractive region for entrepreneurs and investors. Prior to joining the New England Venture Capital Association in 2015, Ms. Rose held executive-level roles since 2014 with both enterprise corporations and lean startups, focusing primarily on corporate development in mobile, eCommerce and digital media.
Cathleen A. Schmidt
Since 2013, Ms. Schmidt has served as Executive Director and CEO at McLane Middleton Professional Association, a full service law firm with headquarters in Manchester, New Hampshire. Prior to that, she spent six years as President and CEO of Citizen’s Bank New Hampshire/Vermont. She has served as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust since 2016. The Board has determined that Ms. Schmidt is qualified to serve as a Director based upon her prior service as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust including her service on numerous Board Committees. In addition, Ms. Schmidt brings to the Board her experience in executive management of a large regional bank, expertise in retail banking, and knowledge of the New Hampshire market.
Denis K. Sheahan
Chairman
Mr. Sheahan serves as CEO of the Company and of Cambridge Trust. Prior to joining the Company in 2015, Mr. Sheahan spent 19 years at Independent Bank Corp. and Rockland Trust in various capacities including Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Controller. He has served as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust since 2015. The Board has determined that Mr. Sheahan is qualified to serve as a Director based upon his prior service as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust and his extensive experience in many areas of banking and financial services. Mr. Sheahan has experience in positions of executive leadership at publicly traded companies and knowledge of the communities that the Company serves.
R. Gregg Stone
Lead Director
Mr. Stone serves as Manager of Kestrel Management, LLC, through which he manages venture capital and family investments. He has worked in the investment industry since 1986 when he joined Pell, Rudman & Co., Inc. as a Vice President from the law firm Hemenway & Barnes. Mr. Stone has served on the boards of a number of private companies and charities including serving on the board of NovaCare from its acquisition by Foster Management Company in 1985 through its initial public offering in 1986 until 1993. Mr. Stone has served as Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust since 2009. The Board has determined that Mr. Stone is qualified to serve as a Director based upon his prior service as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust including his service on numerous Board Committees, and his background in investment management and venture capital.
Mark D. Thompson
Mr. Thompson serves as President of the Company and of Cambridge Trust and oversees the Company’s private banking activities including wealth management, consumer banking and marketing. Prior to joining the Company in 2017, Mr. Thompson spent 22 years at Boston Private Bank & Trust Company in various capacities including Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Boston Private Bank & Trust, Mr. Thompson was an Executive Vice President and a founding officer at Wainwright Bank & Trust Company. The Board has determined that Mr. Thompson is qualified to serve as a Director based upon his extensive experience in banking and financial services, including his experience in executive leadership positions of a publicly traded company.
Linda A. Whitlock
Ms. Whitlock founded (in 2010) and is a Principal of The Whitlock Group, a management and strategy consulting firm. Previously, Ms. Whitlock was President and Chief Executive Officer of Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston from 1999 to 2008. Ms. Whitlock has served as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust since 2002, and was the Company’s first Lead Director from 2011 until 2014. She chaired the recent search for a new chief executive of the Company, and is currently Chair of the Governance Committee. The Board believes that Ms. Whitlock is qualified to serve as a Director based upon her prior service as a Director of the Company and of Cambridge Trust including her service on numerous Board Committees, her experience as a Chief Executive Officer, and her extensive governance experience on the boards of public and private companies and charitable organizations based in the Company’s market area.

Advisory Board Members

Christopher Collins
Managing Partner
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Thomas DeSimone
Partner
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Scott D. Freeman
Founder/Partner
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Christina Gabriel
President & Chief Executive Officer
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L. Duane Jackson
Managing Member
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Jonathan Karush
President & Chief Executive Officer
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Jim Klocke
Chief Executive Officer
Massachusetts Nonprofit Network
David Lucchino
Co-Founder & CEO of Frequency Therapeutics & Chairman of MassBio
Elizabeth Mora
Chief Administrative Officer, VP for Finance & Administration
Draper
Gabrielle Pitocco
NCIDQ, IIDA, Lead Designer
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Peg Regan
Managing Partner
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Harriett "Tee" Taggart
Principal
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Jack Turner
Associate Director, Technology Licensing Office
Massachusetts Institute of Technology