BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Mark Beliveau

As a partner, Mark provides accounting and consulting services and leads Gallagher, Flynn & Company's Business Valuation and Litigation Support services team. In public accounting, Mark provides services to a variety of industries including, but not limited to manufacturing, retail, distribution, food, construction and service organizations. Mark's varied business experience provides him with the ability to understand the varied requirements of clients and to provide value added services whether it involves accounting, business valuation or other business consulting matters, such as mergers and acquisitions.

Mark recently earned the Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) designation after completing the Exit Planning Institute’s intensive CEPA five-day executive MBA-style program in Chicago. He joins an elite group of business advisors who have received this designation. The program was specifically designed for business advisors who work closely with owners of privately held companies.

Mark is a graduate of the Graduate School of Professional Accounting Program at Northeastern University. He received his Master’s Degree in Accounting and Business Administration. He also completed his Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Vermont. He has obtained further specialized certifications from American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), National Association of Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) and the Exit Planning Institute (EPI).

Mark is very community-focused. He is currently a board member of Advanced Transit (local transportation non-profit). He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Ledyard Bank and was previously involved with Upper Valley United Way Board as President and Treasurer, as a board member of the Granite United Way Executive Committee, as a Trustee of the Howe Library Corporation, and treasurer of Connecticut Valley Cal Ripken Baseball League.

Mark resides in Hanover with his wife Laura and their children.

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Jay Boren

Jay is the owner and President of Lock and Lube, an industrial sales and marketing company based in Lyme, NH. Previously, he managed the supply-side operations at TaskRabbit, a venture-backed tech startup that pioneered the sharing economy by creating a two-sided marketplace for odd jobs and labor. He also spent five years at Google, where he served as Secretary of the Google Foundation and managed hundreds of millions of dollars in charitable giving programs in the US and abroad.

Jay received his BA from Middlebury College and his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

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Jeff Navin

Jeff is a co-founder and partner at Boundary Stone Partners, an energy advisory firm based in Washington, DC.  Previously he served as the Acting Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff at the United States Department of Energy, where he helped manage the Department’s energy research, deployment, environmental management, and national security missions.

He also served as Deputy Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Labor during the labor market crisis in 2009, and served as a Chief of Staff to Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-SD), chair of the Democratic Rural Working Group and member of House Agriculture Committee, in the United States Congress.  He served as Research Director to the Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD), where he worked at the intersection of public policy and messaging.  He served as the Washington Director of the poitical consulting firm American Environics, where he advised issue advocacy and candidate campaigns, as well as successful ballot initiatives and practiced law at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP.

A recognized expert on energy, government and public opinion, Jeff has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg, Greenwire, Axios and E&E News.  Jeff received his B.A. from the University of South Dakota, and his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.

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Adam Quinn

Adam grew up in Montana splitting time between his family’s small ranch and the “city.” He became involved in politics at a very young age as a number of family members were state legislators.

After college, he helped lead a Democratic resurgence by redistricting the state and leading the Democrats legislative electoral program which resulted in the most Native Americans elected in state history. He went on to work for Gov. Schweitzer and Sen. Tester, who supported rural progressive populism before it was cool.

Adam has spent a decade bringing together technology and large scale distributed organizing at places like DFA, MoveOn, and Avaaz, and Mighty Networks.

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Lee Rom

Lee has spent 18+ years with professional services firms and social enterprises at the startup, growth and established stages.

She served as COO of Dalberg, a global strategy consulting firm focused on social and economic development. She also worked as a consultant and interim COO to private equity firms.

Previously, she was as an Executive Director in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs, where she executed financing transactions across industries and served as Business Unit Manager of the firm’s European Financing Group.

Prior to Goldman Sachs, Lee advised emerging market private equity investors and their portfolio companies. She worked with GrameenPhone, Bangladesh’s largest cellular operator, as well as a startup which operated cellular telephony franchises in rural areas of Uganda.

Lee holds an MBA from Wharton, an MPP from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and a BA from Dartmouth College.

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Matt Dunne

Founder and Executive Director