Our Board and Staff

Our Board and Staff

Tom Mongeon, Executive Director

Tom Mongeon is a former Fortune 100 Executive whose nonprofit service began in college and has ranged from Volunteer to Board Director and Board Vice President. He has 10 years of experience in management consulting serving nonprofits, farms, small businesses and startups. He has led diverse teams of professionals, built organizations and managed highly complex projects for corporations including GE, Honeywell, United Technologies, the World’s largest distributor of semiconductors and New England’s regional transmission (electrical grid) operator. His overall experience spans nearly 20 industries.  Tom attended Western New England University where he earned a Master’s Degree in Engineering Management (The Engineer’s MBA) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer, Electrical Power in the State of New Hampshire.

Chris Van Curan, Client Relationship Consultant

Chris Van Curan is a seasoned senior executive with domestic and international experience, especially is insurance, banking and nonprofits. In addition to Business Development with ESC, he is currently Principal Mentor of B2B Mentor and on the faculty of Endicott College Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies. Chris has consulted for ESC since 1996 in the areas of strategic planning, business planning, and board development. He has served on numerous nonprofit boards. He is a graduate of Middlebury College and the Tuck School at Dartmouth.

Board of Directors

Paul Arruda, Chairman
Former CEO of Marion Office Products

Maggie Ford, Vice Chairman
Former Principal of Ford Consulting

Bill Gould, Secretary
Former CEO of Vikor, LLC

C. Jeffery Smith, Treasurer
Former Vice President – Group Finance of Misys

Anne Comstock Halverson
Former Senior Vice President of Fantastic Sams International Corp

Don McGuinness
Former Chairman of the Board of White Electronic Designs

Laura Simoes
Counsel, Louis Karno & Company Communications

Charles Urmson
Former Vice President of Hypertherm, Inc.

Tom Mongeon, Executive Director

Sal Giudice, Chairman Emeritus
Former Executive Vice President American Can Company

Don Hughes, Chairman Emeritus
Former CEO Framingham Savings Bank


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