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2018/2019 NSTC Executive Officers and Board of Directors

Overseeing the work of the North Shore Technology Council is a distinguished group of local professionals with deep ties to the region each of whom brings an average of 20 years of technology-related experience to their roles. If you’d like to learn more about the NSTC board of directors and officers, contact info@nstc.org.


David Bertoni
Founder and Managing Partner, MarketSp@ce
John Weaver
Vice President
Associate, Real Estate and Corporate Departments, McLane Middleton
McLane Middleton
James Kawski

Founder, Higher Arc

Tracy Wilson Curley

Partner, CohnReznick LLP

CohnReznick LLP
Linda Saris
Past President
Executive Director, Leap for Education, Inc.
Leap for Education, Inc.


Bette Cullinan
NSTC Director, Tactical Planning & Administration


David Baer
Business & Technology Lawyer, Baer Counsel
Baer Counsel
Laura Browne
CEO Covalent Bonds
Covalent Bonds
Tom Chmura
Former VP for Economic Development with the UMass System
Martha Farmer
President and CEO, North Shore InnoVentures
North Shore InnoVentures
Chris Ilsley

President & CEO, North Shore Innoventures

Robert Kmetz
Principal, Kmetz Management Consulting, LLC
Gary Magnant

CEO, Tribiotica

Helen Maynard

Senior Marketing Manager, Applied Materials

Angus McQuilkin
Manager, Business Development life sciences McDermott Will & Emery
McDemott Will & Emery
Chris Munkholm

COO, Gloucester Marine Gemonic Institute

Salvatore Russello, PhD
Associate Director Global Business Development, New England Biolabs
New England Biolabs
Mary Sarris
Executive Director, North Shore WIB
Nicholas Stawasz
Partner, Pepper Hamilton
John Weaver

Attorney at Law, McLane Middleton

Rick Williams

Managing Director, Williams Advisory Partners LLC

Gene Wong
Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Endicott College


  • Programs: Chairs – Peter Bendoris, Executive, East Boston Savings Bank
  • Sponsorship: Chair – John Weaver, Associate, Real Estate and Corporate Department, McClane Middleton
  • Membership/Networking: Chair, John King, President, Headway Strategies Consulting , LLC Co-Chair, Bette Cullinan, BPO Outsourcing Specialist, ValidataUSA
  • Marketing: Chair – Ed Alexander, Chief Digital Consultant, fanFoundry; Co-Chair, Joyce McMahon, President, McMahon Communications
  • External Affairs: Director – James L. Kawski, Manager of Market Research and Communications, Applied Materials
  • Finance: Chair: Tracy Curley Wilson, Partner – CohnReznick LLP
  • Special Interest Groups:
  • Biosciences Group: Chairs – Laura Browne, CEO, Covalent Bonds and Jack Swig, Attorney-at-Law; Counsel at Finance
  • Sustainability Forum: Chair -Tom Ollila, Integrated Resource Engineer, Demand Management Programs, Reading Municipal Light Department