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Timothy Coulson Berry is Vice President of Programming for IABC Boston and Chapter Liaison for the Heritage Region. He is an Event Coordinator at CBI, a company that produces educational conferences for the pharmaceutical, medical device, and life sciences industries. How did you become involved in IABC? I was a Communications student, and my dean…
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Morag Farquharson, ABC, is Vice President of Membership for IABC Boston a Graduate Student at Northeastern University in Corporate and Organizational Communications What has been the focus of your professional life in Communications? My professional life has mainly been in Canada, where I’m from, and in the financial services sector. I started as a Communications…
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Thom O’Grady is Co-Leader of the FLY RI (Providence) Group, held the third week of every other month, and has a strong background in Corporate Communications with a concentration in Executive and Internal Communications. Most recently, Thom was Director of Communications at Fidelity Investments. How has your communications career evolved? My professional career started in…
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Shailey Motial is Manager Communications at PAREXEL International Corporation in Waltham, MA. What are your communications responsibilities at PAREXEL? I am involved in strategic communication initiatives at PAREXEL. Our department is fairly new and there is tremendous opportunity to advance the Communications maturity model at PAREXEL. My role specifically focuses at initiatives that build confidence…
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Chris LaFontaine is the Senior Manager of Corporate Communications at Boston Scientific Corporation and the Leader of the Boston IABC Metrowest Lunch Group. How has your communications career evolved? I started out as a newspaper reporter but eventually transferred my skills to the corporate setting. When I started, we relied on paper newsletters and had…
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Charles Derdiarian is a Senior Internal Communications Specialist at Bose Corporation in Framingham. He joined Bose two years ago from The Community Builders, Inc., a nonprofit affordable housing developer. Was there a big cultural difference for you moving from a nonprofit to a for-profit company? Not really, both companies have strong corporate cultures and are…
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Mabel Ntiru is a Communications Leader with GE Healthcare IT, in Boston, MA. During her career, she has seen the Communications field become more and more important to business and business operations and growth. She started her career at Mercer, creating communications strategies for HR Executives, went back to graduate school to earn a Masters’…
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Susan Hamilton is Manager of Employee Communications with Iron Mountain in Boston, MA. She is an author, with a self-published fiction book to her credit, a passionate horseback rider and world traveler. Susan, a long time member of IABC, resides with her husband in Boston’s Metro West area. What benefits have you found in being…
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Lauren Libitz is Director of Employee Engagement and Communications at Nuance Communications in Burlington, MA.  She is an exercise enthusiast (including boot camp), enjoys cooking, and admits to the guilty pleasure of watching terrible television (just like the rest of us!)  A past-president of IABC Boston, Lauren resides in Wilmington, MA. As a member of…
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Keith Moore is Principal of KAMmunications, located in Medford, MA.  In addition to being an avid runner, hiker and traveler, he is a writer of short stories and is currently working on a novel.  A member of IABC since 2003, Keith provides a unique perspective to the business communications he produces for a wide range of…
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