Board Members

Our Board Members include regional leaders from the business community, elected officials, institutions of higher education, economic and workforce development organizations coming together to explore and take action on economic development issues that can help grow our region.

Board Members

Ted Bettencourt, City of Peabody Mayor

Mayor Ted Bettencourt

City of Peabody

Michael Cahill, City of Beverly Mayor

Mayor Michael Cahill

City of Beverly

jim cowdell

Jim Cowdell


Beth Debski, Salem Partnership

Beth Debski

Salem Partnership

Mayor Kim Driscoll of Salem, MA

Mayor Kim Driscoll

City of Salem (Chair)

Michael Harrington of Hawthorne Hotel

Michael Harrington

Hawthorne Hotel

Annie Harris, Essex National Heritage Commission

Annie Harris

Essex National Heritage Commission

John Keenan, President of Salem State University

President John Keenan

Salem State University

David Morales

David Morales


Mayor Jared C. Nicholson

Mayor Jared C. Nicholson

City of Lynn

Elizabeth O'Hara of Eastern Bank

Elizabeth O’Hara

Eastern Bank

Mary Sarris

Mary Sarris

North Shore Workforce Investment Board

Kurt Steinberg, President of Montserrat College of Art

President Kurt Steinberg

Montserrat College of Art

Mike Wheeler

North Shore Bank