Our Board of Directors and Executive Team ensure that PAL programs have the resources required to impact Boston communities and empower our youth.

Meet our Leadership

We are extending the reach and collective impact of effective community policing programs … everyday.

2023 Board of Directors

Charles E. Batchelder


Managing Director
Wyman Street Advisors

Emily Neill


Senior Managing Director
Robert Half

Kahlil Olmstead


Managing Director
Tim Brett

Vice President, Investments
Atlantic Equity Partners

Jay Calnan
 J. Calnan & Associates
Peter Carbone

Carbone Metal Fabricators

Greg Clark

Director of Sales, Westin Waterfront Hotel

John T. Connelly, Esq.

Longwood Security Services, Inc.

Marcus O. P. DeFlorimonte
Owner/Managing Partner
Hampstead LLC
William E. Dwyer, III

The Dwyer Foundation

Paul Fitzgerald

Ed Davis, LLC

Christopher Ford

MedServices Ventures, LLC

James Geraghty
Managing Director
Morgan Stanley Private Wealth
Dan Gray
Independent Electrical Supply
John Greenip
Chief Strategy Officer
Walsh Brothers, Inc.
Sam Horn

Sports Commentator
Red Sox Legend

Gregory Meahl

Baystate Financial

Michael N. Melisi

Corporate Controller
Slade Gorton

Peter Nesbit
VP Ballpark Operations
Boston Red Sox
Austin O’Connor
The Briar Group
Richard Paulson

President and CEO

Jeff Schwartz
Managing Partner
Cohasset Capital
Joe Zink
President and CEO
Atlantic Management Corporation

Our Executive Team

Karen O'Sullivan

Bringing community, connection and commitment, meet Karen O'Sullivan, Boston PAL's Executive Director!
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Karen O'Sullivan

Executive Director

Chris Byner

PAL welcomes former Executive Director of the Boston Centers for Youth & Families as our new Program Director.
Christopher Byner

Program Administrator

Teri Allard Abi-Saad

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Teri Allard Abi-Saad

Business Manager