• Joshua Bekenstein, Co-Chair, Bain Capital

  • John B. Cruz III, President & CEO. Cruz Companies

  • The Honorable Joseph Kennedy III, U.S. Representative, MA 4th Congressional District

  • Edward A. Palleschi, Deputy Chief Secretary of Boards and Commissions, Office of Governor Charlie Baker

  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, recipient of the inaugural Corporate Champion award

  • The Honorable Martin J. Walsh, Mayor, City of Boston


  • The Honorable Brian Dempsey, State Representative, Haverhill, and Chairman, House Ways and Means Committee

  • Steven W. Tompkins, Suffolk County Sheriff

  • The Honorable Brian Lees, Recipient, Senator Edward Brooke Distinguished Service Award, former State Senator, First Hampden/Hampshire District

  • Andrew Dreyfus, President and Chief Executive Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield MA

  • Jim Rooney, President and Chief Executive Officer, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

  • Steven Wright, Executive Partner, Holland & Knight LLP



  • The Honorable William "Mo" Cowan, former U.S. Senator, Managing Partner, Mintz Levin

  • The Honorable Ben Downing, State Senator

  • Robert Lewis, Founder and President, The BASE and Boston Astros

  • Robert Rivers, President and COO, Eastern Bank

  • James Norton, Vice President,  General Dynamics Mission Systems

  • Joshua Boger, PhD, Founder Vertex Pharmaceuticals



  • The Honorable Francis X. Bellotti, Former Lt. Governor and Attorney General, Commonwealth of Mass.

  • Richard Taylor, Chairman, Taylor-Smith Company and Executive in Residence, Suffolk  University

  • The Honorable Stanley Rosenberg, Majority Leader, Massachusetts State Senate

  • Richard Kelleher, Principal/Chief Executive Officer, Pyramid Hotel Group

  • Mark Reilly, Senior Vice President, Comcast, Northeast Division

  • Leverett Wing, Associate Director, Community Services, Comm. of MA Dept. Housing Community Development and former Executive Director of Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote



  • The Honorable Deval L. Patrick, Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  • The Honorable Richard Tisei, Minority Leader, Massachusetts State Senate

  • The Honorable Steven A. Tolman, President, MA AFL-CIO, and former State Senator

  • John E. Rosenthal, Stop Handgun Violence

  • Jerry  Sargent, President, Citizens Bank Massachusetts

  • Peter H. Smyth, Chaiman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Greater Media 



  • The Honorable Thomas M. Menino, Mayor, City of Boston

  • The Honorable Byron Rushing, State Representative and Majority Whip, MA House of Representatives

  • John Hailer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Natixis Global Asset Management

  • John HeerwagenChairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Middlesex Savings Bank

  • James Stergios, Executive Director, Pioneer Institute

  • Phillip W. Johnston, former Chairman, MA Democratic Party and President Phillip W. Johnston Associates



  • The Honorable Edward W. Brooke, Lifetime Achievement Award, former U.S. Senator

  • The Honorable Frederick E. Berry, Majority Leader, MA State Senate

  • Chancellor J. Keith Motley, University of Massachusetts-Boston

  • Paul Grogan, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Boston Foundation

  • Stephen M. Weiner, Attorney, Mintz Levin



  • The Honorable John F. Kerry, U.S. Senator, Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award

  • The Honorable Robert DeLeo, Speaker, MA House of Representatives

  • The Honorable Frank Cousins, Jr., Essex County Sheriff

  • Gregory Torres, President, MassINC

  • Rick Rendon, Founder and President, Empower Peace



  • The Honorable Edward M. Kennedy, U.S. Senator, Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award

  • The Honorable Barney Frank, U.S. Representative

  • The Honorable William F. Weld, Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts



  • The Honorable Argeo Paul Cellucci, Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  • Louis Ciavarra, Managing Partner, Bowditch and Dewey LLP

  • Robert Coard, President and CEO, Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.

  • Peter Meade, Executive Vice President, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts 



  • Joseph P. Campanelli, President and CEO, Sovereign Bank

  • Fairman Cowan, Partner, Bowditch and Dewey (ret.)

  • Paul Lee, Parter, Goodwin Proctor, LLP

  • James Roosevelt, Jr., President and CEO, Tufts Health Plan



  • Frank Hatch, Chair, John Merck Foundation

  • Tripp Jones, Senior Vice President and CAO, The MENTOR Network

  • Professor Charles J. Ogletree Jr., Executive Director, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Peace & Justice, Harvard Law School

  • Thomas P. O'Neill, III, CEO, O'Neill And Associates



  • Chris Gabrieli, Chairman, Massachusetts 2020

  • Paul Levy, CEO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

  • Jack Regan, Partner and Public Service Committee Co-Chair

  • Wilmer Cutler, Pickering Hale and Dorr, LLP



  • Wayne A. Budd, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, John Hancock Financial Services. Inc.

  • Aaron Feuerstein, CEO, Malden Mills Industries, Inc.

  • Hubie Jones, Social Justice Entrepreneur for City Year, Dean Emeritus, BU School of Management

  • Dan Wolf, President and CEO, Cape Air/Nantucket Airlines.



  • Paul Guzzi, President & CEO of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

  • Ralph Harriman, Business Manager/Secretary-Treasurer Painters & Allied Trades District Council 35

  • George Russell, Executive Vice-President of State Street Corporation

  • William Saltonstall, former State Senator



  • Charlie Baker, President & CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

  • Richard Gamble, Leader of Family Planning Initiatives

  • Ralph Martin, Partner, Bingham McCutcheon LLC & former Suffolk County District Attorney  

2018 Good Guys Awards
2017 Good Guys Awards