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Regis Names Industry Leaders to Board of TrusteesApril 17, 2018
Regis College has named leader in wealth management, a biotech innovation expert and a government operations and business pioneer to its Board of Trustees.
Paul Lonergan is president of Congress Wealth Management in Boston where he is responsible for the overall delivery of wealth management to his clients. Under his leadership, Congress Wealth has grown into one of the largest independent wealth management firms in the United States. He is also chair of the Congress Wealth board of directors. Prior to this role, he served as senior vice president at SEI Investments and as a member of the Boston Chamber of Commerce finance committee. In 2013, he was appointed by then-Governor Patrick to the University of Massachusetts Building Authority. He is a member of the board of directors for Congress Asset Management, charter member of the Fidelity Wealth Advisor Solutions Council, advisory board member at Laboure Center in South Boston and a trustee of Cristo Rey Boston High School. Lonergan received his bachelor’s degree from UMass Amherst and completed executive programs in management and leadership at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He resides in Cambridge with his wife and three children.
Peter N. Madras, MD, is a transplant and vascular surgeon retired from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, associate professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and lecturer at the Sloan School of Management of MIT. He previously served as Medical Director of Grace Biomedical, and was appointed by Governor Weld to two terms on the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine. He also served six years on the National Board of Medical Examiners. Following retirement from an active surgical career, Dr. Madras founded Asentral, Inc., a commercial Institutional Review Board. He currently serves on the Boards of two start-up companies and is President of the Medical Development Group of Boston, an association of professional scientists, physicians, engineers, lawyers, corporate managers, and investors with a common interest in Medical R&D. Dr. Madras received his bachelor’s degree from Sir George Williams University in Montreal and his medical degree from McGill University Medical School.
Joanne Crowley, MS, was deputy director for The New York and New Jersey Port Authority. She was responsible for the oversight and stewardship of tunnels, bridges and terminals facilities in New York City, one of the world’s largest and busiest transportation centers serving over one million customers each day. Currently, Crowley is a member of the Planning Board for the Town of Yarmouth and is a licensed United States Coast Guard captain. She is the owner of Half Moon Boatworks that provides delivery, refueling and detailing services to vessels on Cape Cod. Crowley, a resident of Cape Cod, received her bachelor’s degree in political science from Regis and master’s in public policy from the State University of New York.
“Joanne, Paul and Peter are all seasoned professionals who bring a tremendous amount of expertise in the fields of facilities management, finance and biotech to our Board,” said Regis President Antoinette Hays, PhD, RN. “I have great confidence in what they will be able to contribute to Regis as we build more relationships with industry partners and assure a strategic position for the university in the higher education arena.”