John Tegan received his master's in education from Salem State College and bachelor of arts in English at Suffolk University. He is founder and chairman of Communications Technology Services, LLC, a company that designs and installs voice and data systems in the commercial, government and education markets. Prior to this, he was in sales management at Digital Equipment Corporation. He also taught and was director of the reading program for the Revere, MA public schools. Mr. Tegan is a pastoral visitor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and a member of the Finance Committee at the Paulist Center in Boston.