Blog Role: Advisory Board

Carole and Joe Falcone

Carole Falcone, after graduating from business school, worked in Public Relations for Brandeis University before devoting her career to real estate in the Boston area. Carole retired from Coldwell Banker in 2012. She has been active in the Arlington, MA League of Women’s Voters and served on the Board of Trustees of the Cristo Rey […]

Christina Chiu

Christina Chiu is a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. She is the COO of the Global Listed Real Assets Investing business, with a particular focus on investors, capital raising and business development efforts. She is also a member of the Listed Real Assets Investment Committee, and invests in public real estate securities. Previously, […]

Pam Tubridy Baucom

Pam Tubridy Baucom has been employed at Florentine Films, a documentary film company in Walpole, New Hampshire, since 1993. She is currently co-producer on an eight-part, sixteen-hour series on the history of country music. Previously she produced a seven-part series on the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, entitled The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. […]

Jim Baucom

Jim Baucom is a Professor of Education at Landmark College in Putney, Vermont, where he teaches courses in education and psychology.  Jim is a founding member of the College and served as Academic Dean until 1997 when he returned to full-time teaching. Jim began his teaching career in 1976 at Landmark School, in Beverly, MA, […]

Mark Merrill


Mark Merrill has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Valley Health System and President of the Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA since June 2009. Prior to joining Valley Health, Mark served as president of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas TX and formerly Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. Mark brings a history of corporate leadership […]

Max Offenberger


Max Offenberger is a psychological consultant for professional sports teams and aspiring young athletes. In 2010, he was instrumental in bringing the Boston Bruins to High 5’s intensive leadership and team-building experience as part of the Bruins’ pre-season training camp. Max is also an addiction specialist, mentor and self-professed “Uncle of many”! He is affiliated […]

Robert M. Whelan, Jr.


Robert M. Whelan, Jr., while an inaugural fellow in the first class of the Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative, became the Chief Executive of 13th Avenue Funding in order to advance his dream of making a college education financially available to everyone with the qualifications and desire to go. Bob has nearly 30 years of experience […]

Perry Cohen


Perry Cohen is the Founder and Executive Director of The Venture Out Project, a non-profit committed to providing a safe and fun space for LGBTQ folks to experience the outdoors. Prior to founding The Venture Out Project, Perry was a member of the executive team at C&S Wholesale Grocers, the 10th largest privately held company […]

Barbara Harris

Barbara Harris is an Account Executive with The Richards Group Insurance and Employee Benefits, counseling employers in group benefit plans. She is actively involved in the community, serving as a board member of High 5 since 2011 and a board member for Make-A-Wish of Vermont. She has served on the boards of the Winston Prouty […]