Board of Directors
Robert H. Eder
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company
Mr. Eder was President of the Company from 1966 through 1980. He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer since 1980. He is also (with his wife) beneficial or direct owner of a majority of the stock of Capital Properties, Inc., a real estate holding company, of which he is also President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Eder was admitted to practice law in Rhode Island and New York. Mr. Eder led the Company in its efforts to resume independent operations and is directly involved with all major strategic developments of the Company.
P. Scott Conti
President, Chief Operating Officer and Director of the Company
Mr. Conti is the Company’s President and Chief Operating Officer, and has been a Director of the Company since 2006. Prior to his election as President, Mr. Conti served as Vice President Engineering from March 1999 and, prior thereto, in other capacities since joining the Company in 1988.
Richard W. Anderson
Mr. Anderson has been a Director of the Company since 1998. In April 2013, Mr. Anderson retired from the Massachusetts Capital Resource Company, a private investment firm funded by major Massachusetts-based life insurance companies providing high risk growth capital to Massachusetts businesses, as President and Chief Investment Officer.
Frank W. Barrett
Mr. Barrett has been a Director of the Company since 1995 and retired from TD Bank (f/k/a TD Bank North, N.A.) as Executive Vice President in 2006 after working in the banking industry for over forty years.
Roger N. Begin
Sales Director, BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Mr. Begin has been Sales Director of BNY Mellon Wealth Management since 2007. He worked at Bank of America (or its predecessor entity, Fleet Bank, N.A.) from 1993 to 2007, serving as: Vice President, Institutional Sales, Fleet Investment Management (Fleet Bank, N.A.) from 1993 to 2002; Director, Institutional Sales & Client Service from 2002 to 2004 (Fleet Bank, N.A.); and, as Private Client Advisor, Private Bank from 2005 to 2007. Prior thereto, he served as General Treasurer of the State of Rhode Island from 1985 through 1988 and as Lieutenant Governor of the State of Rhode Island from 1989 through 1993.
James C. Garvey
President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Mary’s Credit Union
Mr. Garvey has been a Director of the Company since 2005. Mr. Garvey is President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of St. Mary’s Credit Union. Mr. Garvey was President and Chief Executive Officer of Borel Private Bank & Trust Company, a division of Boston Private Bank & Trust Company in San Mateo, California from December 2010 to February 2013. Mr. Garvey was President and Chief Executive Officer of Borel Private Bank’s private banking affiliate, Charter Private Bank, in Bellevue, Washington from 2009 to 2010. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Worcester-based Flagship Bank & Trust Company from 2001 to 2009.
John J. Healy
Of Counsel, Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Mr. Healy has been a Director of the Company since 1991. In July 2016, Mr. Healy retired from the Manufacturing Advancement Center and the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership, where he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer. He previously served as a Director of the Manufacturing Advancement Center and Director of Operations for the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership. He will continue to provide guidance and assistance to the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership as of counsel.
David J. McQuade
Senior Government Affairs, Murtha, Cullina LLP
Mr. McQuade has been a Director of the Company since 2011. Mr. McQuade has been senior Government Affairs Consultant with Murtha, Cullina LLP in Hartford, Connecticut since 1994. He was the Chief of Staff to a former Senate President Pro Tempore of the State of Connecticut and, prior thereto, was the Chief of Staff to a former governor of Connecticut.
Alfred P. Smith
Vice President and Group Executive, Locomotive Group, GATX Corporation
Mr. Smith has been a director of the Company since 2014. He is Vice President and Group Executive, Locomotive Group of GATX Corporation. Prior to his appointment as Vice President and Group Executive, Locomotive Group, Mr. Smith held a variety of increasingly responsible jobs in the locomotive group since joining GATX in 1998.