Historic Boston welcomed its new president Kathleen MacNeil at the September meeting of its Board of Directors. Kathy has served on the HBI Board of Directors for five years and was most recently its Vice President.
Kathy is currently a principal at MDA Partners LLC, a joint venture of Boston-based MDA Partners and Millennium Partners of New York. Kathy is real estate development manager has included several complex urban projects in Boston including the redevelopment of the Filene’s department store into a 1.4 million square foot mixed use, office, retail and luxury condominium tower called Millennium Tower/ Burnham Building.
“As HBI completes a new five-year strategic plan, Kathy’s leadership and experience will be integral to advancing the new agenda,” said HBI’s Executive Director Kathy Kottaridis. “Kathy brings fresh perspective and enthusiasm to HBI’s preservation mission."
Kathy is a LEED Accredited Professional and has her Massachusetts Construction Supervisor’s License. She received a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from MIT’s Center for Real Estate and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Architectural Engineering. In addition to her service with HBI, Kathy is a Corporator for Wentworth Institute of Technology.