PHYLLIS E. RAPPAPORTVice Chairman and Director
As Vice Chairman and Director, Phyllis Rappaport contributes to the oversight of New Boston’s strategic planning, human resource planning, and organizational performance.
Ms. Rappaport’s experience includes serving from 1991-1996 as member of Rappaport Associates, which oversaw Rappaport family real estate business and venture capital investments. Ms. Rappaport is Chairperson of the Phyllis and Jerome Lyle Rappaport Foundation, which focuses on state and local public policy, basic research, and contemporary art. She is co-founder of Cure Alzheimer’s Fund which seeks and funds leading research toward a cure for that disease.
Since 1993, Ms. Rappaport has been a trustee of the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, MA. She serves on advisory boards for Massachusetts General Hospital, McLean Hospital, the Taubman Center for State and Local Government at Harvard University, and Smith College. She was elected member of a Massachusetts regional public school system from 1986 to 1993. She held management positions at what is now Hewlett-Packard from 1979 - 1991. From 1975 to 1979, Ms. Rappaport was a PricewaterhouseCoopers auditor, specializing in banking and healthcare.
Ms. Rappaport earned a BA from Smith College and an MBA from the Simmons Graduate School of Management.