The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts’s Young Professionals is a group of emerging leaders enthusiastic about our mission of helping transform the lives of children in our community. Each member makes Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts one of their top philanthropic priorities. As a group, their primary role is to act as ambassadors with the goal of increasing awareness, volunteerism, and support for the organization.




  • Raising awareness for the services that BBBSEM provides to local families, the impact mentorship has on our community, and the need for more mentors
  • Volunteering our time as a mentor, on a steering committee, or at Match events
  • Fundraising and promoting the mission and values of BBBSEM

YPG Members commit an annual gift of $250 that can be broken out into monthly installments of around $20 a month

By joining the BBBSEM Young Professionals Group, you will gain access to unique opportunities to connect with our mission and work. By opting into the YPG, you will receive:

  • Invitations to quarterly YPG networking gatherings and access to pre-sale tickets for all YPG events
  • Opportunity to join a steering committee that helps further the mission and values of BBBSEM
  • Opportunities to assist in the planning of Casino Night and other YPG-hosted events
  • Notification of volunteer opportunities

We welcome professionals of all genders, races, and perspectives from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors into the YPG. Click “Join Today” below to register! For questions, please reach out to Jessica Karevicius, Senior Philanthropy Officer, and

Devon Goodall, LPL Financial

Bobby Alvarado, Knight Frank
Joe Bradlee, Worchester Red Sox
Peter A. DeFalco, Refinitiv
Dan Driscoll, Colliers International
Jennifer Dwyer, Bitwise Asset Management
Kelsey Gauger, Suffolk Construction
Kelly Gross, Brand Content
Jennifer Minerva, Wayfair
Anne Neylon, BNY Mellon
Christopher Scharff, Linear Retail Properties
Jay Scuteri, BPEA Private Equity
Ethan Sobel, Boston University Hillel
Anders Soderberg, Guidepoint
Adriana Solimine, BioGen
Sal Visali, GID Investments
Kevin Wang, .406 Ventures
Sara Yarling, Compass

Luis Acevedo, Entegris
Joseph Alvarado, Newmark
Valentin Ayer, Monitor Deloitte
Evan Comer, KPMG
George Demoulas, Newmark
Kyle Doherty, LEK Consulting
Thomas Duff, Voya Financial
Michael Gallanar, MSCI
Kelsey Gauger, Suffolk Construction
Jacob Gould, Google
Aaron Huntley, Horvath & Tremblay
Kathryn Jiang, McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Kelly Kramer, JLL
Leigh McCloskey, The Bulfinch Group
Bruk Mesfin, Wellington Management
Matt Perry, JLL
Aiai Ren, Rubius Therapeutics
Mark Schmidt, Liberty Mutual Insurance
Daniel Solworth, Northeastern University
Collin Thompson, LEK Consulting
Casey Valente, Newmark
Mariana Walsh, Dell EMC

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