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Board of Directors


Mr. Sanders is a portfolio manager in the Boston private wealth management firm of Howland Capital Management and is Chair of the Board of Directors. He brings 24 years of experience in the fields of investments, corporate finance and accounting through his tenure in the financial services, computer software, and public accounting industries.

After serving as Chair of the Finance Committee of Helping Hands since 2007, Ms. Trimby assumed responsibility as Treasurer in 2010.

Mr. Reddy currently is the Sales Team Leader at BiddingForGood, a industry leading online fundraising and event management platform. Prior to his work in the fundraising world, Mr. Reddy spent more than 10 years working in a variety of sales and marketing roles.

Ms. Keyes is President and CEO of Keyes North Atlantic, Inc., a leading provider of green technology and electro-mechanical systems design, installation, repair and maintenance in eastern Massachusetts.

Ms. Carroll is the Executive Vice President - Commercial Operations for AdvanSource Biomaterials Corporation, a materials technology company focused on the development, synthesis and distribution of engineered materials and solutions to support innovations within the medical device and pharmaceutical industries.

Ms. Cunneen is the founder and president of Animal Research Consulting LLC., a life sciences consulting firm specializing in animal care programs.

Ms. Duerksen is the Executive Director of Hacking Medicine Institute, a non-profit educational institute that convenes global healthcare leaders, students, and patients to improve and invent digital health platforms and technology that transforms healthcare.

Ms. Hindman comes to the Board after 20 years of involvement with Helping Hands, including fourteen years as a foster care family for ‘Katie’.

Mr. Rissler is currently the Director of Enrollment for CollegeVine, a Cambridge based start-up focused on leveling the playing field of college admissions, regardless of socioeconomic status.

Erin Seiden is a Senior Program Manager at The MathWorks, a software leader whose mission is discovery, innovation, and learning in engineering and science.

Ms. Yusen brings to Helping Hands a strong background in research, design, development, and testing of computer systems in both medical services and the electrical industries. She worked to develop electronic communications standards and programs for the National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association.