Champions of Whittier

Champions for Whittier: Hall of Fame: Annual Roast Honorees

2018 ROAST FOR SAM KENNEDY, PRESIDENT & CEO, BOSTON RED SOX

Tagline               Team Leader: Persistent. Empowering. Authentic: Relentless Leader

2017 ROAST FOR TOM MAY, CHAIRMAN and FORMER PRESIDENT & CEO, EVERSOURCE ENERGY

Tagline               Power, Purpose, Partnership, Purpose

2016 ROAST FOR REGINA PISA, CHAIRMAN EMERITUS, GOODWIN PROCTER LLC

Tagline               Pioneer, Leader, Innovator and Change Agent

2015 ROAST REUNION: 2003 TO 2014 ROASTEES

Tagline               ROAST REUNION

2014 Roastee: Ralph De La Torre, Chairman, President & CEO, Steward HealthCare

Tagline               A NEW HEALTH CARE

2013 Roastee:   Andrew Dreyfus, President & CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Tagline               Business Leader, Health Care Advocate and Coalition Builder

2012 Roastee:   Paul Grogan, President & CEO, Boston Foundation

Tagline               A Driver of Massachusetts Healthcare Reform

2011 Roastee:   Dr. Edward Benz, President & CEO, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Tagline               Quarterbacking Cancer Care

2010 Roastee:   Cleve Killingsworth, President & CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Tagline               Revolutionary. Visionary. Health Care Hero.

2009 Roastee:   Dr. Gary Gottlieb, President & CEO, Partners HealthCare

Tagline                Shrinking Disparities in Health Care

2008 Roastee:   Robert Beal, President & CEO, Related Beal

Tagline                Top Dog for Boston’s Underserved

2007 Roastee:   Robert Mahoney, Executive Vice President, Citizens Bank

Tagline                The Driver in Banking- The Ace for the Communities

2006 Roastee: Thomas O’Neill, III, President & CEO, O’Neill Associates

Tagline                Having A Party!

2005 Roastee:   Ted Kelly, President & CEO, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Tagline                roasTED!

2004 Roastee: Paul La Camera, General Manager, WCVB

Tagline                Wizard of Community VALUES IN Broadcasting

2003 Roastee:   William Van Faasen, President & CEO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Tagline                Champion of Healthy Communities

2002 Roastee:       Ralph Martin              

Tagline                Master of the Court

2001 Roastee:       Marvin E. Gilmore

Tagline                 Ace of a Man

2000 Roastee:      Diddy Cullinane

Tagline                  Roast To Toast

1997 Roastee: Mayor Thomas Menino

1996 Roastee: Wayne Budd

1995 Roastee: Senator John Kerry

1994 Roastee: Fletcher “Flash” Wiley

1993 Roastee: Paul Parks, Sr.