Champions of Whittier

Champions for Whittier: Hall of Fame: Annual Roast Honorees

 

2022 TOAST TO JOSEPH NOLAN, PRESIDENT & CEO, EVERSOURCE ENERGY

Tagline     Compassionate Community Leader and Relentless Champion for Health Equity. Man of Action.  Loyal Friend.

2021  Cancelled due to COVID-19

2020  Cancelled due to COVID-19

 

Chair: Joseph Nolan2019 TOAST TO JIM JUDGE, PRESIDENT & CEO, EVERSOURCE ENERGY

Tagline              Humble Force For Good. Family. Community. Leader. Mentor. Citizen.

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

Chair: Jim Judge

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

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

Chair: Joe Nolan

Tagline               Power, Purpose, Partnership, Purpose

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

Co-Chairs: John Connors, Joe Nolan

Tagline               Pioneer, Leader, Innovator and Change Agent

2015 ROAST REUNION: 2003 TO 2014 ROASTEES

Chair: Joe Nolan

Tagline               ROAST REUNION

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

Co-Chairs: Andrew Dreyfus and Jack Connors

Tagline               A NEW HEALTH CARE

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

Co-Chairs: Phil Johnston, Matt Fishman and Paul Grogan

Tagline               Business Leader, Health Care Advocate and Coalition Builder

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

Chair: Robert Beal

Tagline               A Driver of Massachusetts Healthcare Reform

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

Co-Chairs: Gary L. Countryman and Richard C. Walsh

Tagline               Quarterbacking Cancer Care

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

Co-Chairs: Gary Gottlieb, MD, MBA and John Fish

Tagline               Revolutionary. Visionary. Health Care Hero.

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

Co-Chairs: Robert Beal and Jack Connors

Tagline                Shrinking Disparities in Health Care

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

Co-Chair: Robert Mahoney

Tagline                Top Dog for Boston’s Underserved

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

Co-Chairs: Tom May, Peter Meade and Regina Pisa

Tagline                The Driver in Banking- The Ace for the Communities

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

Co-Chairs: Congressman Michael Capuano,
Congressman Edward J. Markey, John Brodeur, Peter Meade,
Michael Sheehan and Peter Smyth

Tagline                Having A Party!

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

Co-Chairs: Robert Kraft, Thomas May and Robert Popeo

Tagline                 ROASTED!

2004 Roastee: Paul La Camera, General Manager, WCVB

Co-Chairs: William Van Faasen, Bink Garrison, Donna Latson Gittens
and John Hamill

Tagline                Wizard of Community VALUES IN Broadcasting

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

Co-Chairs: Edmund (Ted) F. Kelly, Thomas May
and Sam O. Their, MD

Tagline                Champion of Healthy Communities

2002 Roastee:       Ralph Martin

Co-Chairs: Benaree Wiley and Steve Karp

Tagline                Master of the Court

2001 Roastee:       Marvin E. Gilmore

Co-Chairs: Robert Coard, Larry Fish, Kenneth Guscott,
Phillip Hart, Bernadine Nash, Charles Ogletree and
Edward Owens

Tagline                 Ace of a Man

2000 Roastee:      Diddy Cullinane

Co-Chairs: Carol Fulp and Paul Guzzi

Tagline                  Roast To Toast

1997 Roastee: Mayor Thomas Menino

Co-Chairs: Robert Fraser and Elaine Ullian

1996 Roastee: Wayne Budd

Co-Chairs: Vikki Pryor and Jack Connors, Jr.

1995 Roastee: Senator John Kerry

Co-Chairs: Don Reed and Robert Rufo

1994 Roastee: Fletcher “Flash” Wiley

Co-Chairs: Ralph Martin and Tom May

1993 Roastee: Paul Parks, Sr.

Co-Chairs: Louis Kane and Wayne Budd

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