New Directors Bring Investing, IT, and Broker Experience

July 18, 2019 – The Massasoit Community College Foundation, Inc. has recently elected five new directors to its Board: Azeddine Fadli of Canton; Richard Frye of Braintree; Robert MacIntosh of Winchester; Eval Silvera of Brockton; and Albert Smith, Jr., of Weymouth. They join Foundation Board of Directors Treasurer Lisa Rheault-Sliney, Clerk Lincoln Andrews, and directors Thomas Carroll, Maria Samson, Charles Tartaglia, and Massasoit Community College President, Dr. Gena Glickman.

From left to right: new Directors Eval Silvera, Azeddine Fadli, and Albert Smith, Jr. with Lisa Rheault-Sliney and Charles Tartaglia, and new Director Richard Frye.

“We are extremely grateful to have new directors who offer so much in terms of their experience, skills, and knowledge, and are also deeply committed to Massasoit’s mission,” said Paul Grand Pré, executive director of the Massasoit Foundation. “In what has been a year of milestones for the Massasoit Foundation, strengthening our Board helps ensure future success and sustainability of the college and its students.”

Fadli currently serves as the vice president and general manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Canton. He previously managed Coldwell Banker’s offices in Charlestown and Winthrop and earned his B.A. in Management from the National Institute of Commerce in Algeria. Fadli serves on the School Committee of Al-Noor Academy, an Islamic middle and high school in Mansfield where his children attend, and on the board of directors of the Canton Association of Business and Industry.

Frye is a licensed insurance and real estate broker, member of the Massachusetts Realtors Association, and serves on the board of directors of the Independent Insurance Agents Association and Coastal Heritage Bank. He is the former owner of the Frye Insurance Agency in Braintree and has close connections to Massasoit, having served on the Massasoit Board of Trustees from 1991-1995 and as chairman of the board for two years. He has previously received an honorary degree and a Presidential Medallion from Massasoit.

MacIntosh is an experienced investment executive, economist, and mutual fund board member with particular depth in the fixed income markets. Throughout his career at Eaton Vance, he has led investment teams, managed mutual funds, closed-end funds, and high net worth accounts, and developed innovative investment products. Presently, MacIntosh is a mutual fund board director for the domestic distribution subsidiary of QIEF Management LLC, a global investment management firm. Previously, MacIntosh was the co-director of Municipal Investments and chief economist at Eaton Vance Management in Boston.

Silvera has more than 20 years in the information technology field working with companies such as Carbonite, ZipCar, Last Pass, LogMeIn, and John Hancock. He currently serves as a scrum master on the product/engineer team with Hudl in Boston – a product and service of Agile Sports Technologies. Silvera is also the president & founder of KodeConnect, Inc., which focuses on bringing STEM programming to kids K-12 on the south shore. He also currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Massasoit.

Smith is an Infinex investment executive and vice president with South Shore Bank and has more than 25 years of experience in wealth management, as well as college, retirement, and financial planning services for clients. The Infinex Financial Group is a team of advisors at the Investment Center at South Shore Bank who assist clients in developing key goals and strategies for their financial future. Prior to joining South Shore Bank, Smith was employed at Santander as a vice president/financial advisor.

The Massasoit Community College Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization incorporated pursuant to the Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 180, Section 4 (a) as amended.