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Specialized Staffing & Recruiting Experts in the Greater Boston Area

Advisory Board

Steve Ingram

Partner – National Technology and Life Sciences Practice – RSM

Steve provides financial, audit and business consultation services to a variety of technology and life science companies. He focuses primarily on serving venture and private equity backed emerging growth and middle market private and public organizations. Steve has practiced public accounting in New England for more than 30 years with three national firms.

Steve joined RSM in June of 2017 as an audit partner focusing on technology and life sciences companies. Steve joined RSM from a Big Four firm whom he was with from March 2002 through June 2017 as an audit partner. During that time, Steve was the New England emerging growth company leader and lead recruiting partner at Bentley University. He also was the New England technology, media and telecom leader for 13 years, lead client service partner for EMC from 2005 to 2013, and the East Region emerging growth company leader for the 5 years ended June 2017.

Steve began his career in July 1986 joining Arthur Andersen where he left as a partner in March 2002.

Professional affiliations and credentials
• Certified public accountant
• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
• Society of Certified Public Accountants
• Board of Directors- Bentley Executive Club

Education
• Bachelor of Science, Bentley University

Judy Habib

CEO & Founder – KHJ Brand Activation

People. Passion. Performance. For Judy Habib, this is the heart and soul of KHJ, the independent, full service brand activation firm she co-founded in 1986. “Today’s brands are successful because they are authentic to their purpose,” says Judy. “The question is, what do you stand for and who are you truly being in the world? ” KHJ’s See and Realize™ Pathway aligns C-suite executives and ignites internal organizations in manifesting their most powerful brand promise to the outside world.

With an impressive roster of clients across all industries, KHJ has been named one of the Top 100 Women-led Businesses in Massachusetts, and one of the top 20 advertising agencies in the region. Judy’s unique insights on internal branding and culture have made her a motivational speaker with a gift for captivating her audiences on such subjects as “It’s your choice, so how great are you willing to have it?”

In addition to her role as founding visionary of KHJ, Judy chairs the board of directors for ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, serves on the board of governors of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and the board of the Massachusetts Women’s Forum, chairing the nominating and membership committee.

Ever grateful, and always eager to be a contribution, clearly she’s made a choice to have it pretty great.

Peter Brau

Vice President of Finance – edX

Peter Brau is Vice President Finance of edX, leading the accounting, tax and FP&A functions and providing strategic support on compliance, business development, facilities and related operational matters. Peter has experience working with non-profit and growth stage financial technology start-ups. Peter was recognized as a finalist by the Boston Business Journal as a 'CFO of the Year' and is currently registered as a Certified Public Accountant in Massachusetts. Peter received a B.S.C in Finance from Santa Clara University and a M.S. in Accounting from Suffolk Universtiy. In addition he has studied and earned degrees in religion and social ethics from Santa Clara University, Boston College and the University of Southern California. Peter served in the Marines for eight years. Peter lives on the North Shore with his wife, daughter and two cats. They enjoy spending time near the beach, on the water and hiking the local hills or mountains of New Hampshire.

Al Faber

Vice President & Board Member – Financial Executives International | Managing Director – Alan Faber Growth Strategies

Al Faber is an esteemed member of the Boston business community having served in executive roles for some of the area’s largest and fastest growing organizations. Al a veteran of such companies as IBM, Sylvania and Grant Thornton has been a fixture in the Boston business community for over 45 years.

He was the 2nd ever recipient of the BBJ CFO of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award, which acknowledges and honors his lifetime commitment to the Boston financial executive community.

Gunnar Link

Financial Executive – Venture Growth Partners

Gunnar Link is an accomplished finance executive and consultant. He has managed organizations and teams covering four continents. Gunnar's last position was Chief Financial Officer and Board Member of CAPA International, a travel-abroad company based in Boston and with operations in nine countries.

Gunnar’s industry experience includes: technology, software as a service (SaaS), education, and tourism. Gunnar advises companies and sits on boards in the Boston area as well as in London, UK.

Gunnar holds a BS in Economics and Accounting from Santa Clara University and MA in Applied Economics from Northeastern University. He received his CPA designation in California in 2009. He has lived on both coasts of the US and was based in London for two years.

Eric Gorewitz

Founder & Owner – Monument Staffing

Eric is the founder of Monument Staffing and is an established Boston staffing industry leader. Monument Staffing is a leading recruiting agency in Boston and California for administrative, operational and support style positions. Since his founding of the firm in 2002, they have been providing clients and job seekers with a high quality of customized hiring and job searching strategies.

Alliances

The New England Business Association was founded in 1938 as a private association of approximately 600 member companies located throughout the six-state region. For decades, SBANE ran diverse, educational and networking programs each year with active chapters in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
The New England Business Association was founded in 1938 as a private association of approximately 600 member companies located throughout the six-state region. For decades, SBANE ran diverse, educational and networking programs each year with active chapters in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
The New England Business Association was founded in 1938 as a private association of approximately 600 member companies located throughout the six-state region. For decades, SBANE ran diverse, educational and networking programs each year with active chapters in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
The New England Business Association was founded in 1938 as a private association of approximately 600 member companies located throughout the six-state region. For decades, SBANE ran diverse, educational and networking programs each year with active chapters in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

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