Board of Directors
Patricia Beggy is principal of the Morse Elementary School in Cambridge, MA. A champion of garden-based learning, Ms. Beggy has served on the CitySprouts board for six years.
Jonathan Cosco has been practicing real estate and environmental law since 1998. He currently is counsel at the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development, where he works on issues pertaining to affordable housing and presides over administrative appeals under the state’s affordable housing law. Prior to joining DHCD Jonathan worked in two of Boston’s largest law firms practicing real estate and land use law. Jonathan received a BA degree in history from Brown University in 1993 and joint JD/MEM degrees from Duke University in 1998. He currently resides in Ipswich with his wife and two children.
Terrence Hayes is the president of Siena Construction Corporation based in Cambridge, MA. Siena provides contractor services to the life-science, commercial, historical, and non-profit industries in and about the metro-Boston area as well as greater New England. He grew up in Quincy, MA and Littleton, CO. He received his B.A. in Literature and Philosophy from Siena College, located outside of Albany, New York, pursued post-graduate work in architectural and landscape design at the Boston Architectural College, and has volunteered his time for many organizations including: the Conservation Commission in Chelsea, MA, the Mystic River Watershed Association, the Massachusetts Nurses Association, City Year, and Zoo New England. Terry lives in Arlington, MA, with his wife and his two-year-old son (who helps to keep him in running shape).
Bill Kane is a Senior Director with BioMed Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns and operates commercial real estate in Boston, Cambridge, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New York. Bill is based in BioMed’s Cambridge office and is active with many Boston and Cambridge community organizations. Previously Bill managed real estate development projects for the Fallon Company, Davis Marcus Partners, Lyme Properties, and Turner Construction. He received a BS in Civil Engineering from Tufts University, and an MIS/MBA dual degree from Boston University. Bill currently lives with his wife and four kids in Marblehead, MA.
Brian Kelley is currently a Vice President responsible for Commercial Lending and Commercial Real Estate Lending at the Cambridge Trust Company – a community Bank based in Cambridge since the late 1890’s. He is involved with a number of not-for-profit organizations in the Cambridge area and he is also the treasurer of the Harvard Square Business Association. He graduated from Connecticut College in 1981 with a degree in Environmental Studies and he lives in Wellesley with his wife and 2 children.
Brendan McCarthy joined Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (BBH), a leading privately held bank and financial services firm, in 2006. He currently leads a Client Service team within the Investor Services line of business, with responsibility for 15 institutional relationships. He was named an Assistant Vice President of the firm in 2012. Prior to his tenure at BBH, Brendan spent two years at State Street Corporation in a portfolio administration role. Brendan graduated magna cum laude from Villanova University in 2004 with a BA in Philosophy, concentrating in Social and Political ethics. The son of a kindergarten teacher, Brendan grew up in Sudbury, MA and currently resides in Boston with his wife. In his free time Brendan is an active member of the Villanova University Alumni Association. His interests also include food and cooking, marathon running, and travel.
Caitlin Murray is a Business Law Associate at Goodwin Procter LLP, where she represents a broad range of life science, energy and technology companies. Her practice focuses on representing companies in the early stages of their life cycle. Caitlin graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Nuclear Science and Engineering, and holds a J.D. from Washington University School of Law. While in law school, Caitlin was an editor of the Washington University Journal of Law and Policy.
Jeff Perrin is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Psychology and Applied Therapies Division at Lesley College. He is also an adjunct Professor in the Ecological Teaching Learning program at Lesley University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. At Lesley College, Jeff has taught classes in Social Psychology, Happiness and Well-Being, Ecopsychology, and Research Methods. His current research interests involve assessing the contextual influences on socially courageous actions. He is also interested in ecopsychology, conservation psychology, and inquiry based-learning. He has presented his work at national and international conferences. Prior to joining the faculty at Lesley, Jeff taught at the University of New Hampshire, Tufts University, and the Showa Boston Institute for Language and Culture. He earned a BA from Trinity College (CT), an MA from the University of Michigan, and an MA and PhD in psychology from the University of New Hampshire.
Henry K. Vandermark is President of Solar Wave Energy, Inc., a Cambridge based solar energy company providing monitoring services to measure and manage solar and other renewable energy production. He has taught courses and workshop on solar energy technology for teachers, students and trades professionals. He is president of the Boston Area Solar Energy Association, a nonprofit providing the BASEA Forums, a lecture series for adults and the Jr. Solar Sprint, a hands-on learning program for middle-school students. Henry is a lifelong residence and lives in Cambridge with his wife and daughter who attends the Haggerty school.