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    Congratulations to Beth Anderson, CEO and Founder of SVP Boston Investee Phoenix Charter Academy Network, in being named co-chair of Governor-elect Baker’s Education Advisory Committee. Read More »

    After just one year into retirement from Nypro, a company where Ted Lapres worked for 25 years and which he helmed the last seven, Ted has figured out a way to stay very busy with SVP Boston (lucky us!) and our grantee Bottom Line (lucky them!). Read More »

    "SVP provides value-add consulting and technical expertise, giving us access to great minds with amazing backgrounds and bench strength at a critical moment of growth. You don’t get access to that kind of talent without a partner like SVP," says Sherry Riva, Executive Director of Compass Working Capital -- former SVP Boston grantee. Read More »

    Get inspired by SVP grantee, Boston Debate League, and the students of Brighton High in this 3 minute video…you won’t be disappointed! Read More »

    From joining the Investment and Recruitment Committees to conducting intensive grantee leadership trainings and now spearheading the Boston Debate League's volunteer project, Nancy has made her first year at SVP Boston a memorable (and beneficial) one for our grantees and Partners alike. Read More »

    Bottom Line’s College Success program will serve a record number of 500 first-year students this year and throughout their undergraduate career, providing essential guidance on everything from financial aid to housing to course selection. Read More »

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    SVP Boston Holiday Social

    December 4, 2014 6:00 pm

    SVP Partners and their guests will gather for an evening of laughter and holiday cheer! Read More »

    SVP Boston’s Think Tankathon

    January 29, 2015 6:00 pm

    Great minds and action collide as we tackle real-world problems at this year’s winter meeting! Read More »