Leadership

Executive Director

Timothy J. Connelly

Timothy J. Connelly

CEO/Executive Director
Executive Administration

Timothy J. Connelly is the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, or MassTech. Tim is an experienced leader with distinguished career in financial services, as well as a passion for civic engagement, social impact, workforce development, and regional economic growth.
 

Leadership Team

Chris Andrews

Chris Andrews

Chief Financial and Operations Officer
Finance

Chris has extensive experience in a variety of management roles in the technology sector. He has co-founded a computer hardware and a software company, has served on the executive management team of several high-growth technology companies, and has overseen the finance, human resources, IT, legal, facilities, and other finance and administration groups in these companies. Chris is a graduate of Harvard College and Boston College Law School.

Philip F. Holahan

Philip F. Holahan

Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel
Legal and Administration

Phil has significant experience in matters related to science and technology policy and public economic development programs. He previously served as the Assistant Secretary and General Counsel of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Economic Affairs and General Counsel of the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education. Phil received his undergraduate degree from the College of the Holy Cross, M.P.A. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University, and J.D. and Master of Laws in Taxation degrees from Boston University School of Law.

Patrick Larkin

Patrick Larkin

Deputy Director, MassTech and Director, Innovation Institute,
Innovation Institute

Patrick Larkin is Founder and Director of the Innovation Institute, the economic development division of the MassTech Collaborative (MassTech), one of the nation's first state agencies to focus on innovation-based economic development.  The Innovation Institute at MassTech collaborates across sectors and regions to support the Commonwealth’s Innovation Economy, which drives jobs, startups, and business growth. Mr.

Holly Lucas Murphy

Holly Lucas Murphy

Director of Human Resources
Human Resources

Holly has been responsible for leading human resource activities for both the investment and technology sectors. She has served a diverse group of employees by managing the responsibilities of employee relations, compensation and benefits, recruitment and staffing, organizational development, performance planning and immigration/ex-pat programs.  With experience in managing several corporate acquisitions, she has acted as an Organizational Development consultant to align talent with human capital needs and enhance culture.

Ira Moskowitz

Ira Moskowitz

Director of Advanced Manufacturing Programs at MassTech

Ira Moskowitz is the Director of Advanced Manufacturing Programs at the Mass Tech Collaborative.

Maeghan Silverberg Welford

Maeghan Silverberg Welford

Chief of Staff at MassTech and Senior Advisor at MeHI
Research and Communications

A Massachusetts native and Boston College graduate, Maeghan most recently served as Director of External Affairs for the Commonwealth’s Office of the Attorney General and has held numerous roles in communications, new media, operations, and public affairs in state and municipal government. Maeghan serves on the Advisory Board of the New Leaders Council Boston Chapter, a nonprofit organization working to advance entrepreneurship in a new generation of political leadership.

Laurance Stuntz

Laurance Stuntz

Director, MeHI
MeHI
Laurance Stuntz is the Director of the Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech, or MeHI. He is an experienced and passionate leader working to help Massachusetts leverage digital health innovation for better economic and care delivery outcomes.