Chapter focus Boston: in this issue, the spotlight is on FEI's Boston Chapter. Following the tragic bombings, members of FEI's Boston Chapter are responding.

Author:Westfall, Christopher
Position:FEI NEWS

We invite participation of chapters for this section. To have your chapter profiled, contact Managing Editor Christopher Westfall ( or 973.765.1095.


Area Covered: Greater Boston; Providence, Rhode Island; southern New Hampshire; and southern Maine.

Year Founded: 1934

Number of Members: 750

Among Member Companies: Accenture, Bain & Co., Boston Beer Co., Boston University, Dunkin' Brands Group Inc., Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, New England Journal of Medicine and Raytheon, just to name a few.

Annual Dues: $85

Meeting Schedule: A dinner meeting on the third Wednesday of each month.

Recent Highlights: Local civic and business leaders came together in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon tragedy to help create The One Fund ( to benefit victims and their families.

Everyone has demonstrated the strength and resiliency of the city, and the slogan "Boston Strong" has emerged. FEI members have backed this city-wide effort with personal contributions and our chapter has encouraged the board and their companies to support the charity as well. Within three weeks of the tragedy, the One Fund has raised $30 million from corporate and individual supporters.

Interestingly, Richard DesLauriers, special agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Boston office, was the kickoff speaker of our meeting season in September. He later led the...

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