Category Archives: Philanthropy

Lessons Learned from Two Decades in Philanthropy

Today I am celebrating my 20th anniversary working at Hemenway & Barnes. Twenty years is a long time. Technology has changed our world in so many ways – email, Windows, and the Internet were all relatively new business tools in … Continue reading

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Antiquities, Lasagna, and Preserving a Family Legacy

I spend much of my professional life working directly with families to preserve the past, yet build on top of it. While it sounds lofty, it really involves listening to families about what was important in their shared history, helping … Continue reading

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The Smithsonian, Ralph Lauren and a Lesson in Philanthropy

This past weekend, I traveled to Washington, DC for a family event. We had a half-day free before we flew back to Boston, and decided to do some sightseeing along the National Mall. At my daughter’s request, we went to … Continue reading

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