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For each of the past 5 years, Stars has honored  40 individuals for making a difference in their professions and in their communities.  This year, we asked our 200 “40 Under 40” awardees to nominate the mentor that helped make their success possible. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO JOINED US on April 28th to celebrate these inspiring relationships, as well as Stars’ 45th Anniversary of providing quality early education and youth development programs.

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2016 Honoree Mentors:

Ron Adams

Teacher, Broad Meadows Middle School

Quincy Public Schools


Sheri Adlin

Executive Director

South Shore Stars


Stacey Alcorn


LAER Realty


Paula Asack

Head of the House

The Asack Household


Tom Banks

First Vice President, District Manager

Rockland Trust


Sean Beasley


MA Dept of Transitional Assistance


Bob Bergquist


Cell Phones for Soldiers, Inc.


Bill Boozang

AVP & Dean of Online & Continuing Education

Newbury College


Nancy Callanan

Community Development Director (Retired)

City of Quincy


 Michelle Carson

Director, Audit and Risk Management

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA


Yongmei Chen

Senior Vice President, Eastern Bank


John  F. Conroy


Granite Woodworking Company


Linda Crockett

Retired Family Service Social Worker

Boston Head Start ABCD / APAC


Susan Daileader

Vice President and Financial Consultant

Rockland Trust


Tom Evans

Elementary Educator (Retired)

Whitman, Whitman-Hanson, East Bridgewater, and Norwell


Laraine Finneran

Senior Branch Manager

Liberty Mutual Insurance


Maureen Fitzgerald


Cupcake Mojo


Madison Flowers

Associate Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Eastern Nazarene College and

Membership Services Associate, SSYMCA


William C. Galvin

State Representative

Commonwealth of MA


John Griffin

Executive Vice President, State Street


Edward Jacoubs

Director of Grants & Sponsored Projects

Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office


Jill King


Restaurant Oro in Scituate, MA


Thomas Koch


City of Quincy


Effie Lee

Senior Vice President

State Street


Bobbie London

Social Worker

South Shore Stars


Pauline Murnin

Corporate Citizenship

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA


Charles Myers


Massachusetts Hydrogen Coalition


Jaye Nashawaty

Senior Vice President

State Street


Peter Newton

CEO, Propel Business Services and CRO, GateHouse Media


Jay Nuss


Jay Nuss Realty Group


Earl Phalen

CEO, Phalen Leadership Academies


Steve Powell

Vice President

State Street


Alicia Shea

Part -Time Assistant Professor

American International College


Thomas Tarpey

Transportation Security Administration


James G. Welch

Partner (Retired)

Needel, Welch & Stone, PC


Raffi Yardemian

Vice President, Experian Data Quality