Young Professional Board

Playworks New England’s program is benefiting enormously from the time and expertise of our Young Professional Board. These champions generously offer advice and guidance to staff, identify resources to support the program, and help guide ongoing growth in the region. Current members of the Board are:


John Brody



Patrice Cort

Academy of Pacific Rim Charter School


Helga DaRosa

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts


Ian Epperson-Temple

Holland & Knight, LLP


Matthew Gorham

Brown Brothers Harriman


Jason Hitt

Brown Brothers Harriman


Stephanie Moroney



Ursula Munger

Fidelity Investments


Lauren Simonelli



Lauren Thornton




If you are interested in learning more about the opportunity to join the Playworks New England Young Professional Board, please contact Leah Kelly at