The Gathering Place is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Connolly as the organization’s first Executive Director. Mary came to The Gathering Place a little over a year ago to assist the organization in executing its successful capital campaign. With over 10 years experience in the nonprofit sector, Mary holds a BA in economics and sociology from Brandeis University.

“Working with The Gathering Place has been such a rewarding experience. I have had the opportunity to see firsthand the generosity of the volunteers and guests at The Gathering Place and I am so thankful to have been welcomed into this community.”

As Executive Director, Mary will assist the Board of Directors in the areas of community relations, programs and operations so that the organization can achieve its vision and mission.