When you see them at Dunkin' Donuts, tell them "Congratulations!"
Belmont residents Patricia Jacobs, president of AT&T New England and Thomas P. Glynn, CEO and executive director of the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport), were elected by the board of directors of the New England Council to serve on the board of the non-partisan alliance of businesses, academic and health institutions, and public and private organizations.
Jacobs and Glynn make up a third of the six new members board of directors.
Before joining Massport in 2012, Glynn was the chief operating officer of Partners Healthcare, overseeing an $8 billion network of teaching hospitals that includes Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital and also served as Deputy U.S. Labor Secretary during the Clinton Administration. Glynn earned a B.A. in Economics from Tufts University and a Ph.D. from the Heller School at Brandeis University.
Before assuming her current position, Jacobs held several leadership positions at ATT including Vice President for International Public Affairs and Regional Vice President for Federal Public Affairs. Previously, she served as an aide to US Rep. Edward J. Markey. Jacobs earned a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from Boston College.