MACCE Chamber Health Coop Steering Committee
The MACCE Chamber Health Coop is led by a five member Steering Committee.
Tom O’Rourke, IOM, CCE
Executive Director of MACCE Cooperative; President of MACCE; Board of Directors of MACCE
Mr. O’Rourke was elected President of MACCE in May of 2011 and also serves as President & CEO of the Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce. His previous experiences include being President of the Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce, President of the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce, President and CEO of the United Way of Greater Plymouth County, and the Director of Membership Development at the Neponset Valley Chamber of Commerce. Mr. O’Rourke has a BA from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, a teaching certificate from Bridgewater State College, and has earned the Institute for Organization Management (IOM) certification.
Kelly Thompson Clark, IOM
Board of Directors of MACCE
Ms. Thompson Clark serves on the Board of Directors of MACCE, is President of the New England Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (NEACCE) and is President & CEO of the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce (CCC). Previously, she served as President of MACCE and served as a Board member of NEACCE and the MA Association of Membership Development. Her previous experiences include working as Director of Member Services for the CCC, Director of Membership for the New Castle County Chamber and VP of Marketing & Membership for the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Thompson Clark has been with the Cambridge Chamber for twelve years.
Member of MACCE
Mr. Cooney is President & CEO of the Metro South Chamber of Commerce, which is a member of MACCE. He has previously served as President & CEO of the Cape Cod Canal Region Chamber of Commerce, and as Vice President of the Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce. He has a BA from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and a MPA from Suffolk University Sawyer School of Management.
Roy Nascimento, IOM
Vice President of MACCE; Board of Directors of MACCE
Mr. Nascimento is a Vice President of MACCE, Co-Chair of the MACCE Council of Chambers, President of the New England Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (NEACCE), and President & CEO of the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce. Previously he has served as the VP of the Board of NEACCE, President of the Attleboro Area Chamber of Commerce, and Vice President of the Metro South Chamber of Commerce. He has a BA from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, an MPA from the Suffolk University School of Management, IOM certification, and a certificate from the American Economic Development Council.
Board of Directors of MACCE
Mr. Supranowicz serves on the Board of MACCE and is President & CEO of the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce. Prior to this he held the position of Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer and was the Executive Director of the Northern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, Mr. Supranowicz serves on the board of directors of the Berkshire Economic Development Corporation, The Berkshire County Regional Employment Board, the board of trustees of Berkshire Community College, and on the steering committee for the Berkshire Leadership Program. He is a cooperator for MCLA, co-chair of the Berkshire Wireless Learning Initiative Steering Committee, serves on the Early Education for All’s Campaign Advisory Committee, and serves on the Governor’s Regional Competitiveness Council Education and Workforce Task Force. As a non-traditional student he attended Berkshire Community College and is in the final stages of a Business Administration Degree from MCLA.
MACCE Cooperative Advisers
The MACCE Cooperative is advised by Affordable Futures, LLC.
Before founding Affordable Futures, Mr. Haas was a health care consultant to the Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General. Previously, he worked on the staff of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, and for the management consulting firm Bain & Company. He is a licensed health insurance broker, and has a MBA and a BA from Harvard University.
Mr. Mitchell has over thirty years of experience across a range of health care payers, providers, and service organizations. He was formerly an Executive Vice President at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, a Vice President at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and a Vice President at Inspiris. He began his career at New York University Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Richard also has served as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President at Roger Williams University. He received a Masters in Business from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a BS from Tufts University.