Edwin Reilly was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2013, and currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees. He also serves as Chair to the HCBS Committee, and serves on the Finance, Health Care, Investment, Marketing, and Executive Committees.
Mr. Reilly was Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at Aquamer Medical Corporation, a development stage company with interests in vertical farming in the urban environment. Other career leadership positions included serving in the role of Chief Executive Officer at Andover Medical, Bellacasa Productions Inc., dba Quamer Inc., OrthoRehab Inc., and Med Diversified, Inc. Mr. Reilly also served in the role of Vice President, Human Resources for Ares-Serono Group and Revlon Health Care Group.
Mr. Reilly also serves on the board for Winterplace at Okeomo Condominium Association Inc.
Mr. Reilly received his MBA from New York University and his BS from Fordham University.
Howard Rubin has served on the Board of Advisors since 2015. He also is a member of the Investment Committee.
Mr. Rubin serves as Managing Member and the Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Midwood Capital. Mr. Rubin is primarily responsible for all of the non-investment activities of the Investment Manager including fund accounting, client service and marketing and compliance. Prior to joining Midwood Capital in early 2012, Mr. Rubin was the Managing Member and Chief Operating Officer of Tara Hill Capital Management LP, a Boston-based US long/short equity hedge fund firm he helped form in 2009.
Mr. Rubin was previously the Senior Managing Partner of Boldwater Capital Management, a $300 million long/short hedge fund organization based in Boston. Before forming Boldwater in 2001, Mr. Rubin spent 17 years and was a Director and member of the Executive Committee at Standish, Ayer & Wood, Inc. (now Standish Mellon Asset Management), an investment firm with approximately $41 billion in assets under management as of July 2001.
Mr. Rubin has served on the Board of Trustees of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center since 2000, where he is a member of the Finance Committee and was member of the Overseer Nominating Committees for many years. He previously served as a Trustee of Hebrew College (2007-2013) where he chaired the Finance Committee from 2007 to 2011. He also serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Advisors of The George Washington University School of Business (since 1997) and previously was a member of the Parents Campaign Philanthropy Board for a decade. He is the incoming Chair and Board Member of the Budget and Administration Committee of the Combined Jewish Philanthropies where he previously served as Co-Chair of the Major Gifts Committee. He was an original member of Congregation Or Atid of Wayland, where he previously served as President, Chair of the Finance Committee, Board Member and Co-Chair of the Building Committee (with Michael Tichnor and Steven Lebovitz).
Mr. Rubin received an MBA from Harvard Business School and holds a BBA in Finance and Accounting from The George Washington University. Mr. Rubin is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analysts Society.
Tina Vasconcelles was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2016, and to the position of Chair in September 2018. Ms. Vasconcelles’ involvement with North Hill began in 2015 as a member of the Board of Advisors. During her tenure, Ms. Vasconcelles served as Chair of the Human Resources and Investment Committees.
Ms. Vasconcelles is a retired international investment professional. She was a Portfolio Manager and Partner at Oechsle International Advisors for over fifteen years overseeing a portfolio of over $3 billion in international equities.
Ms. Vasconcelles has continued to stay engaged in her community in leadership positions in many organizations in Wellesley. She was President of the Wellesley Service League and currently sits on the Executive Board as Sustainer Co-Chair. She also is a member of the Long-Range Planning Committee at the Wellesley Country Club and is the Treasurer of the Wellesley Chapter of AFS, the intercultural exchange student program. She is also a committed volunteer of Relay for Life, the major fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, which takes place in Needham every May.
Ms. Vasconcelles has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University with a double major in Economics and Psychology. Ms. Vasconcelles was a full scholarship tennis player at Northwestern University. She also has a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where she majored in Finance.
Paul Watanabe is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute for Asian American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He served on President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and as the first Chair of the U.S. Census Bureau’s National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations. He is President of the Board of Directors of the Nisei Student Relocation Commemorative Fund; a member of the Advisory Board of the New Americans Integration Institute; the Board of Directors of the South Shore Health System; and the Board of Trustees of the Harry H. Dow Memorial Legal Assistance Fund. His publications have appeared in the principal journals of his field as well as in scholarly volumes. He is the author of Ethnic Groups, Congress, and American Foreign Policy.
Sarah Wilcox was elected to the Board of Trustees in 2012 and currently serves on the Human Resources Committee.
Ms. Wilcox is Senior Parish Administrator and Assistant Treasurer at Trinity Church in Boston, one of the ten largest Episcopal churches in the United States. She has also served as Associate for Administration and Assistant Treasurer at Trinity. Earlier in her career, she was Senior Vice President and Senior Client Manager at Bank of America, Vice President and Director of Community Reinvestment Initiatives at Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Company, and Vice President and Group Head at Bank of New England.
Ms. Wilcox has served on several boards for other non-profit organizations, including Boston Episcopal Charitable Society, Massachusetts Health Research Institute, and Trustees of Sears and Other Funds. She also serves as Treasurer/Director and Committee Member for Sherrill House, Chair of the Nominating and Grants Committees for Trinity Church, and Assistant Treasurer/Director and Committee Member for Faulkner Hospital.
Ms. Wilcox received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Smith College.